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" And e'en the bare-worn common is denied. If to the city sped — What waits him there? To see profusion that he must not share ; To see ten thousand baneful arts combined To pamper luxury, and thin mankind ; To see each joy the sons of pleasure know,... "
The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ... - Page 157
by Henry Marlen - 1838
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 236 pages
...pick the scanty blade, Those fenceless fields the sons of wealth divide, And even the bare-worn common is denied. If to the city sped — what waits him...each joy the sons of pleasure know, Extorted from his fellow creature's wo. Here, while the courtier glitters in brocade, There the pale artist plies the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 444 pages
...pick the scanty blade, Those fenceless fields the sons of wealth divide, And even the bare-worn common is denied. If to the city sped — What waits him...must not share ; To see ten thousand baneful arts combin'd To pamper luxury, and thin mankind ; To see each joy the sons of pleasure know Extorted from...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 314 pages
...scanty blade, Those fenceless fields the sons of wealth divide, And e'en the bare-worn common is deny'd. If to the city sped — What waits him there? To see...he must not share; To see ten thousand baneful arts combin'd To pamper luxury, and thin mankind; To see each joy the sons of pleasure know, Extorted from...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith, Richard Westall - 1822 - 194 pages
...scanty blade, Those fenceless fields the sons of wealth divide, And e'en the bare-worn common is deny'd. If to the city sped — What waits him there ! To...each joy the sons of pleasure know, Extorted from his fellow-creatures' woe. Here, while the courtier glitters in brocade, There the pale artist plies the...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 296 pages
...fields the sons of wealth divide, And e'en the bare-worn common is denied. If to the city sped—What waits him there? To see profusion that he must not...each joy the sons of pleasure know Extorted from his fellow creature's woe. Here while the courtier glitters in brocade, There the pale artist plies the...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...pick the scanty blade, Those fenceless fields the sonstof wealth divide, And ev'n the bare-worn common is denied. If to the city sped — what waits him...must not share ; To see ten thousand baneful arts combin'd To pamper luxury, and thin mankind ; To see each joy the sons of pleasure know, Extorted from...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...luxury and thin mankind; To see each joy the sons of pleasure know Extorted from his fellow creature's woe. Here while the courtier glitters in brocade,...plies the sickly trade; Here while the proud their long-drawn pomp display, There the black gibbet glooms beside the way; The dome where pleasure holds...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...pick the scanty blade, Those fenceless tields the sons of wealth divide, And even the bare-worn common is denied. If to the city sped, what waits him there...must not share ; To see ten thousand baneful arts combin'd To pamper luxury, and thin mankind ; To see each joy the sons of pleasure know, Extorted from...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...scanty blade, Those fenceless fields the sons of wealth divide, And even the bare-worn common is deny'd. combin'd To pamper luxury, and thin mankind ; To see each joy the sons of pleasure know, Extorted from...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...pick the scanty blade, Those fenceless fields the sons of wealth divide, And e'en the bare-worn common is denied. If to the city sped — What waits him...plies the sickly trade ; Here, while the proud their long-drawn pomps display, There the black gibbet glooms beside the way. The dome where pleasure holds...
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