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" Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the... "
A Bibliographical Account of the Principal Works Relating to English Topography - Page 1420
by William Upcott - 1818
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...at last. O blest retirement ! friend to life's decline, Retreat from cares, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ! Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 pages
...the Same. O BL,EST Retirement ! friend to life's decline, Retreat from care, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ! Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 pages
...at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 't is hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821
...blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine* How btest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to, fly !...
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The English Reading Book in Verse: Adapted to Domestic and to School Education

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 212 pages
...; These, all in sweet confusion, sought the shade, And fill'd each pause the nightingale had made. How blest is he who crowns in shades, like these, A youth of labour, with an age of ease ! Who quits a world, where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly. For...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Westall - 1822 - 154 pages
...bless'd retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How bless'd is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...bless'd retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How bless'd is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly! For...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - 1822 - 764 pages
...blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care that never must be mine , How happy he, who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour, with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! la...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...bless'd retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How happy he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptation try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1822
...friend to life's decline, Still cheer this household with thy peace divine; For blest are they who crown in shades like these A youth of labour with an age of ease; Who quit a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learn to fly. On may...
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