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" Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade; A breath can make them, as a breath has made : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never... "
Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ... - Pagina 251
door English poets - 1862
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pagina’s
...fpoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land , to haft'ning ills a prey ; , Where wealth accumulates , and men decay...breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd , can never be fupply'd. A time there was , ere...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pagina’s
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay? Princes...country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood of ground maintain'd its man...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 129 pagina’s
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay; Princes...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood...
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A Sermon, Delivered Before His Excellency Caleb Strong, Esq., Governor, the ...

Thomas Baldwin - 1802 - 36 pagina’s
...with unmingled satisfaction. In his deliberate judgment ; '"Hi fares the land, to hart'ning ills a prey, "Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes...: But a bold peasantry their country's pride, When once destroy *d, can never be supplied.'* It is an intelligent, virtuous, free and extensive population,...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pagina’s
...to tire each other down ; The swain mistrustless of his smutted face, While secret laughter titter'd round the place ; The bashful virgin's sidelong looks...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 304 pagina’s
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ! Princes...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pagina’s
...spoiler's hand. Far, far away thy children leave the land. 711 feres the land, to hast'ning ills d prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - 1807
...scholars, soldiers, kings, unhonour'd, die. Princes and lords may florish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made; But a bold peasantry,...England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome storey Just gave what life required,...
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A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands ..., Volume 1

Arthur Edmondston - 1809 - 364 pagina’s
...ideas of society and luxury, are yet true to the feelings of the heart, and our best associations. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where...pride, When once destroy'd can never be supplied. But even on the supposition that the tenants have been expelled from their farms, it is not at all...
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A view of the ancient and present state of the Zetland islands, Volume 1

Arthur Edmondston - 1809
...true to the feelings of the heart, and our best associations. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes...pride, When once destroy'd can never be supplied. But even on the supposition that the tenants have been expelled from their farms, it is not at all...
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