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" While words of learned length, and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around ; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew That one small head could carry all he knew. "
Biographical sketch. Poetical extracts. Miscellaneous essays. From The bee ... - Page 205
by Washington Irving - 1858
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...too; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And e'en the story ran that he could gauge ; In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For, e'en...While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amaz'd the gazing rustics, rang'd around : And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew, That one...
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L'Homme Des Champs, Ou Les Géorgiques Françoises

Jacques Delille - French literature - 1800 - 274 pages
...Lands he could measure , terms and tides presage , « And e'en the story ran that he could gage. « In arguing too , the parson own'd his skill ; « For...While words of learned length and thund'ring sound « Amaz'd the gazing rustics rang'd around, « And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew, «...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...presage, And ev'n the story ran that he could guago: In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For ev'n though vanquish'd, he could argue still; While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amaze the gazing rustics rang'd around; And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew, That one small...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...too ; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And e'en the story ran, that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en,...could argue still ; While words of learned length, and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rusticks ranged around ; And still they gazed, and still the wonder...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...And ev'n the story ran that he could gauge : In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For ev'n though vanquish'd he could argue still ; While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amaz'd the gazing rustics rang'd around ; And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew That one...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...presage, And ev'n the story ran that he could guage : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For ev'n though vanquish'd, he could argue still: While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amaze the gazing rustics rang'd around j 93 And still they gaz*d, and still the wonder grew, That one...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...And ev'n the story ran that he could gauge : " In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, " For ev'n though vanquish'd he could argue still ; " While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, '" Amaz'd the gax.ing rustics rang'd around ; " And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew " That...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...presage, And ev'n the story ran that he could gauge : In arguing too the parson own'd his skill, For ev'n though vanquish'd, he could argue still; While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amaz'd the gazing rustics rang'd around, And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew, That one...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...And even the story ran that he could guage; In arguing too the parson own'd his skill, For even tho' vanquish'd, he could argue still ! While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amaa'd the gaping rustics rang'd around, And still they gaa'd, and still the wonder grew. That one...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...presage, And ev'n the story ran that he could guage : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For ev'n though vanquish'd, he could argue still: While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amaze the gazing rustics rang'd around; And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew, That one small...
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