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" Now sinks at last, or feebly mans the soul; While low delights, succeeding fast behind, In happier meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defaced by time and tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,... "
Poetical Works - Pagina 17
door Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pagina’s
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Cxsars once bore sway, Defac'd by time, and tottering in decay, There in the ruin heedless of the dead,...Where rougher climes a nobler race display, Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansions tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread ; No product here...
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The Anti-critic for Aug. 1821 and March 1822

sir Samuel Egerton Brydges (bart.) - 1822
...philosophy ; and too little of poetical fire. The description of SWITZERLAND is more vigorous : My soul , turn from them ; turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display , Where the bleak Swiss their stormy mansion trea.d , And force a churlish soil for scanty bread ; No product here...
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A Grammar of Logic and Intellectual Philosophy, on Didactic Principles: For ...

Alexander Jamieson - 1822 - 304 pagina’s
...Europe. Thus, after describing the effeminate and debased Romans, the poet proceeds to the Swiss: — My soul turn from them — turn we to survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display. And, after painting some defects in the manners of this gallant but unrefined people, his thoughts...
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Sketches of the Earth and Its Inhabitants: With One Hundred Engravings, Volume 2

Joseph Emerson Worcester - 1823
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Caesars once bore sway, Defaced by time, and tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,...The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults and owns his cottage with a smile." GOLDSUITET'. Constantinople...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pagina’s
...meanness occupy the mind: As in those domes, where Cœsars once bore sway, Defac'd by time and tott'ring : But, if my simple pray'rs may yet Prevail with...Rather than fail. But, O my fears ! It cannot die so. bleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread; No product here...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pagina’s
...bore sway, JJcfac'd by time, and tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, Tbfc shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed; And, wondering...Where rougher climes a nobler race display ; Where the Dleak Swiss their stormy mansion tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread. No product here...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 144 pagina’s
...There in the ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed : And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his...survey Where rougher climes a nobler race display, W here the bleak Swiss their stormy mansions tread, And force a churlish soil for scanty bread ; No...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes, where Causars once bore sway, Defaced by time and tottering in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,...shed ; And, wondering man could want the larger pile, Kxulte, and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn from them ; turn we to survey Where rougher...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 pagina’s
...meanness occupy the mind : As in those domes where Gesars once bore sway, Defac'd by time, and tott'ring in decay, There in the ruin, heedless of the dead,...The shelter-seeking peasant builds his shed ; And, wond'ring man could want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his cottage with a smile. SECTION VIII....
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pagina’s
...the mind : As in those domes, where Cœsars onee bore sway, Defae'd by time, and tott'ring in deeay, eenwood forest lost, All eareless rambling where it lik'd them most : Their wealth t t And, wondering man eould want the larger pile, Exults, and owns his eottage with a smile. Aly soul...
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