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" Sinks to the grave with unperceived decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way; And, all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past. "
The Works of the Rev. Thomas Zouch ... With a Memoir of His Life: By the Rev ... - Page 23
by Thomas Zouch, Francis Wrangham - 1820
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original ..., Volume 2

Sir James Prior - Authors, English - 1837
...dedicated the print from it to Goldsmith, with this inscription — " Sinks'to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way ; And...His heaven commences ere the world be past." " This attempt to express a character in the Deserted Village, is dedicated to [Dr. Goldsmith by his sincere...
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The life of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

sir James Prior - 1837
...dedicated the print from it to Goldsmith, with this inscription — " Sinks to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way; And...His heaven commences ere the world be past." " This attempt to express a character in the Deserted Village, is dedicated to Dr. Goldsmith by his sincere...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 527 pages
...Nor surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate : But on he moves ves and fields appear, Man seems the only growth that dwindles here. Contrasted faults through all j And, all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past Sweet...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Poems. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1837
...anxious day to husband near the close, And keep life's name from wasting by repose." — First edit] And, all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past.'>' Sweet was the sound, when oft, at evening's close, Up yonder hill the village murmur rose ; There,...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original ..., Volume 2

Sir James Prior - Authors - 1837 - 550 pages
...dedication of the poem to him, dedicated the print from it to Goldsmith, with this inscription — " Sinks to the grave with unperceived decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way ; A nd all his prospects brightening to the last, " '• heaven commences ere the world be past." "...
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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 218 pages
...Nor surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate : But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending...last, His heaven commences ere the world be past. Sweet was the sound, when oft, at evening's close, Up yonder hill the village murmur rose ; There,...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith (the Poet.) - 1839
...wound in the conflict ; the only method to come off victorious is by running away.' The Bee, p. 56. And, all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past ! Sweet was the sound, when oft at evening's close Up yonder hill the village murmur rose ; There,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1839 - 527 pages
...friend; Sinkę to the grave with unperccived decay, While resignation gently slopes the way ; Ami, (D5 05 N *& 9l& Sweet was the sound, when oft, at evening's close, Up yonder hill the village murmur rose; There us...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - Poetry - 1839 - 156 pages
...; No surly porter stands in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate ; But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his prospects brightening to...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...surly porter stands, in guilty state, To spurn imploring famine from the gate ; • But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending...resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his prospects bright'ning to the last, His heav'n commences ere the world be past. Sweet was the sound, when oft,...
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