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" The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curfes life. Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their wanton flocks: Thy ravifh'd virgins fhriek in vain... "
Plays and Poems - Page 239
by Tobias George Smollett - 1777 - 272 pages
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Thomas Warton - Poetry - 1753 - 144 pages
...they lie, The monuments of cruelty. n. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his...perifh on the plain. III. What boots it then, in every clime, Thro' the wide fpreading wafte of time, Thy martial glory, crown'd with praife, Still fhone...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems

Scots poems - 1753
...they lie, The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his...perifh on the plain. III. What boots it then, in every clime, Thro' the wide fpreading wafte of time, Thy martial glory, crown'd with praife, Still fhone...
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The art of poetry on a new plan

John Newbery - Literary Criticism - 1762 - 252 pages
...they lie, The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his...perifh on the plain. III. What boots it then, in every clime, Thro' the wide fpreading wafte of time, Thy martial glory, crown'd with praife, Still fhone...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...they lie, The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curfes life. Thy fwains are famim'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their wanton flocks : Thy ravifh'd virgins fhriek in vain...
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The beauties of English poesy

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1767
...wretched owner fees, afar, His all become the prey of war; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Theafmites his breaft, and curfes life. Thy fwains are famifh'd...perifh on the plain. III. What boots it, then, in ev'ry clime, 7•hro' the wide-fpreading wafte of time, Thy martial glory, crown'd with praife, Still...
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A collection of the most esteemed pieces of poetry, that have appeared for ...

Moses Mendez - English poetry - 1770 - 316 pages
...they lie, The monuments of cruelty. n. The wretched owner fees, afar, His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curies life. Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their wanton flocks : Thy ravifh'd...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 8

Great Britain - 1791
...The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar • ' ' His all become the prey of war^ ' Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his...they fed their wanton flocks : Thy ravifh'd virgins fliriek in vain ; Thy infants perifh on the plain. III. f What boots it then, in every clime, i. Thro'...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791
...they lie, The monuments of cruelty. The wretched owner fees, afar, His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curfes life. • r T' L Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once'they fed their wanton flocks : Thy ravifh'd...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Tobias Smollett, M. D.: The adventures of ...

Tobias George Smollett, Robert Anderson - English fiction - 1796
...funk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his...rocks, Where once they fed their wanton flocks : Thy ravifli'd virgins fliriek in vain ; Thy infants perifli on the plain. What boots it then, in every...
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The union: or Select Scots and English poems. To this edition are added ...

Scots poems - 1796
...they lie, The monumenis of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his...famifh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their wanton flocks-j Thy raviflj'd virgins fhriek in vain, Thy infants perifh on the plain. THE TEARS OF SCOTLAND....
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