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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 Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 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 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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The Evangelical rambler [by T. East]., Volume 1

1824
...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 : . Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrinei...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...where many a garden-flower grows wild ; There, where a tew 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, Aemote from towns he ran his godly race, [place ; Nor e'er had chang't), nor wish'd to change,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...where many a garden flower grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village all a-year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd norwish'd to change hisplace;...
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St. Ronan's Well, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Innerleithen (Scotland) - 1824 - 250 pages
...no particular objections, 1 will light my sheroot," Sic. &c. &c. CHAPTER XVI. THE CLERGYMAN. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a year. DRYDEN, from Chaucer. MRS. DODS'S conviction, that her friend Tyrrel had been murdered by the sanguinary...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 19

Liberalism (Religion) - 1824
...the clergyman, to whom he dedicated his poem, ' The Traveller,' and whom he has depicted as • a man to all the country dear, " And passing rich with forty pounds a year." THE Westmoreland newspapers record the recent death of an industrious and taving clergyman, of the...
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The Etonian

Winthrop Mackworth Praed, Walter Blunt - English essays - 1824
...whether you. have ever discovered a more enviable instance of happiness than the following : — " Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor vvish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd to the...
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St. Ronan's well. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1824
...no particular objections, I will light my sheroot,» etc. etc. etc. CHAPTER HI. THE CLERGYMAN. A man he was to all the country dear. And passing rich with forty pounds a-year. DRYDEN,/rom Chaucer. MRS DODS'S conviction, that her friend Tyrrel had been murdered by the...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...garden flow'r grows wild, There where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village .preacher'^ modest mansion rose. A man he was, to all the country...passing rich, with forty pounds a year ; / Remote from town's he ran his godly rac«, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change, his plact, Unskilful he...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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 changed, nor wish'd to change his place...
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