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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 Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 288 pages
...first she flew I still had hopes, my long vexations past, Here to return — and die at home at last. How blest is he, who crowns, in shades like these A youth of labor with an age of case ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis , d to...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...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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The happy family

Thomas Wallace - 1849
...families 105 CHAPTER I. THE KESIDENCE OF THE FAMILY. " O blest Retirement, friend to life's decline; How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ! " GOLDSMITH. MANY years have winged their noiseless but rapid flight, since we were acquainted with...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...retirement 1 friend to life's decline ! Retreat from care — that never must be mine 1 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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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 395 pages
...O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat 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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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Including a Variety ..., Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith, Sir James Prior - 1850
...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 labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with illustr. by J. Absolon [and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851
...last. O bless'd 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....
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Poems, Plays and Essays

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 384 pages
...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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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1851 - 134 pages
...saw ; O bless'd 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....
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The Works of Washington Irving: Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1851
...• Oh bless'd 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 labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to...
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