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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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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...plashing 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 Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 134 pages
...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 smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild — There, where a few torn shrubs the place...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1851 - 176 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...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. e And jilled] ' The nightingale's pausing song would be the proper epithet for this bird's music.'...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with illustr. by J. Absolon [and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851
...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 ! Fear yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild...
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An English School Grammar: With Very Copious Exercises and a Systematic View ...

Alexander Allen, James Cornwell - English language - 1851 - 162 pages
...for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the thwn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till morn : She...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. ADVERBS. 164 An Adverb is a word joined to a Verb, an Adjective, or an Adverb, to qualify it, or to...
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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish literature - 1851 - 384 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...till morn ; She only left of all the harmless train, vs-"nPia1*? "•!••. i . The sad historian of the pensive plain. ;'. Near yonder copse, where once...
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The speaker: or, Miscellaneous pieces selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield, James Pycroft - 1851
...space between ; Prov'd, by the ends of being, to have been. POPE. CHAPTER V. THE COUNTRY CLERGYMAN. 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 modest...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 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...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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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...plashy spring ; IS0 She, wretched matron, forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...till morn ; She only left of all the harmless train, 135 The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still...
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