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" Oppression forced me from my cot, My cattle died, and blighted was my corn. "
Prolusiones poeticæ; or, A selection of poetical exercises, in Greek, Latin ... - Page 64
by Prolusiones - 1788
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - 1771
...ftate yon lee : And your condition may be foon like mine, — The child of forrow — and of mifery. A little farm was my paternal lot, Then like the Lark I fprightly hail'd the morn ; Hut ah ! oppreffion forc'd me from my cot, My cattle dy'd, and blighted was my corn. My daughter...
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A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes, Volume 3

G. Pearch - 1775
...the ftate you fee : And your condition may be foon like mine, The chilli of forrow — and of mifery. A little farm was my paternal lot, Then like the lark I fprightly hail'd the morn ; But ah t oppreffion forc'd me from my cot, My cattle dy'd, and blighted was my corn. ...... y 2 Lur'd by .a...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 9

John Wesley - 1786
...to the flate you fee ; And your condition may be foon like mine, The child of forrow and of mifery. A little farm was my paternal lot, Then like the lark I fprightly hailed ihe morn f But ah! oppreffion forced me from my cot, My cattle died, ahd blighted was my com....
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue. And ...

1780 - 204 pages
...little farm was fny paternal lot, 71 Then like the larkl fprightly hail'd the morn} But ah! oppreflion forc'd me from my cot, My cattle dy'd, and blighted was my corn. My daughter—once the comfort of my age! Lur'd by a-villain from her native home., ' •Is caft abandon'd...
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A father's instructions; moral tales, fables, and reflections

Thomas Percival - 1781
...The child of forrow, and of mifery. A little farm was my paternal lot, Then like the lark Ifprightly hail'd the morn; But ah! oppreffion forc'd me from my cot, My cattle dy'd, and blighted was my corn. My daughter, once the comfort of my age, Lur'd by a villain from her native home, Iscaft abandon'd...
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A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes, Volume 3

G. Pearch, Robert Dodsley - 1783
...the ilate you fee : And your condition may be foon like mine, The child of forrow — and of mifery. A little farm was my paternal lot ; Then, like the...morn ; But ah ! oppreffion forc'd me from my cot, §\y cattle dy'd, and blighted was my corn. My cfatrghter — once the comfort of my age ! Lur'd by...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1785 - 405 pages
...be foon like mine, The child of Sorrow and of Mifery. * A little farm was my paternal lot, Then lite the lark I fprightly hail'd the morn ; But ah ! oppreffion...my cot, My cattle dy'd, and blighted was my corn. My daughter, once the comfort of iny age, Lur'd by a villain from her native home, Is caft abandon'd...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...foon like' mine, The child of Sorrow and of Mifery, A little farm was my paternal lor. Then like tne lark I fprightly hail'd the morn; But ah! oppreffion...my cot, My cattle dy'd, and blighted was my corn- My daughter, once the comfort of ray age, Lur'd by a villain from her native home, Is caft abanlon'd...
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

1787 - 198 pages
...your breaft, Your hand could not withhold the kind relief, And tears of pity could not be reprcit. A little farm was my paternal lot, Then, like the lark, I fprightly hailed the morn, My cattle died, and blighted was my corn, My daughter, once the comfort of my age,...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. IX.

1789 - 192 pages
...little farm was my paternal lot ; Then, like the lark, I sprightly hail'd the morn ; But ah ! oppression forc'd me from my cot, My cattle dy'd, and blighted was my corn. My daughter — once the comfort of my age ! Lur'd by a villain from her native home, Is cast abandon'd...
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