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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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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 218 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...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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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1839 - 527 pages
...the plashy pring ; She, wretched matron, forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling both know what each has to expect; the lady transgresses,...a Russian young lady, therefore, is to be married, plai . Near yonder copse, where once the arden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith (the Poet.) - 1839
...age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from fhe thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till morn...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. • And jilled] ' The nightingale's pausing song would be the proper epithet for this bird's music.'...
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The Aldine Magazine of Biography, Bibliography, Criticism, and the ..., Volume 1

1839 - 336 pages
...engraving of the Cattage and the Widowed Matron, " who strip't the brook with mantling cresses spread :" " She only left, of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain." caught the public taste at once. Griffin gave fifty pounds first, but on the whole impression selling...
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The Miscellaneous Works of O.G.: To which is Prefixed Some Account of His ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1840 - 458 pages
...forced 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 smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild; There,' where a few torn shrubs the place...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...forced 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 smiled, And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose,...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1840
...cresses spread, To pick her wintry fagot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till mom : ' She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flow'r grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 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...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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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 127 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. [smiled, Near yonder copse, where once the garden And still where many a garden flower grows wild ;...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 pages
...the plashy pring i She, wretched matron, forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plai . Near yonder copse, where once the arden simTd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild...
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