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" Not so the loss. The man of wealth and pride Takes up a space that many poor supplied; Space for his lake, his park's extended bounds, Space for his horses, equipage, and hounds : The robe that wraps his limbs in silken sloth Has robbed the neighbouring... "
The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of Popular ... - Page 905
by William Hone - 1837
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The every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volume 2

William Hone - 1859
...sloth, Has robbed the neighbouring fields of half their growth ; His seat, where solitary sport* arc seen. Indignant spurns the cottage from the green." And it is but too true that "the pressure of continuous pride" has driven farther and farther, from that day to this, the public from the rich man's...
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Essays on English and American Literature, and a Sheaf of Poems: Offered to ...

Jan Bakker, J. A. Verleun, David Wilkinson, J. v. d Vriesenaerde - Literary Criticism - 1987 - 241 pages
...equipage, and hounds; The robe thai wraps his limbs in silken sloth Has robb'd the neighbouring fields of half their growth; His seat, where solitary sports...seen. Indignant spurns the cottage from the green; Around the world each needful product flies, For all the luxuries the world supplies: While thus the...
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Viaggio nel pittoresco: il giardino inglese tra arte e natura

Teresa Calvano - Art - 1996 - 214 pages
...supplied; space for his lake, his park's extended bounds, space for his horses, equipage and hounds; ...His seat, where solitary sports are seen, indignant spurns the cottage from the green2. 1 La fama di Oliver Goldsmith (1730-74) soprattutto legata al romanzo I vicario di Wakefield;...
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The English Garden: A Social History

Charles Quest-Ritson - Gardening - 2003 - 280 pages
...equipage and hounds; The robe that wraps his limbs in silken cloth Has robb'd the neighbouring fields of half their growth; His seat, where solitary sports...seen, Indignant spurns the cottage from the green; Around the world each needful product flies, For all the luxuries the world supplies: While thus the...
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Life After Death: Widows and the English Novel, Defoe to Austen

Karen Bloom Gevirtz - History - 2005 - 218 pages
...which complains that "The man of wealdi and pride / Takes up a space that many poor supplied" (275-76). His "seat, where solitary sports are seen, / Indignant spurns the cottage from the green" while the "sounds of population fail" (281-82, 125). In the hands of virtuous, novelistic widows land,...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...equipage, and hounds; The robe that wraps his limbs in silken sloth Has robbed the neighbouring fields of half their growth; His seat, where solitary sports...seen, Indignant spurns the cottage from the green; Around the world each needful product flies, For all the luxuries the world supplies: While thus the...
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