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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 Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - Poetry - 1852 - 144 pages
...thy bowers their cheerful influence shed ; These were thy charms, — but all these charms are fled. 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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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1853 - 176 pages
...forc'd 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...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. 6 And filed] ' The nightingale's pausing song would be the proper epithet for this bird's music.' —...
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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 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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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...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 Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1854 - 166 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 Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins, and T. Warton: With Lives ...

Oliver Goldsmith, William Collins, George Gilfillan, Thomas Warton - English poetry - 1854 - 303 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_tprn shrubs the place disclose,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Including a Variety ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...wretehed matron, fore'd in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling eresses spread, To piek her wintry faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly...The sad historian of the pensive plain.* Near yonder eopse, where onee the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where...
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The works of Oliver Goldsmith, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...altered m third. Slie, wretched matron, forced in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling cresses spread, To pick her wintry faggot from the...morn; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad liistorian of the pensive plain. 1 Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish Literature (in English) - 1854
...in age, for bread, 'v 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 ; y She only left of all the harmless train, \f\The sad historian of the pensive plain. ' Near yonder...
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The National Magazine, Volume 6

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American essays - 1855
...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, wilere a few torn shrubs the place...
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