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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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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...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...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Remote tVom towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wisli'd to change his place : Unskilful...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...To pick her wint'ry faggot from the thorn, To stck her nightly shed, and vreep till morn , She or.ly - Jfeat 188 DIDACTIC, DESCIUPTIVE.fce. 199 Neiryonder copse, whewoncc thegardensmil'd And still whm-inaii)...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...matron! forc'd in age for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pitk her wintYy faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till mum; She only left, of all the harmless train, The sad bjstorian of the pensive plain: Near yonder...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...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...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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 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 thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till mom : She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forced, in age, for bread, ifo strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...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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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...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...the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plaiu. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, -'till where many a garden flower grows wild...
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The traveller, The deserted village, and other poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 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...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smilM, And still where many a garden flower grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose,...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...fore'd, 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 smilM, And still where many a garden-flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrnbs the place disclose,...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...forced, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spreadTo 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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