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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 destroyed, can... "
Merrill's Word and Sentence Book: A Practical Speller Designed to Teach the ... - Page 121
by James Ormond Wilson, Mary Wilson - 1891 - 189 pages
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The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

1867 - 964 pages
..."Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes aud loráVí may flourish or may /ode; A BREATH con make them, as a breath has made; But a BOLD PEASANTRY, their country's pride, When once DESTBOTÏD, can NEVER be siálica1." It is an intelligent, virtuous, free, and extensive population,...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 112 pages
...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 New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1812 - 1092 pages
...and contented sensible of ihe blessings they enjoyed, and capable of defending them. Feeling that a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied, he deprecated all attempts which D 1 . Lwere were made to deprive them of their accustomed sports and...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 322 pages
...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...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 of...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800 - 192 pages
...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...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 of...
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A Sermon, Delivered Before His Excellency Caleb Strong, Esq., Governor, the ...

Thomas Baldwin - 1802 - 68 pages
...rest with unmingled satisfaction. In his deliberate judgment; '"Hi fares the land, to hart'ning ills a prey, "Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes...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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The Aonian Banquet, Or, A Selection of Poems of Acknowledged Merit

1803 - 294 pages
...Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes and lords may flouiifh, 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 be supplied. J For him light labour spread her wholesome store ; Just gave what...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 192 pages
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. / 111 fares the land, to hast'ning 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 : K But a bold peasantry, their country's pride,...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 114 pages
...wall ; And trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where...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 of...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - 1804 - 342 pages
...wealth accumulates, and men decay ; ff 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 de supplied." GOLDSMITH. And Irave a thousand deaths of various farm. P. 56....
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