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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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 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 : Unpractis'd he to fawn, or seek for power, By doctrines...
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Chambers's CyclopŠdia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...where many a garden flower grows wild, There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village ruth itself, and everlasting love Grows in this breast,...Oitoo. Take, take me all ; inquire into my heart You k bis godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wished to'change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1830 - 527 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, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wish'dt change his place;...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Electronic book - 1831 - 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...a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Noi e'er had changed, nor wished to change, his pl-jce • Unpractised he to fawn, or seek for power,...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - Elocution - 1832 - 95 pages
...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 god!y race, ţ´or e'er had chang'd, nor wish'd to change his place ; Unskilful he to fawn, or seek...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 33

Sir Walter Scott - 1832
...have no particular objections, I will light my sheroot," &c. &c. &c. CHAPTER XVI. THE CLERGYMAN. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with forty pounds a-year. GOLDSMITH'S Deserted Village. MRS DODS'S conviction, that her friend Tyrrel had been murdered...
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The Vicar of Wakefield

Oliver Goldsmith - Fiction - 1982 - 213 pages
...pounds a year: cf. Goldsmith, The Deserted Village (1770), where the local vicar is described as: '. . . to all the country dear, /And passing rich with forty pounds a year. . .' (Collected Works, IV, p. 293, ll. 141-2). The portrait goes on to describe his fixity, integrity...
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The Country Parson

Leslie J. Francis - Clergy - 1989 - 237 pages
...along.' HOWARD SPRING (1889—1965) 52. 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 fashioned...
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Fictions of Reality in the Age of Hume and Johnson

Leopold Damrosch - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 262 pages
...self-perceived, his life corresponds to a perennial ideal, from Chaucer on down, of the rural parson who is "to all the country dear, / And passing rich with forty pounds a year" (Deserted Village, 11. 141-42.). Loss and death do of course occur in Selborne, but always in a context...
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Giving: Charity and Philanthropy in History

Robert H. Bremner - Social Science - 1996 - 241 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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