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" To me more dear, congenial to my heart, One native charm than all the gloss of art. Spontaneous joys, where nature has its play, The soul adopts, and owns their first-born sway ; Lightly they frolic o'er the vacant mind, Unenvied, unmolested... "
Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems - Page 66
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1820
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The Lady's Magazine: Or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Volume 38

1807
...passion ;' to banish every unpleasant reflection from my memory; and diffuse tranquillity o'er my mind. ' But the long pomp, the midnight masquerade, With all...decoy, • The heart distrusting, asks if this be joy? GOLDSMITH. I felt seriously improved by my evening's ramble, and concluded it by repeating the following...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pages
...their first-born sway ; Lightly they frolic o'er the vacant mind, UnenvyM, unmolested, unconfin'd. But the long pomp, the midnight masquerade, With all...obtain, The toiling pleasure sickens into pain; And, ev'n while fashion's brightest charms decoy, The heart, distrusting, asks if this be joy. Ye friends...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...their first-born sway ; Lightly they frolick o'er the vacant mind, Unenvied, unmolested, unconfined. But the long pomp, the midnight masquerade, With all...brightest arts decoy, The heart distrusting asks, can this be joy ? Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 304 pages
...their first-born sway; Lightly they frolic o'er the vacant mind, Unenvy'd, unmolested, unconfin'd. But the long pomp, the midnight masquerade, With all...obtain, The toiling pleasure sickens into pain ; And, ev'n while fashion's brightest charms decoy, The heart, distrusting, asks if this be joy. Ye friends...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...first-born sway ; Lightly they frolic o'er the vacant mind, Unenvy'd, unmolested, unconfin'd. But the Ion; pomp, the midnight masquerade, With all the freaks of wanton wealth array'd, In these, ere trifters half their wish obtain, The toiling pleasure sickens into pain ; And, even while fashion's...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...their first-born sway ; Lightly they frolic o'er the vacant mind, Unenvy'd, unmolested, unconfin'd, But the long pomp, the midnight masquerade, With all...the freaks of wanton wealth array'd, In these, ere trifles half their wish obtain, The toiling pleasure sickens into pain ; And, ev'n, while fashion's...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809
...bliss go round ; Nor the coy maid, half willing to be prest, Shall kiss the cup to pass it to the rest. But the long pomp, the midnight masquerade, With all...the freaks of wanton wealth array'd, In these, ere t filters half their wish obtain, The toiling pleasure sickens into pain ; And, even while fashion's...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...their lust-born .way; tightly they frolic o'er the vacant mind, Unenvicd, unmolested, nnronfin'd : But the long pomp, the midnight masquerade, With all the freaks of wanton wealth array'd, Jn these, ere trifle™ half their witm obtain, The toiling pleasure sickens into pain ; And, ev'u...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...Lightly ELEGANT EXTRACTS, Lightly they frolic o'er the vacant mind, Unenvied, unmolested, unconfin'd : e, the proud disdain. These simple blessings of the lowly train : To me more dea array 'cl, In these, ere triflers half their wish obtain, The toiling pleasure sickens into pain: And,...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809
...their first-born sway ; Lightly they frolic o'er the vacant mind, Unenvy'd, unmolested, unconfin'd. But the long pomp, the midnight masquerade, With all the freaks of wanton wealth array ' d, In these, ere triflers half their wish obtain, The toiling pleasure sickens into pain ;...
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