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" THE Village Life, and every care that reigns O'er youthful peasants and declining swains ; What labour yields, and what, that labour past, Age, in its hour of languor, finds at last ; What form the real picture of the poor, Demand a song — the Muse... "
The London Quarterly Review - Page 282
1811
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The Life of the Rev. George Crabbe, LL.B.

George Crabbe - 1837 - 311 pages
...Truth and Nature shall we widely stray, Where Fancy leads, or Virgil led the way ?' " ' On JUineio's banks, in Caesar's bounteous reign, If Tityrus found the golden age again, Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong. Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song 1 From Truth and Nature shall we widely...
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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...VILLAGE. BOOK I. THE Village Life, and every care that reigns O'er youthful peasants and declining swains; What labour yields, and what, that labour past. Age,...last; What form the real Picture of the Poor, Demand a song—the Muse can give no more. Fled are those times, when, in harmonious stiains, The rustic poet...
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Hogg's Weekly Instructor, Volumes 1-2

1845
...to — 1 Village life, and every care that reigns ^ " O'er youthful peasants, ami declining swains ; What labour yields, and what, that labour past. Age,...last ? , What form the real picture of the poor,' ALO. In the month of December, 1783, Crabbe was married to Miss Elmy, to whom he had been long and...
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Titan: A Monthly Magazine..., Volume 1

1845
...to— ' Village life, and every care that reigns "is**1 O'er youthful peasant*, and declining swains ; What labour yields, and what, that labour past, Age,...last ? , What form the real picture of the poor,' &c. In the month of.December, 1783, Crabbe was married to Miss Elmy, to whom he had been long and devotedly...
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Poems

George Crabbe - 1846 - 359 pages
...Corydons complain, And shepherds' boys their amorous pains reveal, The only pains alas ! they never feel. On Mincio's banks, in Caesar's bounteous reign, If...found the Golden Age again, Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong, Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song ? From Truth and Nature shall we widely...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...Priest. THE Village Life, and every care that reigns O'er youthful peasants and declining swains ; ~What labour yields, and what, that labour past, Age,...Poor, Demand a song — the Muse can give no more. Fled are those times, when, in harmonious strains, The rustic poet praised his native plains: No shepherds...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF CRABBE, HEBER, AND POLLOK

1852
...Village Priest. THE Village Life, and every care that reigns O'er youthful peasants and declining swains; What labour yields, and what, that labour past, Age,...poor, Demand a song — the Muse can give no more. Yet still for these we frame the tender strain, Still in our lays fond Cory dons complain, And shepherds'...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - 1856 - 554 pages
...care that reigns O'er youthful peasants and declining swains ; What labor yields, and what, that labor past, Age, in its hour of languor, finds at last ;...poor, Demand a song — the Muse can give no more. HODEBJf PASTORALS RIDICULED. — VIRGIL'S ECLOGTES. — PIPES, PLOUGHS, POETRY. Fled are thoso times,...
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Evenings in Arcadia

John Dennis - 1865 - 321 pages
...Corydons complain, And shepherds' boys their amorous pains reveal, The only pains, alas ! they never feel. On Mincio's banks, in Caesar's bounteous reign, If...found the Golden Age again, Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong, Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song? From Truth and Nature shall we widely...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 11-12

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1869
...VILLAGE. THE village life and every care that reigns O'er youthful peasants and declining swains ; What labour yields, and what, that labour past, Age,...poor, Demand a song — the muse can give no more. No. 96. Fled are those times when, in harmonious strains, The rustic poet praised his native plains...
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