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" Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's... "
Translations in English verse from Ovid, Horace, Tacitus, etc., by W. Lee - Page 81
by Publius Ovidius Naso, William Lee - 1860
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 42

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - Books - 1770 - 604 pages
...fimple and natural (late, with the miferies and vices that have been introduced by poliihed life : ' A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juft gave what life required,...
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Retaliation: a poem. To which is added, some account of the life ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1774
...has made; But a bold peafantry, th^ir country's pride, When once deftroyed, can never be fupplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juft gave what life required,...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: Now First ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1780
...has made : But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When...of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefbme ftore, Juft gave what life requir'd, but gave no more : His beft companions, innocence...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...made ; ' But a bold peafantvy, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd can never be fupply'd. A time there was, e're England's griefs began, When...of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juft gave what life requir'd but gave no more : His beft companions innocence...
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The Life of Frederick the Second, King of Prussia: To which are ..., Volume 2

Jean-Charles Laveaux - Prussia (German) - 1789
...fame footing, and to oblige every perfon to take a certain quantity, tvbftber hefmokes or not ! (19) A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man i But times are alter'dj trade's unfeeling train Ufurp the land, and difpofiefs the Twain. Along the...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...has made : But a bold pcalantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupplicd. t refrefliment in their reft; Or whether fpirits in...Difpcl their i'oft embrace again; And on my watchf 1'prcad her wholcfomc ftorc ; Juft gave what life rcquir'd, but gave no more: His bed companions, innocence...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...has made : But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When...of ground maintain'd its man; For him light labour fpread her wholefome {lore, Juft gave what life requir'd, but gave no more : His beft companions, innocence...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...has made: But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd , can never be fupply'd. A time there was , ere England's griefs began , When...of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore ; Juft gave what life requir'd , but gave no more ; His beft companions...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1792
...is more valuable to the community or nation to which he than huff a dozen idle Lords or Gentlbmen. A time there was, ere England's griefs began. When every rood of ground maintam'd its man ; For him light labour fpread her vvholefome flore, Jurt gave what life requir'd,...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith, with the life of the author ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1794
...has made; But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd, can never be fupply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When...of ground maintain'd its man; For him light labour fpread her wholefome ftore, Juft gave what life requir'd, but gave no more — Mis belt companions,...
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