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" 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, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with... "
Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ... - Page 144
by Pierce Egan - 1819 - 329 pages
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village-preacher's modest mansion rose. A man lie was, to all the country dear, And passing rich with...change his place : Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize,...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...There, where a ftw torn shruhs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place;...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year ; Remote from town* he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change bis place ; Unpractis'd he...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...meaning of every or each : as, " They cost five shillings a dozen ;" that is, " every dozen." " A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year." Golthmttt. that is, " every year." There is a particular use of the indefinite article, which deserves...
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The Irish magazine, and monthly asylum for neglected biography. Feb.-Nov ...

1808
...relative of Henry Brooke, feeling himfelf prefled by indigence formed a, defign of becoming author, NOTE. Remote from towns he ran his godly race,' Nor e'er had chang'd nor wilhed to changed h's place ; Unproflxed he to lawn or feek for pow'r, By doctrines fafhioned to the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with...change his place .;. Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had leam'd to prize, More...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with...change his place Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour : Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize,...
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Theological Works: To which is Prefixed Biographical Memoir of the ..., Volume 1

John Skinner - 1809
...Scotland, and who answered most literally to Goldsmith's description of the " Village Preacher :" " A man he was to all the country dear, " And passing rich...e'er had chang'd, — nor wish'd to change, his place !" The Reverend JOHN SKINNER, for nearly fir years Minister of the Episcopal Congregation in Longside...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...TlicrtMuere a few torn shrub* the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he rail his godly race, Xor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, his place : I'oskilful he to fawn,...
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The Pulpit, Or, A Biographical and Literary Account of Eminent ..., Volume 1

Peter L. Courtier - Christian biography - 1809 - 367 pages
...thirty years has this able divine continued to minister in the vicarage he now holds ; unwilling, as ' ' Unskilful he to fawn or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour !' ' Perhaps,' observes Mr. Robinson, in the Preface to his Scripture Characters, ' after all the controversial...
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