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" Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, /And desolation saddens all thy green : One only master grasps the whole domain, , And half a tillage stints... "
British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of ... - Page 277
by Ludwig Herrig - 1885
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Our Greatest Writers: And Their Major Works

John Carrington - English literature - 2003 - 331 pages
...pastoral and — probably - nostalgic memories of Goldsmith's Irish childhood. Now it is destroyed: Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen And desolation...reflects the day, But choked with sedges, works its weedy way. The sentiments are strongly felt. But Goldsmith's descriptions of the 'charm' (his own word) of...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...These were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn;...reflects the day, But choked with sedges works its weedy way. Along thy glades, a solitary guest, The hollow-sounding bittern guards its nest; Amidst thy desert...
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Documents of the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850: Select Economic And Social ...

Richard Tames - Business & Economics - 2005 - 194 pages
...Deserted Village (1770), lines 5, 64, 265-82, 33-8 Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn;...thy green. One only master grasps the whole domain, 142 And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain . . . And trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand,...
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