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" Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never... "
Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales - Page 98
edited by - 1872
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...children leave the land. Ill fares the land , to haft'ning ills a prey ; , Where wealth accumulates , and men decay : Princes and Lords may flourish, or...breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd , can never be fupply'd. A time there was , ere...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay? Princes and lords may flourish, or...made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay; Princes and lords may flourish, or...made : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry...
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A Sermon, Delivered Before His Excellency Caleb Strong, Esq., Governor, the ...

Thomas Baldwin - Election sermons - 1802 - 36 pages
...deliberate judgment ; '"Hi fares the land, to hart'ning ills a prey, "Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish, or...made- : But a bold peasantry their country's pride, When once destroy *d, can never be supplied.'* It is an intelligent, virtuous, free and extensive population,...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or...made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...thy children leave the land. 711 feres the land, to hast'ning ills d prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish, or...made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ! Princes and lords may flourish, or...made : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...make them, as a breath has made; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's...its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome storey Just gave what life required, but gave no more : His best companions, innocence and health,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or...made : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords, may flourish, or...made : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry...
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