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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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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 iu his morning's face; Full well they laughed with counterfeited...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - Poetry - 1852 - 144 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's face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited glee At all his jokes,...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...mansion, skilled to rule, 195 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 ; 200 Full well they laughed with counterfeited...
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Copper Country Journal: The Diary of Schoolmaster Henry Hobart, 1863-1864

Henry Hobart - Copper industry and trade - 1991 - 346 pages
...maintment. II n'est pas tres froir in tres chaud. Goldsmith's Pedagogue. 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 no The days disasters in his morning face; Full well they laughed with counterfeited...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - Reference - 1995 - 385 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; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited...
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Thornes Classic Poetry: A Practical Guide for Key Stage 3

John Foster, Gordon Dennis - Poetry - 1995 - 124 pages
...skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school; A man severe he was, and stern to view; 5 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 Elements of Teaching

James M. Banner, Harold C. Cannon - Education - 1997 - 142 pages
...In "The Deserted Village," Oliver Goldsmith depicted one such teacher as "a man severe . . . 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. Few are now likely to be Goldsmith's "man severe." Today's successful...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray. 4 1 56 The Deserted Village A man severe he was, and stern e given champagne at lunch, there's a catch somewhere. LYSANDER d.395 BC 6668 learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laughed with counterfeited...
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The Legal Status of Pupils in Europe: Yearbook of the European Association ...

Jan De Groof, Hilde Penneman - Education - 1998 - 472 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; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laugh' d with counterfeited...
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The Records of Oxford [Massachusetts]

Freeland, Mary Dewitt Freeland - History - 2009 - 613 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 counterfeit...
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