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" Near yonder copse, where once the garden smiled, And still where many a garden flower grows wild; There, where a few torn shrubs the place disclose, The village preacher's modest mansion rose. A man he was to all the country dear, And passing rich with... "
The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ... - Page 62
by Henry Marlen - 1838
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - History - 1771
...difclofu, The village preacher's modell manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And pafling rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wiihed to change his placfr; Unpraftifed he to fawn, or feek for power. By doftrines fafhioned to the...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeft manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wifhed to change his place j Unpra&ifed he to fawn, or feek for power, By do&rines fafhioned to the...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...is always the ' garden fewer that grows « wild: A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wifh'd to change his place ; Unfkilful he to fawn, or feek for power, By doflrines fafhion'd...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 460 pages
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeft manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear. And palfing. rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd, nor wifh'd to change his place; Unpraftis'd he to fawn, or feek for power, By doftrines fafhion'd...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...difclofe, The village preacher's modclt manlion rofe. A man he was to all the country dear, And parting tube as black .As chang'd, nor wiih'd to change, his Uirlkilful he to fawn, or feck for pow'r, [place; By doctrines faihionM...
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Zeluco: Various Views of Human Nature Taken from Life and Manners, Foreign ...

John Moore - 1844 - 423 pages
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeft manlion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had chang'd or wish'd to change his place; Unskilful he to fawn, or feek for pow'r, By doctrines fashion'd...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Essays - 1792 - 286 pages
...difclofe, The village Preacher's modeft manfion rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich, with forty pounds a year : Remote from towns he ran his godly race, , • Nor e'er had chang'd, norwifh'd to change, his place; ' Unfldlful he, to fawn, orfcek for power, By doftrines fafliion'd...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1794
...difclofe, The village preacher's modi^l mandón rofe. A man he was, to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year ; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wiihed to change his place; (Jnpraftifed he to fawn, to feek for power, By doftrines fafhioned to the...
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the english anthology

T AGERTON - 1794
...difclofe, The village preacher's modeft manfion rofe. i,p A man he was to all the country dear, And paffing rich with forty pounds a year; Remote from towns he ran his godly race, Nor e'er had changed, nor wilhed to change his place; Unpraftifed he to fawn, or feek for power, 145 By doclrines fafhioned to...
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