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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 Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...wretched matron, forc'd, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pic« her wintry faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till morn ; She onlv left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near vender copse, where...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...forc'd in age, (01; bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry fagot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep...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'^ modest...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...wretehed matron, fore'd, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling eresses spread, To piek thwith put themselves in seareh - )f Hudibras upon...Knight befel; For sueh, Crowdero being fast In dunge eopse, where onee the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826
...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...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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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...which was spent on the continent, settled in London, where he died. CHARACTER OF A VILLAGE PREACHER. NEAR yonder copse, 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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Reminiscences ...: With Memoirs of His Late Father and Friends, [etc].

Henry Charles William Angelo - England - 1828
...left, sense strengthening with his age, The faithful Mentor of the sinking stage. Near yonder church, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild, VOL. I. V There, where the opening shops the place disclose, The little manager's snug mansion rose....
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The Sacred Lyre, Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...rest ; We part with life— awake ! and there The jewel in our breast ! THE VILLAGE CLERGYMAN. NZAR yonder copse, where 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 Tillage preacher's modest...
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The parochial history and antiquities of Stockton upon Tees

John Brewster - 1829 - 578 pages
...lines have been often quoted, but were never more literally applied than on the present occasion. " Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden florecr grows wild ; There where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...the plashy pring ; She, wretched matron, forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling е." — "I don't know that," replied the wife; "...suppose, my dear," cried he, " we shall have it all i arden emil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the...
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