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" What a gloom hangs all around ! The dying lamp feebly emits a yellow gleam ; no sound is heard but of the chiming clock, or the distant watch-dog. All the bustle of human pride is forgotten ; an hour like this may well display the emptiness of human vanity.... "
Select British Classics - Page 76
1804
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The citizen of the world; or, Letters from a Chinese philosopher ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1810
...emits a yellow gleam ; no sound is heard, but of the chiming clock, or the distant watch-dog ; all the bustle of human pride is forgotten : an hour like this may well display tbs emptiness of human vanity. There will come a time, when this temporary solitude may be mde continual,...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 2

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1797 - 304 pages
...Colitude may be made continual, and the city itfelf, like its inhabitants, fade away, and leave a dclert in its room. What cities, as great as this, have once triumphed in exiftence, had their viftories as great, joys as juft, and as unbounded ; and with fhortfighted prefumption,...
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The Citizen of the World, Or, Letters from a Chinese Philosopher ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1800
...folitude may be made continual, and the city itfelf, like its inhabitants, fade away, and leave a defert in its room. What cities, as great as this, have once triumphed in exiftence, had their viftories as great, joy as juft and as unbounded, and with fhort-fighted prefumption...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...emits a yellow gleam, no sound is heard but of the chiming clock, or the distant watch-dog. All ac 2 the bustle of human pride is forgotten, an hour like this may well display the emptiness of humanvanity. There will come a time when this temporary solitude may be made continual, and the city...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English literature - 1818
...feebly emits a yellow gleam; nosonnrl is heard, but of the chiming clock, or the distant watch-dog; all the bustle of human pride is forgotten: an hour like...of human vanity. There will come a time, when this tempowry solitude may be made continual, and the city itself, like its inhabitants, fade away, and...
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The Citizen of the World, Volumes 1-2

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1820
...feebly emits a yellow gleam ; no sound is heard but of the chiming clock, or the distant watch-dog. All the bustle of human • pride is forgotten, an hour...will come a time when this temporary solitude may he made continual, and the city itself, like its inhabitants, fade away, and leave a desert in its...
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The British Prose Writers: Goldsmith's Essay and Bee

British prose literature - 1821
...feebly emits a yellow gleam; no sound is heard but of the chiming clock, or the distant watch-dog. All the bustle of human pride is forgotten : an hour like...like its inhabitants, fade away, and leave a desert tn its room. What cities as great as this have once trinmphed in existence, had their victories as...
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Rural Repository, Volumes 10-11

1834
...feebly emits a yellow gleam ; no sound is heaid of the chiming clock, or the distant watch-dog. All the bustle of human pride is forgotten ; an hour like...its room. What cities, as grea.t as this, have once triuiyiphed in existence, had their victories as great, joy as just and unbounded, and, with short...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: With a Life and Notes, Volume 4

Oliver Goldsmith - 1835
...gleam ; no sound is dinning clock, or the distant watch-dog. human pride is forgotten : an hour like display the emptiness of human vanity. There will come a time, when this tern may be made continual, and the city itself, tants, fade away, and leave a desert in its roc What...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 527 pages
...feebly emits a yellow gleam; no sound is heard but of the chiming clock, or the distant watch-dog. All ved to mortify me ; I had desired my girls the preceding...be dressed early the next day ; for I always loved ami leave a desert in its room. What cities, as great as this, have once triumphed in existence, had...
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