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" Though very poor, may still be very blest ; That trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay, As ocean sweeps the labour'd mole away ; While self-dependent power can time defy, As rocks resist the billows and the sky. "
The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith - Page 56
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 129 pages
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...him that states of native strength ppsse.st,. Though very poor, may still be very blest j E- 3 . . That trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay, As...sweeps the labour'd mole away : While self-dependent power can time defy, As rocks resist the billows and the sky. FOUR ELEGIES; DESCRIPTIVE AND MORAL....
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Poetry - 1803 - 148 pages
...th' inclement clime ; Aid slighted Truth with thy persuasive strain ; Teach erring man to spurn the rage of gain ; Teach him, that states of native strength...decay, As ocean sweeps the labour'd mole away ; While self-dependant power can time defy, As rocks resist the billows and the sky. THE HAUNCH OF VENISON....
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Parnell, Thomas Bewick, John Bewick - 1804 - 68 pages
...Teach him, that states of native strength possess'd, Though very poor, may still be very bless'd ; That trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay, As...sweeps the labour'd mole away ; While self-dependent power can time defy, As rocks resist the billows and the sky. THE HERMIT; A POEM. BY T. PARNELL, DD...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith, John Aikin - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...th' inclement clime ; Aid slighted truth, with thy persuasive strain j Teach erring man to spurn the rage of gain ; Teach him, that states of native strength...VENISON. A POETICAL EPISTLE TO LORD CLARE. FIRST PRINTED IV THE YEAK iT65. THE HAUNCH OF VENISON. 1 HANKS, my lord, for your venison, for finer or fatter Ne'er...
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The beauties of the poets: being a collection of moral and sacred poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...strain, Teach erring man to spurn the rage of gain : Teach him that states of native strength possesf, Though very poor, may still be very blest ; That trade's...sweeps the labour'd mole away : While self-dependent power can time defy, As rocks resist the billows and the sky. ' 101 FOUR ELEGIES; DESCRIPTIVE AND MORAL....
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...Teach erring man to spurn the rage of gain ; Teach him, that states of native strength possest, Tho' very poor, may still be very blest ; That trade's...empire hastes to swift decay, As ocean sweeps the labor'd mole away ; While aelf-dependent power can time defy, As rocks resist Uiu billows and the sky....
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 5-6

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1807
...spurn the rage of gain; Teach him that states, of native strength possest, Tho* very poor, may yet be very blest; That Trade's proud empire hastes to...sweeps the labour'd mole away ; While self-dependent power can time defy. As rocks resist the billows and- the sky." May 21, 1(07. ART. XV. The Ruminator....
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...marking the lines which he furnished to Goldsmith's " Deserted Village," which are only the last four: " That trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay, "...sweeps the labour'd mole away : " While self-dependent power can time defy, " As rocks resist the billows and the sky." Talking of education, " People have...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ...

James Boswell - 1807
...marking the lines which he furnished to Goldsmith's " Deserted Village," which are only the last four: " That trade's proud empire hastes to swift decay, "...sweeps the labour'd mole away : " While self-dependent power can time defy, " As rocks resist the billows and the sky." Talking of education, " People have...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809
...th' inclement clime : Aid slighted truth with thy persuasive strain ; Teach erring man to spurn the rage of gain ; Teach him, that states of native strength...sweeps the labour'd mole away ; While self-dependent power can time defy, As rocks resist the billows and the sky. THE HERMIT. [PARNELL.] FAK in a wild,...
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