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" A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required, but gave no more : His best companions, innocence and health ; And his best riches,... "
Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell - Page 26
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man : For him lignt labour spread her wholesome store. Just gave what life required, but gave no more : > v/*His best companions, innocence and health, 6And his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times...
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The Poetical Works of Goldsmith, Collins, and T. Wharton: With Lives ...

Olivier Goldsmith, William Collins, Thomas Wharton - English poetry - 1854 - 303 pages
...be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs be<rn.Ti. When every rood of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light Labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave whatjife_re.quirfid, but gave no moreT~ eo His best companions, innocence and health ; And his best...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 6

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1855
...was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintaiu'd its man ; For him light labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required,...swain ; Along the lawn, where scatter'd hamlets rose, Unwieldly wealth and cumbrous pomp repose; And every want to luxury allied, And every pang that folly...
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A complete dictionary of poetical quotations: comprising the most excellent ...

John F. Addington - Reference - 1855 - 570 pages
...Deserted Village. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood of ground maintain'd its man, For him light labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life requir'd, and gave no more. His best eompanions, innoeenee and health, And his beet wishes, ignoranee...
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The rural poetry of the English language: illustrating the seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 554 pages
...was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained ita man ; For him light labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required,...his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times are altered ; trade's unfeeling train Usurp the land and dispossess the swain ; Along the lawn, where scattered...
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Selections from the British Classics: Chaucer and Spenser ...

Geoffrey Chaucer, Edmund Spenser - 1856 - 122 pages
...was, ero England's griefs began, "When every rood of ground maintained its man ; For him light labor spread her wholesome store ; Just gave what life required,...his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times are altered : trade's unfeeling train Usurp the land, and dispossess the swain; Along the lawn, where scattered...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Poems. Miscellaneous pieces. Dramas. Criticism ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856
...produit.1 "— D'Isn**u..J r For him light labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life requir'd, but gave no more : His best companions, innocence...And his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times arc alter'd ; trade's unfeeling train Usurp the land, and dispossess the swain : Along the lawn where...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Comprising His Poems, Comedies, Essays, and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1856 - 425 pages
...never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ever)- rood of ground maintained its man ; 'For him light Labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life rcquir'd, but gave no more: His best companions innocence and health ; And his best riches ignorance...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - Nature in literature - 1856 - 554 pages
...was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man ; For him light labor I. SHORE FISHING. Now, sporting muse, draw in the flowing reins, Leave the ; Hi- best companions, innocence and health ; And his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times are...
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POEMS, PLAYS AND ESSAYS

JOHN AIKIN - 1857
...was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man : For him light Labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required,...wealth. But times are alter'd : trade's, unfeeling trainUsurp the land, and dispossess the swain ; Along the lawn, where scatter'd hamlets rose, Unwieldy...
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