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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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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1819 - 108 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The villageipreacher's modest mansion rose. A tnau he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor ere had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, his place...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...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 learh'd to prize,...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...'where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man Tie was to all the country dear, And passing rich with...year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor ere had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his plare ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, . , .. jjy...
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Briefe an eine deutsche Edelfrau: über die neusten englischen Dichter

Friedrich Johann Jacobsen - English poetry - 1820 - 741 pages
...year : Remote from townt he ran ftis godly race, ' , Nor e'er had chang'd , nor wish'd to ckange , his place. Unskilful he to fawn , or seek for pow'r,...doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; f'ar other aims Jiis heart had learn'd to prize, jMore bent to raise the wretched than to rise. Jlis house was known...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chapg'd, nor wish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 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...a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Pv7or e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place. Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 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; Bf'mote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place ; Unskilful...
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The Missionary Herald, Volume 69

Congregational churches - 1873
...to him, while officiating, for nearly forty years, as a missionary at Kailua and Ewn : — " ' A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year ; KemotQ from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place. Unskillful...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821
...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 towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd,nor wish'd to- change his place...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 154 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...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wish'd to change his place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd...
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