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" Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never... "
Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales - Page 98
edited by - 1872
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey ; Where wealth accumulates, and men decay Princes and lords may flourish or may...made : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride,. When once destroyed, can never he supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every-rood...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay; Princes and lords may flourish or may...made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every...
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 80 pages
...sunshine settles on its head." " 111 fares the land, to hast'ning hills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish, or...made: But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd." " Stern o'er each bosom Reason holds her state, With during...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, by William C. Hall When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish, or...made : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or...made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every...
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Hints to agriculturists and others, residing in the neighbourhood of ...

1827
...THOMAS BURCH WESTERN, ESQ. Ill fares the laud, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and Lords may flourish or may...made ; But a bold Peasantry, their Country's pride, When once destroyed^ can never be supplied, GO£DSMITH. COLCHESTER: PRINTED AND SOLD BY SWINBORNE AND...
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No Emigration: The Testimony of Experience Before a Committee of ...

Absentee landlordism - 1828 - 60 pages
...DISPASSIONATE PERUSAL. January 1. 1823. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or...made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd can never be supplied. * * * * Good heavens ! what sorrows gloom'd that parting...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, [follows him off the Stage. Exit. Hardcastle. There's morality, however, in his reply. [Exit. When once destroy'd, can never be supplied. A time there was. ere England's griefs began, When every...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish, or...made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. time there was, ere England's griefs began, en every rood...
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