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" But easy quiet, a secure retreat, A harmless life that knows not how to cheat With home-bred plenty, the rich owner bless ; And rural pleasures crown his happiness. "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ... - Page 68
by John Dryden - 1808
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - 1710 - 554 pages
...Owner blefs, And rural Pleafures crown his Happinefs. Unvex'd with Quarrels, undifturb'd with Noife, The Country King his peaceful Realm enjoys: Cool Grots and living Lakes, the flow'ry Pride Of Meads, and Streams that thro' the Valley glide, And fhady Groves that eafy Sleep invite,...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762
...owner blefs, And rural pleafures crown his happinefs. Unvex'd with quarrels, undifturb'd with noife, The country -king his peaceful realm enjoys : Cool grots, and living lakes, the flow'ry pride Of meads, and ftreams that thro' ths valley glidei And fhady groves that eafy fleep invite,...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1767
...owner blefs, And rural pleafures crown his happinefs. Unvex'd with quarrels, undifturb'd with noife, The country king his peaceful realm enjoys : Cool grots, and living lakes, the flow'ry pride Of meads, and ilreams that through the valley glide; And lhady groves that eafy fleep...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - 1795
...owner blefs, And rural pleafures crown his happinefs. Unvcx'd with quarrels, undifturb'd with noife, The country king his peaceful realm enjoys: Cool grots, and living lakes, the flowery pride Of meads and ftr earns that through the valley glide ; And (hady groves that eafy deep invite. And after toilfome...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 12

1795
...owner blefs, And rural pleafures crown hishappinefs. Unvex'd with quarrels, undifturb'd with noife, The country king his peaceful realm enjoys: Cool grots, and living lakes, the flowery pride Of meads and ftreams that through the valley glide ; And fliady groves that eafy fleep invite, And after toilfome...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Pope's Iliad & Odyssey ...

1792
...owner blefs, And rural pleafures crown his happinefs. Unvex'd with quarrels, nndifturb'd with noife, The country king his peaceful realm enjoys: Cool grots, and living lakes, the flowery pride Of meads and ftreams that through the valley glide ; And fhady groves that eafy deep invite, And after toilfome...
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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...owner blefs, And rural pleafures crown his happinefs. t'nvcx'd wiih quarrels, undifturb'd with noife, ! though confcience is the common word, which is given * confcitnce, he is kn flower)' pride Of jneads, and dreams that through the valley glide; i And fhady groves that eafy deep...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1801 - 392 pages
...copied by Dryden. Here easy quiet, a secure retreat, A harmless life, that knows not how to cheat, With home-bred plenty the rich owner bless, And rural pleasures crown his happiness. Unvex'd with quarrels, undisturb'd with noise, The country king his peaceful realm enjoys ; Goal grots...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

1803
...arbore somni. Vina. Here easy quiet, a secure retreat, A harmless lire that knows not how to cheat. With home-bred plenty the rich owner bless, And rural pleasures crown his happiness. Unvex'd with quarrels, undisturb'd with noise, The country king his peaceful realm enjoys : Cool grots,...
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The Works of Virgil, Volume 1

Virgil - 1803
...of his oil : But easy quiet, a secure retreat, 655 A harmless life that knows not how to cheat, With home-bred plenty, the rich owner bless; And rural pleasures crown his happiness. Unvex'd with quarrels, undisturb'd with noise, The country king his peaceful realm enjoys 660 Cool...
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