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" Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread ; No product here the barren hills afford, But man and steel, the soldier and his sword. "
The Burden of the Balkans - Page 210
by Mary Edith Durham - 1905 - 331 pages
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American Taxation: A Speech, Delivered April 19, 1774

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1885 - 54 pages
...the Swiss mercenaries were highly valued throughout western Europe. Comp. Goldsmith's Traveller:— 'No product here the barren hills afford, But man and steel, the soldier and his sword.' looked in the face one of the ablest, and, let me say, not the most scrupulous, oppositions,...
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Calendar of Dalhousie College and University

Dalhousie University - 1886
...fully the appropriateness of the metaphors contained in "untravelled," and in the second line. (b) No product here the barren hills afford But man and steel, the soldier and his sword. And the gay grandsire, skilled in gestic lore. O then how blind to all that truth requires...
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Elzevir Classics: Being Choice Selections Reprinted from the Elzevir Library ...

Literary Collections - 1887
...display— Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansions tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread. No product here the barren hills afford But man and steel, the soldier and his sword; No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter lingering chills the lay of May; No...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal ..., Volume 3

Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1888
...display, Where the bltsik Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread; No product here the barren hills afford, But man and steel, the soldier and his sword. No vernal blooms their torpid rooks array. But winter lingering chills the lap of May; No...
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The life and times of Oliver Goldsmith, and a biogr. sketch of the author

John Forster - 1890
...— Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansions tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread. No product here the barren hills afford, But man and steel, the soldier and his sword ; No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter lingering chills the lap of May ;...
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The Traveller and The Deserted Village: Ed. with Introduction and Notes by ...

Oliver Goldsmith - History - 1891 - 126 pages
...shed ; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. _ No product here the barren hills afford, But man and steel, the soldier and his sword : 170 No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter ling'ring chills the lap of May...
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Cinq-Mars: ou Une conjuration sous Louis XIII

Alfred de Vigny - 1892 - 265 pages
...with the factions of the country, they could be more fully trusted. Cf. Goldsmith's Traveller : — " No product here the barren hills afford, But man and steel, the soldier and his sword." And Hamlet, V, Sc. 4, where the king exclaims : — " Where are my Switzers? Let them guard...
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Edmund Burke - 1892
...the Swiss mercenaries were highly valued through°« western Europe. Cp. Goldsmith, Traveller: • No product here the barren hills afford, But man and steel, the soldier and his sword.' ^ "• 134, 1. I. glaring and dazzling influence at which the eyes of eagles °"e blenched...
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The Cabinet of Irish Literature: Selections from the Works of the ..., Volume 1

Charles Anderson Read, Thomas Power O'Connor - Irish literature - 1893
...display; Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread. And force a churlish soil for scanty bread; No product here the barren hills afford, But man and steel, the soldier and his sword; No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter, lingering, chills the lap of May;...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...display, Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread; No product here the barren hills afford, But man and steel, the soldier and his sword. No vernal blooms their torpid rocks array, But winter lingering chills the lap of May ;...
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