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" ... 111 fares the land to hastening ills a prey When wealth accumulates and men decay; Princes and lords may flourish or may fade, A breath can make them and a breath has made. "
The Worthies of Cumberland: Sir J.R. Graham, Bart - Page 89
by Henry Lonsdale - 1868
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volumes 161-162

Early English newspapers - 1837
...hypothesis which cannot be reasonably granted, and of the existence of which we have no experience : 111 fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, When wealth accumulates, and men decay. Nor is the second proposition to be granted : A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 161

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1837
...which cannot be reasonably granted, and of the existence of which we have no experience: III fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, When wealth accumulates, and men decay. Nor is the second proposition to be granted : A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...7. Let us manage our time as well as we «in, there will yet some of it remain unemployed, III fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, When wealth accumulates, and men decay! Princes, and lords. may,/loiirwAf or may fade; A breath can make, them, as a breath has made: But a...
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Clan-Albyn

Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1853
...enthusiasm, as the magical power of Lady Augusta swept over his imagination. CHAPTER XIV. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, When wealth accumulates and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish and may fade, A breath can make them, as a breath has made ; But a...
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World Affairs

International relations - 1859
...the Eevolution had not taken place. But the amount of our riches is no index to our true welfare. " 111 fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, When wealth accumulates and men decay." And has not the manhood of our countrymen fearfully decayed ? So it appears. Are the noble sentiments...
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The Parochial (Oxford parochial) magazine [afterw.] The Oxford magazine and ...

1863
...More than his own had ever learnt to see. WB Dietaries 0f a ATI.— CONCERNING THE VEGETABLE WORLD. " 111 fares the land to hastening ills a prey, When wealth accumulates, and men decay." The Deserted Village. Every visitor to London is well acquainted with the spot which I have chosen...
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The Life and Times of the Right Honourable Sir James R. G. Graham ..., Volume 1

William Torrens McCullagh Torrens - 1863
...taxation, they encroached on the comforts of the labouring classes. Taxation prevented the fall of prices. He had heard something of luxuries, but he knew not...and despair now held their place in the labourer's habitation. The weaver in the county which he represented earned but 4s. 2d. a week, 1s30. out of which...
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The Life and Times of the Right Honourable Sir James R. G. Graham ..., Volume 1

William Torrens McCullagh Torrens - 1863
...they encroached on the comforts of the labouring classes. Taxation prevented the fall of prices. Ha had heard something of luxuries, but he knew not whence...and despair now held their place in the labourer's habitation. The weaver in the county which he represented earned but 4». 2d. a week, 1s30. out of...
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Niagara Index, Volume 41

College student newspapers and periodicals - 1908
...of today, for his words of advice beam forth as gentle rays of admonition to warn us of our danger : "111 fares the land to hastening ills a prey, when wealth accumulates and men decay." This was the sentence traced by Goldsmith's pen; a prophesy containing a world of wisdom, a wealth...
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