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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 Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Book ornamentation - 1817 - 166 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 pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd...
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The Poetical Works, and Essays, of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 253 pages
...There, where a few torn shrnbs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A roaa 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, Ms place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power By doctrines fashion'd...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 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...e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place. Unpractised he to fawn or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour: Far other aims...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 7

1827
...intelligent agreeable companion in the Curate, who, as Dr. Goldsmith observes on a like occasion, •' Is to all the country dear. And passing- rich, with forty pounds a year.* The first curiosity we were conducted to was Hurtlepot, about 80 yards above the chapel. It is a round...
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...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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Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ...

Pierce Egan - Bath (England) - 1819 - 329 pages
...the Beau Monde, would not only prove too much of the Gothic, but romantic in the extreme : — 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 ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd...
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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1819 - 108 pages
...There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The villageipreacher's modest mansion rose. A tnau he was, to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor ere had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, his place...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820
...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 Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...'where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man Tie was to all the country dear, And passing rich with...year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor ere had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his plare ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, . , .. jjy...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...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 chapg'd, nor wish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd...
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