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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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 782 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, Tin- village preacher's modest mansion row. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had cbang'd, nor wish'd to change, bit Unskilful lie to fawn, or seek for pow'r, [place; By doctrines fashion'd...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1813 - 107 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...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...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...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 s Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 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...country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year; llcmote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wish'd to change his place ; Unskilful...
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An Historical, Topographical and Descriptive Account of the Weald of Kent

Thomas Downes Wilmot Dearn - Kent (England) - 1814 - 277 pages
...much would the cause of religion be advanced, and the condition of mankind be improyed ! " Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power. By doctrines fashioned...to the varying hour ; Far other aims his heart had learn'd to prize. More bent to raise the wretched, than to ii.sc. Thus to relieve the wretched was...
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A New Pronouncing Spelling Book, and Concise Expositor of the English ...

James M'Donald - Spellers - 1815 - 156 pages
...many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where a few thorn shrubs the place disclose,. The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty p iu'nds a year ; Remote from towns- he ran his go iiy race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change...
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The Poetical Works, Complete, of Oliver Goldsmith ... with Some Account of ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1816 - 149 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...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change bis place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fash...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeft manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year : Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wifh'd to change his place. Unfkillful he to fawn or feek for power, By doftrines fafhion'd...
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Practical English Prosody and Versification: Or, Descriptions of the ...

John Carey - English language - 1816 - 261 pages
... Their splendid domes and busy streets declare Their firmest fort, a king's parental care. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich * with forty pounds a year. Iambic verses of eight syllables — in other respects, pure latnbics--^- but containing examples of...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 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...towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wish'd to change his place ; Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the...
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