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" To them his heart, his love, his griefs, were given, But all his serious thoughts had rest in Heaven: As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells from the vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread.... "
The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author - Page 210
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...in heav'n. As some tall cliff that 'lifts its awful tbrm, Swells fronu the va.lt', and midway lehves the storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds...its head. Beside yon straggling fence that skirts (he way, With blossom'd furze, unprofitably gay; There, in his noisy mansion skill'd to rule, The village...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...gown, to share the good man's smile, His ready smile a parent's warmth erprest. Their welfare pleas'd him, and their cares distrest; To them his heart,...storm. Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head. PROVIDENCE. A HYMN. BY ADDI30N. TRE Lord my pasture shall...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1806
...derived his beautiful and parallel simile ; which, in reality, i* little more than a free translation : * As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...vale, and midway leaves the storm, Though round its head the rolling clouds ure spread. Eternal sun-shine settles on its head.' Dtscrted Village. Goldsmith...
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Lectures on the sacred poetry of the Hebrews; tr. by G. Gregory ..., Volume 1

Robert Lowth (bp. of London.) - 1816
...ready smile a parent's warmth express'd, ." Their welfare pleas'd him, and their cares distress'd J " To them his heart, his love, his griefs were given,...." Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, " Eternal sunshine settles on Jiis head.'" Deserted Village. T. There is another defect in...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...gown, to share the good man's smile. His ready smile a parent's warmth .exprest ; Their welfare pleas'd him, and their cares distrest : To them his heart,...Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With blosaom'd furze nuprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion skill'd to rule, The village master taught...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...warmth express'd, Their welfare pleased Mm, and their cares distress'd; To them his heart, his love, bis griefs were given; • But all his serious thoughts...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its bead. PROVIDENCE. A HYMN. BY ADII1SON. THE Lord my pasture...
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The traveller, The deserted village, and other poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 pages
...them his heart, his love, his griefs, were giv'n, But all his serious thoughts had rest in heav'n. As some tall cliff, that lifts its awful form, Swells...spread. Eternal sunshine settles on its head. Beside yon straggting fence that skirts the vray With blossom 'd furze, unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy...
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The Christian Herald, Volume 3

Theology - 1817
...the suggestions of interest — serene in the midst of political animosity and religions controversy, "As some tall cliff that lifts its awful form, Swells...vale, and midway leaves the storm ; Though round its breait the rolling clouds are spread, Eternal sunshine settles on its head." [Mr. Thomas Eddy, of New...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...His ready smile a parent's warmth expressed, Their welfare pleased him, and their cares distressed: To them his heart, his love, his griefs, were given,...Beside yon straggling fence, that skirts the way With blossomed furze, uqprofitably gay— There, in his noisy mansion, skilled to rule, The village master...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...warmth exprest, Their welfare pleas'd him, and their cares distrest ; To them his heart, his Jove, his griefs were given, But all his serious thoughts...straggling .fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze iia'pron'tably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rale, The village master taught his little...
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