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" But me, not destined such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care ; Impell'd, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view ; That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, yet,... "
THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COLINS, THOMAS GRAY AND OLIVER GOLDSMITH - Page 24
by EPES SARGENT - 1860
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 254 pages
...some mournful tale; Or press the bashful stranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good. That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follew, flies; My fortune leads to traverse realms alone. And find no spot of all the world my own....
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Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...But me, not destin'd such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care : Impell'd, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some fleeting good,...alone, • And find no spot of all the world my own. Ev'n now, where Alpine solitudes ascend, I sit me down a pensive hour to spend ; And, plac'd on high...
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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1819 - 108 pages
...But me, not destin'd such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care ; Impell'd with steps unceasing to pursue Some fleeting good,...realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. Ev'n now, where Alpine solitudes ascend, I sit me down a pensive hour to spend ; And, plac'd on high...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...doing good ! But me, not destined such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent, and care Impelled, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some fleeting...realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. E'en now where Alpine solitudes ascend, I sit me down a penstve hour to spend ; And placed on high,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821
...me, not destin'd such delights to share, My prime of life, in wandering spent, and care : Impell'd, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some fleeting good,...realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. Ev'n now, where Alpine solitudes ascend, I sit me down a pensive hour to spend ; And plac'd on high...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 259 pages
...me, not destin'd such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent, and care : Impell'd, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some fleeting good,...realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. Ev'n now, where Alpine solitudes ascend, I sit me down a pensive hour to spend ; And, plac'd on high...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...But me, not 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,...skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies; B 3 My fortune leads to traverse realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. Ev'n now,...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 154 pages
...But me, not destined such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care ; ImpelTd with steps unceasing to pursue Some fleeting good,...realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. E'en now, where Alpine solitudes ascend, I sit me down a pensive hour to spend ; And placed on high,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...some mournful tale; Or press the bashful stranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good. That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures...realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. E'en now, where Alpine solitudes ascend, I sit me down a pensive hour to spend; And placed on high,...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

English poetry - 1822
...mournful tale ; Or press the bashful stranger to his food, And learn the luxury of doing good. Impell'd with steps unceasing to pursue Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the viewl That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies ; My...
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