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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 book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...marble with a tear, — He who preserv'd them — Pitt, lies here ! WALTER SCOTT. tjfjr CCountrj parson. NEAR 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 village preacher's...
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 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 disclose,...
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The Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

American literature - 1845 - 600 pages
...forced in age, for brend, 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 disclose,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 pages
...the plashy pring; She, wretched matron, forced in ago, 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 plui . Near yonder copse, where once the arden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors to ...

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1846 - 300 pages
...sleep-fetter'd pillow restore Our day-sport, distorted but pleasing, once more. THE COUNTRY CLERGYMAN. NEAR yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd* And still where many a garden flower grows wdd; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose^ The village preacher's modest mansion rose....
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...beside the plashy spring ; The 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. GOLDSMITH. THE FORCE OF PRAYER; OR, THE FOUNDING OF BOLTON PRIORY. & iTratnlion. " WHAT is good for...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - English poetry - 1847 - 186 pages
...beside the plashy spring ; The 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. GOLDSMITH. THE FORCE OF PRAYER; OR, THE FOUNDING OF BOLTON PRIORY. " WHAT is good for a bootless bene...
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The Vicar of Wakefield, a Tale: To which is Annexed The Deserted Village

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 288 pages
...wintry fngot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep til] morn ; She only left of all tne harmless train; The sad historian of 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 gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...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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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, 35 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, 40 And still where many a garden flower grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place...
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