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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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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 127 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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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 pages
...at last. О 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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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from cares, that never must be mine, Howblest 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 Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 pages
...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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The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 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 ! For...
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Miss Pen and her niece; or, The old maid and the young one

Elizabeth Stone - 1843
...time he were preaching but your Timothy Hopkins. They were as like as eggs is eggs." CHAPTER VIII. Sinks to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While Resignation gently slopes the way. GOLDSMITH. A blessed troop Invite me to a banquet ; whose bright faces Cast thousand beams upon me, like the Sun...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 pages
...at last. O bleat 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, leams to fly ? For...
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The Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

1845 - 600 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 labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 't is hard to...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 235 pages
...: :• But on he moves, to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend — Bends to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, While resignation gently slopes the way — no And, all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be pass'd....
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - 1847
...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." GOLDSMITH. AN elderly man once expressed to me his sense of declining life, by saying, " My birth-days...
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