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" A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year... "
Sargent's School Monthly, for Home and School Use - Page 49
1859
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was, to all...passing rich with forty pounds a year ; Remote from town* he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change bis place ; Unpractis'd he...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...meaning of every or each : as, " They cost five shillings a dozen ;" that is, " every dozen." " A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year." Golthmttt. that is, " every year." There is a particular use of the indefinite article, which deserves...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1809
...where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place .;. Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...where many a garden flow'r grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...many a garden flower grows wild, ' There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, ' The village preacher's modest mansion rose. ' A man he was to...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, " Nor e'er had chang"d, nor wish'd to change his place ; " Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, " By doctrines...
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Theological Works: To which is Prefixed Biographical Memoir of the ..., Volume 1

John Skinner - 1809
...Scotland, and who answered most literally to Goldsmith's description of the " Village Preacher :" " A man he was to all the country dear, " And passing rich...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, " Nor e'er had chang'd, — nor wish'd to change, his place !" The Reverend JOHN SKINNER, for nearly fir years Minister...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...where many a garden flow'r growl wild, TlicrtMuere a few torn shrub* the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all...rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he rail his godly race, Xor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, his place : I'oskilful he to fawn,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...whm-inaii) a garden flow rgrowswilJ 'JTkTe, where a few torn shr ubs the place .1 it-close "The village a-ycar ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wi^h'd to chnu'j.0, hi...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...where many a garden flow'r grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, hi* Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, [place; By doctrines fashion'd...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...where many a garden flow'r grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose, A man he was,- to...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashiou'd...
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