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" Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them as a breath has made ; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never... "
The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner - Page 70
1820
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The Popular Educator, Volumes 1-2; Volume 12

Geography - 1867
..."Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes aud loráVí may flourish or may /ode; A BREATH con make them, as a breath has made; But a BOLD PEASANTRY, their country's pride, When once DESTBOTĎD, can NEVER be siálica1." It is an intelligent, virtuous, free, and extensive population,...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...fpoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land , to haft'ning ills a prey ; , Where wealth accumulates , and men decay...breath can make them, as a breath has made: But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, When once deftroy'd , can never be fupply'd. A time there was , ere...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates,...country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood of ground maintain'd its man...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates,...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood...
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A Sermon, Delivered Before His Excellency Caleb Strong, Esq., Governor, the ...

Thomas Baldwin - Election sermons - 1802 - 36 pages
...with unmingled satisfaction. In his deliberate judgment ; « '"Hi fares the land, to hart'ning ills a prey, "Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes...: But a bold peasantry their country's pride, When once destroy *d, can never be supplied.'* It is an intelligent, virtuous, free and extensive population,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pages
...shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. / 111 fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates,...men decay : Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made : K But a bold peasantry, their country's pride,...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay : Princes...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1804 - 316 pages
...wealth accumulates, and men decay ; ff Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade, " A breath can make them as a breath has made ; " But a bold peasantry,...country's pride, •" When once destroy'd, can never de supplied." GOLDSMITH. 5 And Irave a thousand deaths of various farm. — P. 56. PERHAPS it is none...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 148 pages
...trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates,...men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has madp : But a bold peasantry, their country's pride,...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Baltic Sea - 1805 - 480 pages
...no oppression : Princes and Lords may Sourish or may fade, A breath can make them as a breath hath made, But a bold Peasantry, their Country's pride, When once destroy'd can never be supplied. The hospitality of the numerous and highly respectable famity of the De Conincks, the principal merchants...
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