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" Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn ; Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, /And desolation saddens all thy green : One only master grasps the whole domain, , And half a tillage stints...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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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith: with a notice of his life and genius ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1867
...thy bowers their cheerful influence shed ; These were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Amidst thy bowers the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation...reflects the day, But, choked with sedges, works its weary way ; Along thy glades, a solitary guest, The hollow-sounding bittern guards its nest ; Amidst...
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The poetical works of Oliver Goldsmith. Ed. by B. Corney

Oliver Goldsmith - 1868
...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 Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn...domain, And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain. 4 No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But chok'd with sedges works its weedy way ; Along thy...
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The Book of Poetry for Schools and Families

William DAVIS (B.A.) - 1869 - 184 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 Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn...the day, But, choked with sedges, works its weedy way.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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The Country and the City

Raymond Williams - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 335 pages
...village was both happy and productive, while the new condition is both unhappy and unproductive — One only master grasps the whole domain, And half...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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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...NOBE; NOEC; NoP; OAEL-1; PoEL-3; SeCePo; TEP; TrGrPo 2 Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, ou beneath the sad and heavy line Of death, doth waste all senseless, cold, and dark; (1. 35-40) JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE (1799-1832) The EH-King 1 "O father! O father! now, now, keep...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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;...domain, And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain: 40 No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But, choked with sedges, works its weedy way. Along thy...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - Reference - 1995 - 385 pages
...village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled, and all thy charms withdrawn; Amidst thy bow'rs the tyrant's hand is seen, And desolation saddens...plain ; No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But chok'd with sedges, works its weedy way. Along the glades a solitary guest, The hollow-sounding bittern...
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Verse in English from Eighteenth-century Ireland

Andrew Carpenter - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 623 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;...domain,'' And half a tillage stints thy smiling plain; 7 40 No more thy glassy brook reflects the day, But choaked with sedges, works its weedy way; Along...
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Modernism and the Critical Spirit

Literary Criticism - 203 pages
...and the "unvaried lapwing cries," as in the following passage from Goldsmith's The Deserted Village: One only master grasps the whole domain, And half...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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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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