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" At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks adorned the venerable place; Truth from his lips prevailed with double sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray. "
Studies from the English poets - Page 495
by George Frederick Graham - 1852 - 519 pages
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...contronl, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul— Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise. At...sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray. The service post, around the pious man, With steady zeal each honest rustic ran: Even children followed,...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...control, Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, And his last faltering accents whispered praise. At...sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray. The service past, around the pious man, With steady zeal, each honest rustic ran •, Even children...
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The convert. By the author of 'The two rectors'.

George Wilkins - 1826 - 444 pages
...for his calm persuasive eloquence. 'Twas in him that the ideal good man was seen actually to exist. " At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray." There was scarcely one in the town that had not applied to him for advice. If any embarked in trade...
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The Convert

George Wilkins - 1826 - 444 pages
...for his calm persuasive eloquence. 'Twas in him that the ideal good man was seen actually to exist. " At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray." There was scarcely one in the Wwn that had not applied to him for advice. If any embarked in trade...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 276 pages
...storm, Though round its breast the rolling clouds are spread^ Eternal sunshine settles on its head. At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray. The service past, around the pious man, With ready zeal, each honest rustic ran : . *JVon.had. -. t...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - 1829 - 276 pages
...control Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down, the trembling wretch to raise, And his last, faltering accents whispered praise....sway, And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray* The service past, around the pious man, With ready zeal, each honest rustic ran : Even children followed...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...control Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down the trembling wretch to raise, ֶ > }g HM* j sg M l ^ /ޣ׻ Km y { @C , f \ ٖbtah 8鈟|M? The service past, around the pious mau, With ready zeal, each honest rustic ran ; E'en children followed...
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“The” Works of Mrs. Sherwood: Being the Only Uniform Edition Ever Published ...

Mary Martha Sherwood - 1835
...your brow ? Recollect the description of the parish priest in that beautiful poem of Goldsmith.— " ' At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...; And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray. The service past, around the pious man, With ready zeal, each honest rustic ran ; E'en children follow'd...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1835 - 276 pages
...control Despair and anguish fled the struggling soul ; Comfort came down, the trembling wretch to raise, And his last, faltering accents whispered praise....prevailed with double sway, And fools, who came to scoff", returned to pray. The service past, around the pious man, With ready zeal, each honest rustic ran :...
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The Lady of the Manor: Being a Series of Conversations on the ..., Volume 2

Mary Martha Sherwood - 1835
...brow 1 Recollect the A& scription of the parish priest in that beautiful poem of Goldsmith. — " ' At church, with meek and unaffected grace, His looks...; And fools, who came to scoff, remained to pray. The service past, around the pious man, With ready zeal, each honest rustic ran; E'en children follow'd...
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