Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour; Far other aims his heart had learned to prize, More bent to raise the wretched than to rise. His house was known to all the vagrant train, He chid their wanderings, but... Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems - Page 62by Oliver Goldsmith - 1820Full view
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David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...dispossess the swain; . . . She only left of all the harmless train, The sad historian of the pensive plain. His house was known to all the vagrant train; He chid their wanderings, but relieved their pain; . . . Yes! let the rich deride, the proud disdain These simple...