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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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Goldsmith's The Traveller, and The Deserted Village: Gray's Elegy and Other ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1919 - 80 pages
...share, My prime of life in wandering spent and care— ImpelFd, with steps unceasing, to pursue 25 Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view; That,...realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. 30 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 Cambridge History of English Literature Volume X the Age of Johnson

...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. It is characteristic both of Goldsmith, and of the mosaic of memories which the poetic theories of...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...And learn the luxury of doing good. GOLDSMITH— The Traveller. L. 22. (See also CRABBE) 11 Impell'd ts neighbor to embrace. POPE — Essay on Man. Ep....through Nature up to Nature's God. POP&T- Essay on GOLDSMITH— The Traveller. L. 25. 12 If goodness leade him not, yet wearinesse May tosse him to my...
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A History of English Literature

John Buchan - English literature - 1923 - 675 pages
...figure, not unlike the Childe Harold of a later day : (Fr, Oliver Goldsmith. I faiiUitif by Sir Jfskua That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures...realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. In this spirit of pensive melancholy The Traveller tells of the countries he has visited in a vain...
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The Educational record, with the proceedings at large of the ..., Volumes 7-8

British and foreign school society - 1872
...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...alone, And find no spot of all the world my own." History. — Describe the law-courts and modes of trials of the Anglo-Saxons. Give a brief sketch of...
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Transactions of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Medical Association of the State of Alabama - Medicine - 1889
...of orange groves, western blizzards or northern snows, I have followed the brilliant ignis fatuus, "that, like the circle bounding earth and skies, allures from far, yet as I follow flies," and no man, however much married, is a more competent witness to the power and prowess of woman. I...
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Early English Travellers in India: A Study in the Travel Literature of the ...

Ram Chandra Prasad - Explorers - 1980 - 382 pages
...CHAPTER VI THOMAS CORY AT (1612—1617) That, like the circle bounding earth and skies, Allures from far, as I follow, flies; My fortune leads to traverse realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. — GOLDSMITH Of all the English travellers of the seventeenth century who went to India and recorded...
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A Voyage Up the Persian Gulf and a Journey Overland from India to England in ...

William Heude - History - 1993 - 252 pages
...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,...skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies; My fortunes lead to traverse realms alone, And find no spot of all the world my own. CONTENTS. CHAP. I....
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - Reference - 1995 - 385 pages
...to secure them from that indifference with which things frequently contemplated are beheld. Impell'd with steps unceasing to pursue Some fleeting good...skies, Allures from far, yet, as I follow, flies. The Traveller sits him down (as he sometimes inelegantly expresses it) on an eminence of the Alps,...
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Out of what Began: A History of Irish Poetry in English

Gregory A. Schirmer - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 426 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,...realms alone And find no spot of all the world my own.9 The alienation experienced in this exile is not merely a point of view from which Goldsmith's...
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