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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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Conversations on English Grammar: Explaining the Principles and Rules of the ...

Charles M. Ingersoll - English language - 1825 - 288 pages
...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." Goldsmith. That is, " every year." (he expression is equivalent to, " He is more warlike than learned...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826
...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 vvish'd to change his place ; Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1826 - 688 pages
...The Christian's course in this world is represented in Scripture as a race which is set before him ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wish'd to change his place. GOLDSMITH. Course may be used in connexion with the object passed over...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 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...race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his pi ,ce ; Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour: Far...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 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, hi* place. Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd...
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The Sacred Lyre, Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...where many a garden flow'r grows wild ; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The Tillage 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 pla<v. Unskilful he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashion'd...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 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 the country dear, And passing rich^with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns, he ran his godly race,w NOT e'er had chang'd, nor...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 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..., Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his plice : Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines fashioned to the varying hour : Far...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 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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