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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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St. Ronan's well. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1824
...no particular objections, I will light my sheroot,» etc. etc. etc. CHAPTER HI. THE CLERGYMAN. A man he was to all the country dear. And passing rich with forty pounds a-year. DRYDEN,/rom Chaucer. MRS DODS'S conviction, that her friend Tyrrel had been murdered by the...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 19

Liberalism (Religion) - 1824
...the clergyman, to whom he dedicated his poem, ' The Traveller,' and whom he has depicted as • a man to all the country dear, " And passing rich with forty pounds a year." THE Westmoreland newspapers record the recent death of an industrious and taving clergyman, of the...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...There, where a tew 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, Aemote from towns he ran his godly race, [place ; Nor e'er had chang't), nor wish'd to change,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man o a-year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd norwish'd to change hisplace;...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1825 - 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...race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, [place ; By doetrines fashion'd to the varying hour ; Far...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...There where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village .preacher'^ modest mansion rose. A man he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich, with forty pounds a year ; / Remote from town's he ran his godly rac«, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, his plact, Unskilful he...
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Conversations on English Grammar: Explaining the Principles and Rules of the ...

Charles M. Ingersoll - English language - 1825 - 288 pages
...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." Goldsmith. That is, " every year." (he expression is equivalent to, " He is more warlike than learned...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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 changed, nor wish'd to change his place...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826
...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...towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor vvish'd to change his place ; Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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. Unpractis'd he, to fawn or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the varying hour : Far other aims...
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