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" Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen, who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 344
1828
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 7

United States - 1840
...special privileges and immunities are numerous and stupendous ; but we may yet be aadly admonished ' how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land.' But, fortunately, we are not driven to the alternative of either foregoing for the future such magnificent...
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A Collection of the Political Writings of William Leggett, Volume 2

William Leggett - Slavery - 1840
...special privileges and immunities are numerous and stupendous ; but we may yet be sadly admonished how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land." But, fortunately, we are not driven to the alternative 12* of either foregoing for the future such...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...truth, ye statesmen, who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land. Proud swells the tide with loads of freighted ore, And shouting Folly hails them from her shore ; Hoards...
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A Collection of the Political Writings of William Leggett ..., Volume 2

William Leggett - Political science - 1840
...special privileges and immunities ^are numerous and stupendous ; but we may yet bę sadly admonished " how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land." But, fortunately, we are not driven to the alternative of either foregoing for the future such magnificent...
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The secret history of the court of England, from ... 1750 to the reign of ...

lady Anne Hamilton - 1840
...truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase — the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge how wide the limits stand Between a splendid, and a happy land." GOLDSMITH. Another barbarous custom is, the injunction imposed upon royal succession, that they shall...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 pages
...truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge, how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land. Proud swells the tide with loads of freighted ore, And shouting Folly hails them from her shore ; Hoards,...
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The Law Magazine: Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 26

Law - 1841
...criminals—but must feel sensibly, in spite of all her refinements of art, and luxury, and knowledge— " How wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land !" The author proceeds to describe the nature and constitution of the Inns of Court, and the judicial...
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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 127 pages
...truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land. Proud swells the tide with loads of freighted ore, And shouting folly hails them from he shore ; Hoards...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 pages
...truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decav, 'Tie yours to judge, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land. Proud swells the tide with loada of freighted ore, And shouting folly hails thorn from her shore; Hoards...
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The Neutral French, Or, The Exiles of Nova Scotia

Catherine Read Williams - Acadia - 1841 - 109 pages
...truth, ye statesmen, who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, "Tis yours to judge how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land." IT was on the evening of the first of September, 1755, that a family, inhabiting an old fashioned,...
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