A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life required, but gave no more : His best companions, innocence and health ; And his best riches,... Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell - Pagina 26door Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pagina’sVolledige weergave
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...leave the land. 111 fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. But times are alter'd ; trade's unfeeling train Usurp the land and dispossess the swain. If to the city sped — What waits him there ? To see profusion that ne must not share ; To see ten...