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" For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care : No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn... "
Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales - Page 76
edited by - 1872
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the english anthology

T AGERTON - 1794
...obfcure; 30 Nor Grandeur hear with a difdainful fmile The fhort and fimple annals of the poor. The boaft of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty,...e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour. 35 The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye Proud, impute to Thefe the fault, Jf Memory o'er...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd...stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield , Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How...sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil , Their homely joys , and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield] How bow'd...stroke! . Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ! How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How...stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield. Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke .How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How...stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield , Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How...sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn E»k>be has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd...sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...mountains glow. See Heav'n its sparkling portals wide display, And break upon thee in a flood of day ! 141 The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all...wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye proud, to these impute the fault, If mem'ry o'er...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...useful toil, Their homely joys, and desliny ohscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of...pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th'inevitable hour; The paths of glory lead hut to the grave. Nor you, ye proud,...
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