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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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The Methodist Magazine, Volume 6

1823
...yourself, and with him exclaim, "0 blest retirement! friend to life's decline, Retreats from vice * How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease." Beware of Pope. He enchants you with his flowing numbers, while he poisons you with his pernicious...
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The steam-boat companion, from Queenhithe to Richmond, and on to Hampton ...

Steam boat companion - 1824 - 197 pages
...350 feet. " 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 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly." And...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

1824
...,1Mar,i. O blest retirement ! friend to life's decline, Retreats from care that never must he 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 him...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care that never must be mine, {:/ ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...bless'd retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from cares, 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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A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Source of the Pleasures Derived from Tragic ...

Martin M'Dermot - 1824 - 405 pages
...blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How blest 1s he, who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world when strong temptations try, And since 'tis bard to combat, learns to fly. For...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...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 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 pages
...retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from care, tliat never roust be mine » How blest is be, 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 &y ! For...
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Schriften, Volume 6

Friedrich von Matthisson - 1825
...einem CatmonífíCcn 3onfalíe ftyfiefen. xxvi. fig ft * U te * ЯН «е ( fe 1805. How blest is be , who crowns in shades like these , A youth of labour with an age of ease ! • GOLDSMITH. S(uf ote 9lad)tt<$t »ont ипдЮЛКфеп ЙЗетбшфг bed gútfien von JDeffou,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...! friend to life's deeline, Retreats from eare that never must be mine, How blest is he who erowns, 'rist Dennis will eonfess Foe to his pride, but friend to h ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, sinee 'tis hard to eombat, learns to fly ! For...
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