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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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A Voyage from Leith to Lapland: Or, Pictures of Scandinavia in 1850, Volume 1

William Hurton - Scandinavia - 1852 - 344 pages
...However questionable that may be, none can deny that Norway most strikingly exemplifies — " bovr wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land;" and that equally true it is that "states of native strength possest, Though very poor, may still be very...
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Postulates and datda, Volume 2

1852
...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 the shore ; Hoards,...
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History of the Whig Ministry of 1830, to the Passing of the Reform ..., Volume 1

John Arthur Roebuck - Great Britain - 1852
...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. ' Where, I ask, are all the boasted advantages of this once happy country ? Where are all the blessings...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1852 - 352 pages
...to truth, ye statesmen, wh5 survey Tha rich man's joys mcrease, 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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...truth, ye statesmen who survey 265 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 ; 270...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...truth, ye statesmen, who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'T is 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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Mary, a daughter of the English peasantry, by the author of 'Highland sports ...

Herbert Byng Hall - 1853
...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. ON a commanding eminence, well sheltered from the north and east by magnificent woods, stood, as it...
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Clan-Albyn, Volume 73

Christian Isobel Johnstone - Highlands (Scotland) - 1853 - 480 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." GOLDSMITH. IN the evening of that day, Lady Augusta rejoiced to see her family assembled round her...
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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish Literature (in English) - 1854
...e'en while fashion's brightest arts decoy, The heart, distrusting, asks if this be joy? -r9 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 ; P...
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