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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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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1819 - 108 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...garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower growf wild ; ' * There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The villageipreacher's modest...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...spring ; VOL. n. F She, wretched matrtm, forc'd in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden-flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's...
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The Munster Cottage Boy: A Tale ...

Regina Maria Roche - 1820
...doomed her in age— " To strip the brook, with man! ling cresses spread ; To pick her wintry fitggot from the thorn ; To seek her nightly shed, and weep till morn." At another time, and Mrs. Stovendale, but too susceptible, would have lent a patient as well as a pitying...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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 flow'r grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose,...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...the plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forced, 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. JSear yonder copse, where oace the garden smiled; And still where many a garden flower grows wild;...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 2

English literature - 1821
...hand, than mingle in the proudest assemblies. And, above all, startlingly true, beneath my feet was " Yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild." A painting from.the life could not be more exact. The stubborn currant-bush lifts its head above the...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1821
...hand, than mingle in the proudest assemblies. And, above all, startlingly true, beneath my feet was " Yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild." A painting from the life could not be more exact. The stubborn currant-bush lifts its head above the...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...the plashy spring: She, wretched matron, forced 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 smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose,...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 154 pages
...the plashy spring ; She, wretched matron, forced, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...weep till morn ; She only left of all the harmless tram, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...the plashy spring; She, wretched matron, forc'd, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling Nearyonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ; There,...
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