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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... "
Exercises in Reading and Recitation - Page 154
edited by - 1828 - 251 pages
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...CCountrj parson. NEAR yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden-flow'r grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place...with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran Nor e'er had chane'd, nor wisk'd t < Unskilful he to fawn, or seek 1 By doctrines fashion'd to the...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still where many a garden-flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place...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...
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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
...harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild, There,...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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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
...and weep till morn ; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. Near yonder copse , where once the garden smil'd ,...village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to alNhe country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race,...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - 1843
...Bleep-fetter'd pillow restore Our day -sport, distorted but pleasing, once more. THE COUNTRY CLERGYMAN. N K.Ait yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And still...towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd nor wished to change his place : Unpractical he to fawn or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the...
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The Country Parson

Leslie J. Francis - 1989 - 237 pages
...than a matter of finding things. There's wood to be cut. Come along.' HOWARD SPRING (18891965) 52. There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose,...godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; Far...
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Giving: Charity and Philanthropy in History

Robert H. Bremner - 1996 - 241 pages
...resemblance to Chaucer's Parson in The Canterbury Tales. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild; There,...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his place; Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - 1995 - 385 pages
...above [Scott's note]. necessary; but probably few readers will think the following extracts tedious. Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd, And...disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. This is a fine natural stroke We see the 'copse,' the 'torn shrubs,' and the ' scatter' d flowers.'...
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Verse in English from Eighteenth-century Ireland

Andrew Carpenter - 1998 - 623 pages
...weep till morn; She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. 80 Near yonder copse, where once the garden smil'd. And...a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's'4 modest mansion rose. nie the loud laugh of the village simpleton. 12. In eighteenth-century...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...the whisp'ring wind, And the loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind. 4153 The Deserted Village A man , abide with me. 6670 'Praise, my soul, the King of...tends and spares us; Well our feeble frame he knows changed nor wished to change his place. 4 1 54 The Deserted Village He chid their wand'rings, but relieved...
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