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" For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn... "
The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ... - Page 27
by Robert Blair - 1804
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The Works of the English Poets: Lyttelton; West; Gray

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fhurc. J Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke 5 How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftrokcl Let not Ambition mock their ufc'ful toil, Their homely joys, and Ueftiny obfcure ; Nor...
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A Criticism on the Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard: Being a ...

John Young - 1783 - 90 pages
...envied kifs to fharc. VII. Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield ; Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftroke ! VIII. Let not Ambition mock their ufeful toil, Their homely joys, and deftiny obfcure...
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Pieces selected from the Italian poets, by A. Isola, and tr. into Engl ...

Agostino Isola - 1784
...knees the envied kifs to fhare. Oft did the harveft to the fickle yield, Their furrow oft the flubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftroke! Let not ambition mock their ufeful toil, Their homely joys, and deftiny obfcure ; Nor...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...knees the envied kifs to mare. Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftroke 1 Let not Ambition mock their ufeful toil, Their homely joys, and deftiny obfcure ; Nor...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...knees the envied blifs to fhare. Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield, The furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftroke ! Let no ambition mock their ufeful toil. Their homely joys, and defliny obfcure ; Nor...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...the envy'd kifs to fhare. Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has * broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftroke ! The rural day is here moft beautifully depidted : the images are fo obvious, fo natural...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...the envied kifs to fhare. Oft did their harveft to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftroke I Let not ambition mock their ufeful toil, Their homely joys, and deftiny obfcure; Nor...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - 1786 - 178 pages
...the envied kifs to fhare. Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield. ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftroke ! Let not Ambition mock their ufeful toil, Their homely joys, and deftiny obfcure Nor...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 68

English poets - 1790
...the envied kifs to fbare. Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke! How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftrokcf Let not ambition mock their nfcfal toil, Their homely joys, and deftiny obfcure ; Nor...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 64

English poets - 1790
...to fhare. Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke j How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ftrokc i Let not Ambition mock their ufeful toil, Their homely joys, and. deftiny obfcure ;...
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