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" Refills the jug his honour'd host to tend, To serve at once the master and the friend ; Proud thus to meet his smiles, to share his tale, His nuts, his conversation, and his ale. Such were the days, — of days long past I sing, When Pride gave place... "
The poetical works of Robert Bloomfield - Page xxxi
by Robert Bloomfield - 1855 - 284 pages
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The farmer's boy; a rural poem [ed. by C. Lofft. On fine paper].

Robert Bloomfield - 1800
...friend; Proud thus to meet his smiles, to share his tale, His nuts, his conversation, and his ale. Such were the days,. ..of days long past I sing, When Pride gave place to mirth without a sting; Contrast of modem usage. v. 335. Ere tyrant customs strength sufficient bore To violate the feelings...
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The Farmer's Boy: A Rural Poem

Robert Bloomfield - Pastoral poetry - 1800 - 102 pages
...long past I sing, When Pride gave place to mirth without a sting; Contrast of modern usage. y. 335. Ere tyrant customs strength sufficient bore To violate the feelings of the poor; To leave them distanc'd in the mad'ning race, Where'er Refinement shews its hated face : Nor causeless hated;. ..'tis...
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The farmer's boy; a rural poem [ed. by C. Lofft. On fine paper].

Robert Bloomfield - 1800 - 102 pages
...his smiles, to share his tale, His nuts, his conversation, and his ale. Such were the d£fys,...of days long past I sing> -. , When Pride gave place to mirth without a sting; Contrast of modem usage. v. 335. Ere tyrant customs strength sufficient bore To violate the feelings...
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The Farmer's Boy: A Rural Poem, Issue 1

Robert Bloomfield - Country life - 1801 - 128 pages
...friend; Proud thus to meet his smiles, to share his talc, His nuts, his conversation, and his ale. Such were the days,... of days long past I sing, When Pride gave place to mirth without a sting; Contrast of modern usage. Ere tyrant customs strength sufficient bore To violate the feelings of the...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 92

1850
...quotation from the labourer poet Bloomfield. A little more polished, and it might have been from Crabbe. ' Such were the days, — of days long past I sing,...pride gave place to mirth without a sting ; Ere tyrant custom strength sufficient bore, To violate the feelings of the poor : To leave them distanced in the...
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The Farmer's Boy: A Rural Poem, Issue 1

Robert Bloomfield - Country life - 1803 - 128 pages
...past I- • sing, When Pride gave place to mirth without a sting; . Contrast of modern ufage. TJ35Ere tyrant customs strength sufficient bore To violate the feelings of the poor ; To leave them distanc'd in the mad'ning race, Where'er Refinement shews its hated face : Nor causeless hated ; —...
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The farmer's boy; a rural poem [ed. by C. Lofft. On fine paper].

Robert Bloomfield - 1815
...friend; Proud thus to meet his smiles, to share his tale, His nuts, his conversation, and his ale. Such were the days,.. .of days long past I sing, When...sting; Ere tyrant customs strength sufficient bore Contrast of modern Usage. To violate the feelings of the poor; To leave them distanc'd in the mad'ning...
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The Farmer's Boy: A Rural Poem

Robert Bloomfield - 1820 - 99 pages
...friend ; Proud thus to meet his smiles, to share his tale, His nuts, his conversation, and his ale. Such were the days,... of days long past I sing, When...sufficient bore To violate the feelings of the poor ; Contrast of modern Usage. v. 336. To leave them distanc'd in the mad'ning race, Where'er refinement...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...friend ; Proud thus to meet his smiles, to share his tale, His nuts, his conversation, and his ale. Such were the days — of days long past I sing, When...To violate the feelings of the poor ; To leave them distanc'd in the mad'ning race, . Where'er refinement shows its hated face : ' Nor causeless hatred...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...friend ; Proud thus to meet his smiles, to share his tale, His nuts, his conversation, and his ale. Such were the days — of days long past I sing, When...To violate the feelings of the poor ; To leave them distanc'd in the mad'ning race, Where'er refinement shows its hated face : Nor causeless hatred ; —...
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