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" She, wretched matron, forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till morn ; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the... "
The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ... - Page 27
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1813 - 107 pages
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...ftrip the brook with mantling crefTes fpread , To pick her wint'ry faggot from the thorn , To feek her nightly shed, and weep till morn; She only left of all the harmlefs train, The fad hiftorian of the penfive plain. NEAR yonder copfe where once the garden fmil'd,...
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The Manual of Liberty, Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forc'd, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mant'ling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. ****** The man of wealth and pride, Takes up a space that many poor supply'd ; Space for his kke, his...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...the plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forc'd, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...the plashy spring: She, wretched matron, forc'd, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wint'ry faggot from the...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden sm i I'd , And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place...
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Œuvres, Volume 6

Jacques Delille - French literature - 1800
...deserted Village; et peut-tre ne sera-t-on pas fch de trouver ici les vers du pote anglois. Near yonder copse where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ; n There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose 2 n The village preacher's modest mansion rose....
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...forced, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry fagot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...the plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forc'd, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...matron, forc'd, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread ; To pick her wintVy faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and...of the pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once a garden smil'd, And still where many a garden-flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...God, from bliss, and tbee, My own tormentor let me be, THE COUNTRY CLERGYMAN. BY r.MLI'SMTTir. NEA n yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden-flow'r grows wild; There, where a ftw torn shruhs the place disclose, The village preacher's...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the thorn, And seek her nightly shed, and weep till morn ; She only...once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest...
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