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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 and Poetical Works of George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1901 - 584 pages
...Priest. 'lt и ; 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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A History of English Literature

E. J. Mathew - 1901 - 534 pages
...life, and every care that reigns O'er youthful peasant and declining swains What labour yields, anil what, that labour past, Age, in its hour of languor,...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 English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1901
...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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Crabbe

Alfred Ainger - 1903 - 210 pages
...scorn." " 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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Crabbe

Alfred Ainger, George Crabbe - 1903 - 210 pages
...scorn." " 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 strains The rustic poet praised...
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Crabbe

Alfred Ainger - 1903 - 210 pages
...led the way ? " Johnson substituted the following, and Crabbe accepted the revised version : — " 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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Poems, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1905
...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,...hour of languor, finds at last ; What form the real pidlure of the poor, Demand a song — ~the "Muse can give no more. Fled are those times when, in harmonious...
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 1

1905
...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 echo's of the Mantuan song ? From truth and nature shall we widely...
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English Poetry (1170-1892).

John Matthews Manly - 1907 - 580 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? 18 From Truth and Nature shall we widely...
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George Crabbe and His Times, 1754-1832: A Critical and Biographical Study

René Louis Huchon - 1907 - 561 pages
...conceal his contempt for the classic pastoral — true perhaps in antiquity, but out-ofdate in our day : On Mincio's banks, in Caesar's bounteous reign, If...found the Golden Age again, Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong, Mechanick echoes of the Mantuan song ? * Virgil's elegance and correctness...
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