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" Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny... "
The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language - Page 172
1869 - 405 pages
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening-care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied...: How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bovv'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening-care; No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied...afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! i •. J Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 2

M.. Hennet - 1806 - 464 pages
...no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening-care; No children run to. lisp :their sire's return , Or climb his knees the...glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afiekl! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful rtoil ,...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...their sire's return. Or climb his knee the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their-sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke;...bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not amhition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and desliny ohscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...envy'd kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn E»k>be has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield!...sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...them no more the blazing earth shall bum, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; Nor children run to eat! Can man, weak man, thy pow'r defeat? ' Gold banish'd...the name behind; Gold sow'd the world with ev'ry ill teams afield! How bo'w'd the w-oods beneath their sturdy stroke ; Let not ambition mock their useful...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 612 pages
...clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. Por them no more the hla/ing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening...broke! How jocund did they drive their team afield! Howbow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Lft not Ambition mock their useful toil. Their homely...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...hurn, No more shall rouse them from their luv\ly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall bum, Ur busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run...glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team atield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...bum, Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb bis knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest...stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiuy obscure; Kur Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...busy housewife ply her ev'ning care; No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his kuees, the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their...sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, « Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and...
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