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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 Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author

Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 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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Principia: A Series of Essays on the Principles of Evil Manifesting ...

Samuel Richard Bosanquet - Great Britain - 1843 - 431 pages
...truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, "fis your's to judge how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land." Deserted Village. ing the greater part of its revenue pledged to pay the interest of an overwhelming...
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Principia: A Series of Essays on the Principles of Evil Manifesting ...

Samuel Richard Bosanquet - Great Britain - 1843 - 431 pages
...truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, Tis your's to judge how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land." Deserted Village. ing the greater part of its revenue pledged to pay the interest of an overwhelming...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1844 - 306 pages
...truth, ye statesmen, who survey Thu 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." Q. What is this last species called ? A. Heroic measure, and is the most common species of verse in...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...statesmen who survey The rich man's jovs increase, the poor's decay, OLIVER GOLDSMITH. Tis yours to judge pۃ$ Xۃ$ Proud swells the tide with loads of freighted ore, And shouting folly hails them from her shore ; Hoards,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 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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Evelyn Stuart, or, Right versus might, by Adrian

Anne Kent - 1846
...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. NEARLY a year has elapsed since we left the poor family of Wilmot. It had been a long and...
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The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 288 pages
...truth, ye statesmen who survey rtThe 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 ; Yet...
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Aristocracy, considered in its relations with the progress of civilization ...

Hippolyte Philibert Passy - 1848
...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. The man of wealth and pride Takes up the space that many poor supplied ; Space Tor his lake, his park's...
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The Quarterly educational magazine, and record of the Home and ..., Volume 2

Home and colonial school society - 1849
...become, a rich and powerful nation. Meanwhile, there may be some danger of our forgetting,— — — " ' how wide the limits stand, Between a splendid and a happy land.'* " It may be that the education best calculated to increase wealth is not necessarily that which will...
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