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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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Schriften, Volumes 5-6

Friedrich von Matthisson - 1835
...фИ Senf unit; rncfjc bjtbictet, toit mit einem 168 XXVI. or er 25 I a er, 1805. VI. How blest is he , who crowns in shades like these , A youth of labour with an age of easel GOLDSMITH. 2litf bie 0}афпф( cm ипдШсШфеп 23ein6rttdje Ш 5ten on Seffau,...
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History of Kirkstall Abbey, Near Leeds, Yorkshire: With an Historical Sketch ...

1837 - 36 pages
...MDCCCXXXVII. HISTORY OF KIRKSTALL ABBEY. CHAPTER I. HISTORY OF THE CISTERCIAN ORDER OF MONKS, &c. 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 ! Goldsmith....
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: From a Variety of Original ..., Volume 2

Sir James Prior - 1837
...dedication of the poem to him, dedicated the print from it to Goldsmith, with this inscription — " Sinks to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way ; And all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past." " This...
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The life of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Sir James Prior - 1837
...dedication of the poem to him, dedicated the print from it to Goldsmith, with this inscription — " Sinks to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way; And all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past." " This...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources

Sir James Prior - 1837
...dedication of the poem to him, dedicated the print from it to Goldsmith, with this inscription — " Sinks to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way ; And all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past." " This...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 156 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, 5 And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly!...
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Poems and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 218 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 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith (the Poet.) - 1839
...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, 5 And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly !...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

1840
...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 Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 171

1841
...in the 81st year of his age." Below are the well-known lines in Goldsmith's Deserted Village: — " How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these,...labour, with an age of ease ; Sinks to the grave with unperceived decay, While resignation gently slopes the way." In Mr. Maude's Wensleydale, under Leyburn,...
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