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" I descend to the grave May I a small house and large garden have; And a few friends, and many books, both true, Both wise, and both delightful too! And since love ne'er will from me flee, A Mistress moderately fair, And good as guardian angels are, Only... "
The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern]. - Page 370
edited by - 1827
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 48

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1773
...books, both true* Both wife, and both delightful too. And fince love ne'er will from me flee, A Miflrefs moderately fair And good as guardian angels are, Only belov'd and loving me \ 3Oh ! Fountains, when in you fli.il! I Myfelf eas'd of unpeaceful thoughts, efpy ? O fields! O woods...
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the monthly review

SEVERAL HANDS - 1773
...books, both true, Borh wife, and both delightful too. And lince love ne'er will from me flee, A Miflrefs moderately fair And good as guardian angels are, Only belov'd and loving me ! 3Oh ! Fountains, when in you fhall I Myfclf eas'd of unpeaceful thoughts, efpy ? О fields ! О woods...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 2

English poetry - 1790 - 323 pages
...hive, the city. i Ah! yet, ere I defcend to the grave, And (fince love ne'er from me will A miftrefs, moderately fair, And good, as guardian angels are ; Only belov'd, and loving mel How happy here fhould I And one dear fhe, live, and embracing die ? She who is all the world, and...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...descend to th' grave, May I a small house and large garden have ; And a few friends, and many books, both true, Both wise, and both delightful too ! And...me flee), A mistress, moderately fair, And good, as guardian-angels are ; - Only belov'd, and loving me ! How happy here should I, And one dear she, live,...
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Specimens of the early English poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...descend to th* grave, May I a small house and large garden have ; And a few friends, and many books, both true, Both wise, and both delightful too ! And...me flee), A mistress, moderately fair, And good, as guardian-angels are ; Only belov'd, and loving me ! How happy here should I, And one dear she, live,...
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The British Essayists;: Mirror

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1807
...solicita jucunda oblivia vita ! ' Or the same sentiment in the words of the pensive moral Cowley : Oh fountains ! when in you shall I • Myself eas'd of unpeaceful thoughts espy ? ' Oh fields ! ch woods ! when, when shall 1 be mada • The happy tenant of your shade ?' • That blissful period,...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 2

Abraham Cowley, Samuel Johnson, Richard Hurd - English poetry - 1809
...large garden have ! a few friends, and many books, both true, Both wise, and both delightful too I And, since love ne'er will from me flee, A mistress moderately fair, And good as guardian-angels are, Only belov'd, and loving me ! Oh, fountains ! when in you shall I Myself, eas'd...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...descend to the grave, May I a small house and a large garden have ; And a few friends, and many books, both true,, Both wise, and both delightful too ! And (since love ne'er from me will flee), A mistress, moderately fair, And good, a$- guardian angels are; Only belov'd, and...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

1810
...descend to th' grave, may I a small house and large garden have \ and a few friends, and many books, both true, both wise, and both delightful too ! and...! Fountains ! when in you shall I myself, eas'd of tmpeaceful thoughts, espy ? Oh Fields ! oh Woods ! when, when shall I be mad* the happy tenant of your...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...descend to th" grave, May I a small house and large garden have ! And a few friends, and many books, hate'er we lose? •ind trust me, dear, good-humour can prevail, "hen airs, and ni See, A mistress moderately fair, And good as guardian-angels are Only belov'd, and loving me ! Oh,...
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