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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 muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809
...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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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...hist. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, j Retreat from rare, that never must be mine ! How blest is he, who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an ajeofease; Who quits a world where strong temptations And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809
...from the gate ; But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with unperceiv'd decay, 'While resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his prospects bright'oing to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past. Sweet...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...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 labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...at last. O blest retirement, friend to lire'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 I For...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...YOL. iv. v a Q 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. I'or...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...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 peace! Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...at last, 0 blest retirement, friend to life's decline, jLetreats 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 ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1813 - 107 pages
...from the gate ; But on he moves to meet his latter end, Angels around befriending virtue's friend ; Sinks to the grave with unperceiv'd decay. While resignation gently slopes the way ; And, all his prospects bright'ning to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past. Sweet...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...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 ; K 2 Who rjuits a world where strong temptations try, And since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly...
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