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" Over the door of a cottage on the estate are the following lines, composed by the learned lexicographer : — " Around this peaceful cot, this humble shed, If health, if confidence, if virtue tread, Though no proud column grace the gaudy door, Where sculptured... "
Jenkinson's practical guide to North Wales - Page 54
by Henry Irwin Jenkinson - 1878 - 437 pages
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Panorama of the beauties, curiosities, and antiquities of North Wales ...

Joseph HEMINGWAY - 1844
...are the following lines, the composition of the learned Doctor : — Around this peaceful cot, his humble shed, If health, if confidence, if virtue tread,...Though no proud column grace the gaudy door, "Where sculptur'd elegance parades it o'tr ; Nor pomp without, nor pageantry within. Nor splendid show, nor...
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Excursions in North Wales: a complete guide to the tourist. Edited by J. Hicklin

Wales - 1847
...following lines. the composition of the learned lexicographer ; — Around I his peaceful cot, his humble shed, If health, if confidence, if virtue tread....Nor pomp without, nor pageantry within. Nor splendid shew, nor ornament is seen; The swain shall look with pity on the great, Nor barter quiet for a king's...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1885
...this homely cot, this humble shed, If health, if confidence, if virtue tread ; Tho' no proud columns grace the gaudy door, Where sculptured elegance parades...seen ; The swain shall look with pity on the great, Nor barter quiet for a king's estate.' — 1768." Are these lines really by Johnson ? I have searched...
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Wanderings in North Wales

William Cathrall - 1851
...cottage on the estate are the following lines, written by Johnson : — " Around this peaceful eot, this humble shed, If health, if confidence, if virtue...seen ; The swain shall look with pity on the great, Nor barter quiet for a king's estate.— 1768." NANTGLYN, a few miles distant, is the birth-place of...
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The illustrated hand-book of North Wales: being the 5th ed. of Hemingway's ...

John Hicklin (of Chester.), Joseph Hemingway - 1853
...of a cottage on the estate are the following lines, the composition of the learned lexicographer:— Around this peaceful cot, this humble shed, If health,...seen ; The swain shall look with pity on the great, Nor barter quiet for a king's estate. 1768. Near to this place is the village of Henllan, about two...
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A guide through North Wales, including Anglesey, Caernarvonshire ...

William Cathrall, Andrew Crombie Ramsay (sir.) - 1860
...of Christianity, gave ardour to virtue, and confidence to truth." During his stay at Dr. Myddelton's residence Johnson wrote the following lines, intended...seen, The swain shall look with pity on the great, Nor barter quiet for a king's estate. — 1768." H Nantglyn, about 3 miles further up the stream which...
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Picturesque scenery in Wales

John Tillotson - 1860
...to the place. Here, in one of its detached cottages, we might write as Dr. Johnson did elsewhere : " Around this peaceful cot, this humble shed, If health,...column grace the gaudy door, Where sculptured elegance pervades it o'er, Nor pomp without, nor pageantry within, Nor splendid shew nor ornament is seen, The...
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Black's Picturesque Guide to Wales: North and South, & Monmouth-shire

Wales - 1870 - 435 pages
...door of a cottage on the estate are the following lines, composed by the learned lexicographer : — " Around this peaceful cot, this humble shed, If health,...seen, The swain shall look with pity on the great, Nor barter quiet for a king's estate. 1768." BRYNBELLA is the half- Welsh, half-Italian name of a villa,...
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The Gossiping Guide to Wales

Askew Roberts - Wales - 1882 - 208 pages
...health if competence and virtue tread Though no proud Column grace the gaudy door Where sculptur'd elegance parades it o'er Nor pomp without nor pageantry...is seen The swain shall look with pity on the great Nor barter quiet for a king's estate Written in 1763. From Gwaenynog we could extend our walk to Nantglyn...
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Black's picturesque guide to North Wales

Black Adam and Charles, ltd - 1883
...following lines, composed by the learned lexicographer: — 148 BKYKBELLA NAST8LTN LLEWENNZ HALL. *' iround this peaceful cot, this humble shed, If health, if...seen, The swain shall look with pity on the great, Nor barter quiet for a king's estate. 1768." BRYNBELLA is the half- Welsh, half-Italian name of a villa,...
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