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" The man of wealth and pride Takes up a space that many poor supplied; Space for his lake, his park's extended bounds, Space for his horses, equipage, and hounds... "
The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith - Pagina 29
door Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pagina’s
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A Companion to the Eighteenth-Century English Novel and Culture

Paula R. Backscheider, Catherine Ingrassia - 2005 - 568 pagina’s
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Jane Austen in Context

Jane Austen - 2005 - 467 pagina’s
...The Deserted Village (1770) castigated the Brownian improvements of the 'man of wealth and pride' who 'takes up a space that many poor supplied; / Space...bounds, / Space for his horses, equipage and hounds' (lines 275-8). A little later, William Cowper, in Book III of The Task (1785), viewed Brown as an 'omnipotent...
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English Poetry: Its Principles and Progress With Representative Masterpieces ...

Charles Mills Gayley, Clement C. Young - 2005 - 708 pagina’s
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Introduction to English Literature

F. V. N. Painter - 2005 - 636 pagina’s
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A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

Christine Gerrard - 2006 - 624 pagina’s
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 pagina’s
...beyond the miser's wish abound, And rich men flock from all the world around. Yet count our gains. This wealth is but a name That leaves our useful products...and hounds; The robe that wraps his limbs in silken sloth Has robbed the neighbouring fields of half their growth; His seat, where solitary sports are...
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Irish Literature: The Eighteenth Century

Alexander Norman Jeffares, Peter Van de Kamp - 2006 - 402 pagina’s
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Transatlantic Romanticism: An Anthology of British, American, and Canadian ...

Lance Newman, Joel Pace, Chris Koenig-Woodyard - 2006 - 1311 pagina’s
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Globalisation and Its Discontents

Bryan Loughrey, Jennifer Birkett, Phyllis Lassner, Edward Larrissy, Sharon Ouditt, Tony Sharpe, Michael Murphy, Liam Connell - 2006 - 214 pagina’s
...balanced but unstable and asymmetric, where, if 'The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay', and 'The man of wealth and pride/ Takes up a space that many poor supplied'. The concept of 'supply' reverberates through the poem, an ironic commentary on those laws of supply...
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An Anthology of English Poetry - Dryden to Blake

Kathleen Campbell - 2007 - 268 pagina’s
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