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" Where all the ruddy family around Laugh at the jests or pranks that never fail, Or sigh with pity at some mournful tale; Or press the bashful stranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good. "
The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors - Page 169
1821 - 259 pages
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

English poetry - 1781
...jefts or pranks that never fail, Or figh with pity at fome mournful talej Or prefs the hafhful ftranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good ! But me, not deftin'd fuch delights to ftiare, My prime of life in wand'ring fpent'and care : Impell'c Impell'd,...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion: A Collection of Poems

English poetry - 1785 - 289 pages
...jefts or pranks that never fail, Or figh with pity at fome mournful tale, Or prefs the bafhful ftranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good. But me, not deftin'd fuch delights to fhare, My prime of life in wand'ring fpent and care : Impell'd, with fteps...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 3-4

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...repair, And every stranger finds a ready chair : Blest be those feasts with simple plenty crown 'd, Where all the ruddy family around, Laugh at the jests or...destin'd such delights to share, My prime of life in wand'ring spent and care : Impell'd, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some fleeting good, that mocks...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 3-4

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...repair, And every stranger finds a ready chair : Blest be those feasts with simple plenty crown'd, Where all the ruddy family around, Laugh at the jests or...never fail, Or sigh with pity at some mournful tale, _x--2o Or press the bashful stranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good. But me, not destin'd...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry ...

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...And every stranger finds a ready chair : Blest be tluise feasts with simple plenty crown 'd, Where all the ruddy family around, Laugh at the jests or...that never fail, Or sigh with pity at some mournful tala, Or press the bashful stranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good. But me, not destin'd...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

John Adams - English poetry - 1789 - 352 pages
...jefts or pranks that never fail, Or figh with pity at fome mournful tale, Or prefs the bafhful ftranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good. But me, not deftin'd fuch delights to fhare, My prime of life in wand'ring fpent and care ! Impell'd with fteps...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...or pranks that never fail, Or figh with pity at fome mournful tale ; Or prefs the bafhful ftranger the pommel caft the knight: Forward he flew, and, pitching on deftin'd fuch delights to (hare, My prime of life in wand'ring fpent, and care : Imptll'd, with ftcps...
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The Poetical and Dramatic Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1791
...jefts or pranks that never fail, Or figh with pity at fome mournful tale; Or prefs the bafhful ftranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good. But me, not deftin'd fuch delights to fhare, My prime of life in wandering fpent and care : Impell'd, with fteps...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Dr. Goldsmith: Containing All His Essays and Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Essays - 1792 - 286 pages
...jefts or pranks that never fail, Or ugh with pity at fome mournful tale, Or prefs the baftiful ftranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good ! But me, not deftin'd fuch delights to fliare, My prime of life in wand'ring fpent and care! Impell'd, with fteps...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

John Roach - English poetry - 1792
...or pranks that never fail, Or figh with pity at feme mournful tale : Or prefs the bafliful flranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good ! But me, not deflin'd fuch delights to fhare, My prime of life in wand'ring fpenr, and care ; Impell'd, with fleps...
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