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" Now sinks at last, or feebly mans the soul; While low delights, succeeding fast behind, In happier meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defaced by time and tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,... "
Poetical Works - Page 17
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

English poetry - 1781
...There in the ruin, heedlefs of the dead, The fhelter-feeking peafant builds his Ihed ; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a fmile. My foul turn from them turn we to furvey Where rougher climes a nobler race difplay ; Where...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry ..., Volumes 3-4

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time and tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed, And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul turn from...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 3-4

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time and tottering in decay, ^ /0 There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed, And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul turn from...
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The poetical and dramatic works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedlefs of the dead, The fhelter-feeking peafant builds his med ; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a fmilc. My foul turn from them, turn we to furvey Where rougher climes a nobler race difplay, Where...
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Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining, in poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Poetry - 1791 - 472 pages
...tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedlefs of the dead, The meltcr-fceking peafant builds his flied ; ; [breath, " Left ftiffand (lately, void of fire or force, ⱂ ؄ fmilc. My foul, turn from them turn we to furvey Where rougher climes a nobler race dilplay ; Where...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...AmidJt the ruin, heedlefs of the dead, The flielter-feeking peafant builds his died, And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a fmile. My foul turn from them, turn me to furvey Where rougher climes a nobler race difplay, Where...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach, W. G. - English poetry - 1792
...decay, There There in the ruin heedlefs of the dead, The flielter-feeking peafant builds his fbed*; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults ; and owns his cottage with a fmile. My foul turn from them turn we to furvey "Where rougher climes a nobler race difplay ; Where...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1794
...decay, " There in the ruin, heedlefs of the dead, " The flielter-feeking peafant builds his flied, " And, wondering man could want the larger pile, " Exults, and owns his cottage with a fmile." THE DESERTED VILLAGE. A POEM. FIRST PRINTED IN MDCCLXIX. " How often have I paus'd on every...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, hcedlels of the dead, The ihelter-feeking peafant builds his ihed ; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a fmile. My l'uni, turn from them turn we to furvey Where rougher climes a nobler race difplay ;...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...meanness occupy the mind; As in those domes, where Cesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time, and tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn...
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