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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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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - Hymns, English - 1821 - 468 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...a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Pv7or e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place. Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 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; Bf'mote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place ; Unskilful...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821
...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...the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd,nor wish'd to- change his place...
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The Missionary Herald, Volume 69

Congregational churches - 1873
...to him, while officiating, for nearly forty years, as a missionary at Kailua and Ewn : — " ' A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year ; KemotQ from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change his place. Unskillful...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Westall - 1822 - 154 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 ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd to the...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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 Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, [place; By doctrines fashion'd to the...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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 the country...Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd,nor wish'd to change his place; Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd...
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Murray's English Grammar Simplified: Designed to Facilitate the Study of the ...

Allen Fisk - English language - 1822 - 176 pages
...meaning of every or each , at, 4 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. — Goldsmith. that is, ' every year.' There is a particular use of the indefinite article which deserves...
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The Nic-Nac; or, oracle of knowledge, Volume 3

1825
...brother, the clergyman, to whom he dedicated his poem, The Traveller, and whom tte has depicted as " A man to all the country dear. And passing rich with forty pounds a jear." (" Quebec Paper, 5 Nov. 1823.) AMERICAN TEA. — A letter from W. Y.Lewis, ofNew Orleans, states...
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The Bardiad: A Poem in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 80 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 fashion'd...
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