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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 Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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 chang'd,nor wish'd to change his place; Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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 Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, [place; By doctrines fashion'd...
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Murray's English Grammar Simplified: Designed to Facilitate the Study of the ...

Allen Fisk - English language - 1822 - 176 pages
...meaning of every or each , at, 4 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. — Goldsmith. that is, ' every year.' There is a particular use of the indefinite article which deserves...
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The Nic-Nac; or, oracle of knowledge, Volume 3

1825
...brother, the clergyman, to whom he dedicated his poem, The Traveller, and whom tte has depicted as " A man to all the country dear. And passing rich with forty pounds a jear." (" Quebec Paper, 5 Nov. 1823.) AMERICAN TEA. — A letter from W. Y.Lewis, ofNew Orleans, states...
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 80 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...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, More...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 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...Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place ; Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far other...
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The Evangelical rambler [by T. East]., Volume 1

1824
...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...e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, his place : . Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrinei fashion"d to the varying hour: For other...
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The Etonian

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Walter Blunt - English essays - 1824
...than the following : — " Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor vvish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek...pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour -. Fat other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to rise. *****...
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The Etonian, Volume 3

1824
...happiness than the following : — " 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 pow'r, By doctrines fashion 'd to the varying hour : Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize, More bent to raise...
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St. Ronan's Well, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Innerleithen (Scotland) - 1824 - 250 pages
...no particular objections, 1 will light my sheroot," Sic. &c. &c. CHAPTER XVI. THE CLERGYMAN. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year. DRYDEN, from Chaucer. MRS. DODS'S conviction, that her friend Tyrrel had been murdered by the sanguinary...
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