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" And calmly bent, to servitude conform, Dull as their lakes that slumber in the storm. Heavens ! how unlike their Belgic sires of old ! Rough, poor, content, ungovernably bold ; War in each breast, and freedom on each brow. "
The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors - Page 181
1821 - 259 pages
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 3-4

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...; A land of tyrants, and a den of slaves, Here wretches seek dishonorable graves, J3J And calmly bent, to servitude conform, Dull as their lakes that...bold; War in each breast, and freedom on each brow; Hoiv much unlike the sons of Britain now I \ Fir'd at the sound my genius spreads hef wing, And flies...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry ...

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...graves, And calmly bent, to servitude conform, t)ull as their iakes that slumber in the storm. Heavens I how unlike their Belgic sires of old ! Rough, poor,...each brow ; How much unlike the sons of Britain now I Pir'd at the sound my genius spreads her wing, And flies where Britain courts the western spring;...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 3-4

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...man buys ; A land of tyrants, and a den of slaves, Here wretches seek dishonorable graves, And calmly bent, to servitude conform, Dull as their lakes that...storm. Heavens ' how unlike their Belgic sires of old I Rough, poor, content, ungovernably bold ; War in each breast, and freedom on each brow; How much...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. IV.

1793 - 185 pages
...and a den of slaves, Here wretches seek dishonourable graves, And calmly bent, to servitude confor*, Dull as their lakes that slumber in the storm. Heavens...each brow ; How much unlike the sons of Britain now I Fir'd at the sound my genius spreads her wing, And flies where Britain courts the western spring...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...buys. A land of tyrants, and a den of slaves, Here wretches seek dishonourable graves, And, calmly bent, to servitude conform, Dull as their lakes that slumber in the storm. Heav'ns ! how unlike their Belgic sires of old I Rough, poor, content, ungovernably bold; War in each...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - Logic - 1802 - 587 pages
...fuggefted by the accidental mention of a word ; and is certainly one of the happieft in our language : Heavens ! how unlike their Belgic Sires of old ! Rough, poor, content, ungovernably bold ; War in each breaft, and freedom on each brow, How much unlike the Sons of Britain now ! — — Fired at the found,...
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Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind

Dugald Stewart - Logic - 1802 - 587 pages
...how unlike their Belgic Sires of old ! Rough, poor, content, ungovernably bold ; War in each breaft, and freedom on each brow, How much unlike the Sons of Britain now ! — — Fired at the found, my Genius fpreads her wing, And ffies, where Britain courts the weftern...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pages
...buys ; A land of tyrants, and a den of slaves, Here wretches seek dishonourable graves, And calmly bent, to servitude conform, Dull as their lakes that...storm. Heavens ! how unlike their Belgic sires of old j Rough, poor, content, ungovernably bold ; War in each breast, and freedom on each brow.... How much...
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Cobbett's Weekly Political Register, Volume 4

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1803
...rooiii' i:t, actually raising his Hanoverian subjectsto tight against him and his subjects in Britain 1 " Fir'd at the sound, my genius spreads her wing, "" And flies where Britain com U the western spring; " Where lawns eireod that scorn Arcadian pride, _ " And brighter nucairis...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...buys : A land of tyrants, and a den of slaves, Here wretches seek dishonourable graves ; And calmly bent, to servitude conform, Dull as their lakes, that slumber in the storm. Heavens ! how unlike their Belgick sires of old! Rough, poor, content, ungovernably bold ; War in each breast, and freedom on...
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