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" For, e'en though vanquished, he could argue still, While words of learned length and thundering sound Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew That one small head could carry all he knew. "
Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ... - Page 247
edited by - 1865 - 480 pages
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Beauties of poetry: consisting of elegant selections from the works of Pope ...

1814 - 300 pages
...story ran that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For ev'n though vanquish'd, he could argue still ; While words of learned length,...still they gaz.ed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. But past is all his fame ; the very spot Where many a time he triumph'd,...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...presage^ And even the story ran that he could guage : In arguing too, the parson owned his skill, For even though vanquished he could argue still ; While words...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. But past is all his fame. The very spot Where many a time he triumphed...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 154 pages
...story ran that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en though vanquish'd he could argue still ; While words of learned length...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew That one small head should carry all he knew. But pass'd is all his fame. The very spot, Where many a time he...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...skill, For e'en though vanquish'd, he could argue still ; While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around, ...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head rould carry all he knew. But past is all his fame. The very spot Where many a time he triumph'd,...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - 1828 - 560 pages
...ran that he could gauge. In arguing, too, the' parson own'd his skill ; For, even though vanquish'd, he could argue still : While words of learned length...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. WILLIAM FALCONER. BORN 1730 DIED 1769. THE author of the SHIPWRECK...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - 1828 - 300 pages
...severe in aught, The love he bore in learning was his fault; In arguing too, the parson owned his skill; While words of learned length, and thundering sound...still they gazed and still the wonder grew That one small head could carry all he knew. " EXPOSTULATION." " COWPER." Hast thou, though suckled at fair...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...tides presage And e'en the story ran that he could gauge ; In arguing, too, the parson powercd, they jvAu util I...close around their head, ley sink for ever, numbered smalihead could carry all he knew. But past is all his fame . the very spot Where many a time he triumphed,...
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A Third Book for Reading and Spelling: With Simple Rules and Instructions ...

Samuel Worcester - 1837
...And even the story ran that he could gauge : 4. In arguing, too, the parson owned his skill, For even though vanquished he could argue still ; While words...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head should carry all he knew. But past is all his fame. The very spot, Where many a time he...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...skill, For e'en though vanquish'd, he could argue still; While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around,...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. " But past is all his fame. The very spot ' Where many...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...too ; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And e'en the story ran that he could gauge ; In arguing too the parson owned his skill, For e'en...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. But past is all his fame. The very spot Where many a time he triumphed...
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