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" Beside yon straggling fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view ; I knew him well, and every truant... "
The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ... - Page 66
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1780
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...mansion skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little sehool. A man severe he was, and stem RATIAN ODE, UPON CROMWEl.I'S RETURN FROM IRELAND. THE forward youth that would appear, Mus traee The day's disasters in his morning faee ; Full well they laugh 'd with eounterfeited glee At...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...mansion, skill'd to rule, The village-master taught his little school. — A man severe he was, and stem to view ; I knew him well ; and every truant knew....had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face : Full well they laugh'd, with counterfeited glee, At all his jokes —...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...mansion, skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school: A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well and every truant knew ; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laughed, with counterfeited...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school ; A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew ;...had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace, The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee At all his jokes, for...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...mansion, skill'd to rule, The village-master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view ; I knew him well, and every truant knew....had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee At all hia jokes, for...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...rule, The village master taught his little school : A man severe he was, and stern to view, i knew Mm In the mean time I'll go prepare the servants fur his reception : as wo seldom see disasters in his morning face; full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee At all his jokes, for...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...mansion skilled to rale, The village master taught his little school ; A man severe he was, and stern on earth in fame they lift Are senseless of the fume they give. The Hermit. Far learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning's face ; Full well they hiughed with counterfeited...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...mansion, skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school. A man severe he was, and stern to view — I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laughed, with counterfeited...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 527 pages
...mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school: A man severe he was, and stern leam'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school: A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learn ' d to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited...
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