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" How blest is he who crowns in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly... "
The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer]. - Page 282
by Thomas Mortimer - 1810
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The Prose and Poetry of Europe and America: Consisting of Literary Gems and ...

1845 - 600 lehte
...return, and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreat from cares, that never must be mine ! How blest is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 't is hard to...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 235 lehte
...I still had hopes, my long vexations pass'd, Here to return — and die at home at last. O bless'd retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine ! How happy he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease ; Who quits a world...
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, 2. köide

James Waddel Alexander - 1847
...observed or neglected the Lord's-day. 23* XLIII. THE WORKING-MAN RETIRED FROM BUSINESS. " 0 bless'd retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How happy he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labour with an age of ease." GOLDSMITH. AN elderly...
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The Vicar of Wakefield, a Tale: To which is Annexed The Deserted Village

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 288 lehte
...first she flew I still had hopes, my long vexations past, Here to return — and die at home at last. How blest is he, who crowns, in shades like these A youth of labor with an age of case ; Who quits a world where strong temptations try, And, since 'tis , d to...
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The Journal of Education, 28. köide

1906
...latest hours to crown, Amidst these humble bowers to lay me down. Or, again, the lines beginning О blest retirement, friend to life's decline. Retreats from care, that never must be mine ! The poet's kind and generous nature and his own hard fight with poverty lead him to sympathize with...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - 1995 - 385 lehte
...the metropolis, had ever been cheating itself with a dream of rural quiet and seclusion: Oh bless'd retirement ! friend to life's decline, Retreats from...is he who crowns, in shades like these, A youth of labor with an age of ease; Who quits a world where strong temptations try. And, since 'tis hard to...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 lehte
...first she flew, I still had hopes, my long vexations past, Here to retum — and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline. Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How happy he who crowns in shades like these A youth of labour with an age of ease; 100 Who quits a world...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 lehte
...their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied. 4151 The Deserted Village How happy for which we have little experience, the task of surviving prosperity. 43 4 1 52 The Deserted Village The watchdog's voice that bayed the whisp'ring wind, And the loud laugh...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 lehte
...she flew, I still had hopes, my long vexations passed, Here to return — and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline, Retreats from care, that never must be mine, How happy he who crowns in shades like these A youth of labour with an age of ease; Who quits a world where...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - 2007 - 283 lehte
...she flew — I still had hopes — my long vexations past, Here to return, and die at home at last. O blest retirement, friend to life's decline! Retreats...try, And, since 'tis hard to combat, learns to fly! For him no wretches born to work and weep Explore the mine or tempt the dangerous deep; No surly porter...
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