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" 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... "
Sunbeams for all seasons; counsels, cautions, and precepts &c - Page 224
by Sunbeams - 1861
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 42

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1770
...A youth of labour" with an age of cafe ; Who quits a world where ftrong temptations try, And, fince 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly. For him no wretches,...Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep ; No furly porter Hands in guilty ftate To fpurn imploring famine from his gate, But on he moves to meet...
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The Deserted Village,: A Poem

Oliver Goldsmith - 1770 - 23 pages
...where ftrong temptations try, And, fince 'tis hard to combat, learns to fty; THE DESERTED VILLAGE. For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep ; No furly porter ftands in guilty ftate To fpurn imploring famine from his gate, But on he moves to meet...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...a world where ftrong temptations try, And, fince 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him jo wretches, born to work and weep ; Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep, j No ftfrly portt-r ftands in guilty ftate, To fpurn imploring famine from the gate, Bat on he moves...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Literary Criticism - 1774
...A youth of labour with an age of cafe ; Who quits a world where ftrong temptations try, And, fince 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches,...Explore the mine, or tempt the dangerous deep ; No furly porter ftands in guilty ftate To fpurn imploring famine from the gate ; But on he moves to meet...
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

American literature - 1787 - 198 pages
...thefe, A youth of labour, with an age of eafe ; Who quits a world where flrong temptations try, And fmce 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches,...born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep ; No furly porter ftands., in guilty ftate, To fpurn imploring famine from the gate...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 8

Great Britain - 1791
...youth of labour with an age of eafe ; Who quits a world where ftrong temptations try, And fince 'tis hard to combat learns to fly. For him no wretches,...to work and weep, Explore the mine or tempt the dang'rous deep ; No furly porter ftands in guilty ftate, To fpurn imploring famine from his gate :...
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The poetical and dramatic works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...Who quits a world where ftrong temptations try, And, fince 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! . For For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep; No" furly porter Hands in guilty ftate, To fpurn imploring famine from the gate ; But...
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Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining, in poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Poetry - 1791 - 472 pages
...Who quits a world where ftrong temptations try, And, fince 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! "nr him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the dang'rous deep; Jo furly porter (lands in guilty ftate, To fpurn imploring famine from the gate...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...A youth of labour with an age of cafe ! Who quits a world where Itrong temptations try, And, lince 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly ! For him no wretches, born ro work and weep. Explore the mine, or tempt ihe dang'rous deep ; Ko furly porter (lands in guilty...
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