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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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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

1826
...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 temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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Laconics: Or Instructive Miscellanies, Selected from the Best Authors ...

A general reader - 1827 - 188 pages
...at last. O, blest 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 ! —...
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The village pastor, by the author of The retrospect, Volume 1

Richard Marks - 1827
...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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The Poetical Melange

1828
...at last. O blest 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 ! Goldsmith....
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 pages
...home at last. Oblc-t 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 !...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 pages
...at last. О blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, ion he generally wears, by draining his superfluous moisture; while the woman, deprived ; Who quits a wprld where strong temptations try. And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly Т...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...blest retirement; friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine I How happy he who crowns in shades like these A youth of labour with ;m age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - 1832 - 882 pages
...decline! Retreat from care, that never must be mine ! „_ » ,;-.,:'--.--• '. - --- •;.• --^=^J^. How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labor, with an age of ease; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since " t is hard...
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Waldie's Select Circulating Library, Volume 2

1833
...at last. O, blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from core 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 'I is hard to combat, learns to fly. Goldsmith....
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...Goldsmith, after alluding to some of the beauties of rural life in the Deserted Village, says, — " How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of case." It has been observed by Bayle, that nothing is more extraordinary than for a great man to know...
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