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" Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them as a breath has made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's... "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 120
by Ancient learning - 1812
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 42

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1770
...fimple and natural (late, with the miferies and vices that have been introduced by poliihed life : ' A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When...of ground maintained its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juft gave what life required, but gave no more. His bed companions, innocence...
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The Deserted Village,: A Poem

Oliver Goldsmith - 1770 - 23 pages
...has made. But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroyed, can never be fupplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man j For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juft gave what life required, but gave no more....
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...has made; But a bold peafantry, th^ir country's pride, When once deftroyed, can never be fupplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When...of ground maintained its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juft gave what life required, but gave no more : His beft companions, innocence...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ...

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Evans - 1780
...has made : But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefbme ftore, Juft gave what life requir'd,...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems, of Several English Poets:.: By John ...

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...made ; ' But a bold peafantvy, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd can never be fupply'd. A time there was, e're England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juft gave what life requir'd...
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The Life of Frederick the Second, King of Prussia: To which are ..., Volume 2

Jean-Charles Laveaux, Frederick II (King of Prussia) - 1789
...fame footing, and to oblige every perfon to take a certain quantity, tvbftber hefmokes or not ! (19) A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man i But times are alter'dj trade's unfeeling train Ufurp the land, and difpofiefs...
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The poetical and dramatic works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...has made : But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man; For him light labour fpread her wholefome {lore, Juft gave what life requir'd,...
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Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining, in poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Poetry - 1791
...has made : But a bold pcalantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupplicd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man; For him light labour 1'prcad her wholcfomc ftorc ; Juft gave what life rcquir'd,...
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Poems selected and printed by a small party of English, who made this ...

Poetry - 1792 - 91 pages
...has made: But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd , can never be fupply'd. A time there was , ere England's griefs began , When every rood of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore ; Juft gave what life requir'd...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach, W. G. - English poetry - 1792
...is more valuable to the community or nation to which he than huff a dozen idle Lords or Gentlbmen. A time there was, ere England's griefs began. When every rood of ground maintam'd its man ; For him light labour fpread her vvholefome flore, Jurt gave what life requir'd,...
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