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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 Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care ; Impell'd with steps unceasinc to punue Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view ;...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, plac'd on high...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...prime of life in wandering spent and care— Impell'd, with steps unceasing, to pursue Some 8ecting Sies; 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 Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1825
...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,...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 Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 144 pages
...such delights to share, My prime of life in wand'ring spent and care ; Impell'd with steps unccsaing to pursue Some fleeting good that mocks me with the...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 Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...view ; That, like the eirele bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies ; U y Ev'n now, where Alpine solitudes aseend, 1 sit me down a pensive hour to spend ; And, plae'd on high...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...me, not destin'd snch 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 me with the view j That, like the circle bounding earth and skies*. Allures from far, yet as I follow flies ; Me fortune...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1826
...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,...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 plac'd on high,...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1826 - 688 pages
...gratification of a malignant disposition ; hence it is a strong expression when used figuratively ; ItnpelTd with steps unceasing to pursue Some fleeting good that mocks me with the view. GOLDSMITH. Although ridicule is not the test of truth, and ought not to be employed in the place of...
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Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles ..., Volume 1, Issues 1-43

1829
...attendant on a removal from their own happy spot, — in search of " Some fleeting good that mocks US with the view, "That, like- the circle bounding earth and skies, " Allures from far, yet, as we follow, flies :" and communicating a lesson to the whole world, against engaging in emigration,...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...Bnt me, not destiu'd such delights to share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care ; Ixnpell'd 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 plac'd on high,...
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