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" 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 disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with... "
Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ... - Page 144
by Pierce Egan - 1819 - 329 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 42

Books - 1770
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeil manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And parting rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor ere had changed, nor wiih'd to change his place ; UnOdlful he to fawn, or feek for power, By doftrines...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...difclofu, The village preacher's modell manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And pafling rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wiihed to change his placfr; Unpraftifed he to fawn, or feek for power. By doftrines fafhioned...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeft manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wifhed to change his place j Unpra&ifed he to fawn, or feek for power, By do&rines fafhioned...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...is always the ' garden fewer that grows « wild: A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wifh'd to change his place ; Unfkilful he to fawn, or feek for power, By doflrines fafhion'd to the...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeft manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear. And palfing. rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wifh'd to change his place; Unpraftis'd he to fawn, or feek for power, By doftrines fafhion'd to the...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

English poetry - 1785 - 289 pages
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeft manfion rofe. . A man he was, to all the country dear, And palling rich with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor ere had chang'd, nor wifh'd to change his place, Unfldlful he to fawn, or feek for pow'r, , , . . By...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der Schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 3

Johann Joachim Eschenaburg - Literature - 1789
...disclofe, The village preacher's modeft manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor ere had changed , nor wil h'd to change his place ; Unfkilful he to fawn, or feek for power, By doctrines...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...manfion role. A man he, was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich — with forty pounds a-year. Remote from towns, he ran his godly race ; Nor e'er had chang'd,. nor wifh'd to change his places ; Unpractis'd he, to fawn or feek-for power, By doilrines fafliion'd to...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...difclofe, The village preacher's modclt manlion rofe. A man he was to all the country dear, And parting tube as black .As wiih'd to change, his Uirlkilful he to fawn, or feck for pow'r, [place; By doctrines faihionM to the...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...difclofe, The village preacher's modcft manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And palling rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor ere had chang'd, nor wifh'd to change his place, Unfltilful he to fawn, orfeek forpow'r, By doftrincs...
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