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" For, even though vanquished, he could argue still ; While words of learned length and thundering sound Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around ; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. "
Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems ... - Page 93
1876 - 543 pages
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...could argue still ; While words of learned length, and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rusticks ranged around ; And still they gazed, and still the...is all his fame. The very spot Where many a time he triumph'd, is forgot. Near yonder thorn, that lifts its head on high, Where once the signpost caught...
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Beauties of poetry: consisting of elegant selections from the works of Pope ...

Poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...story ran that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For ev'n though vanquish'd, he could argue still ; While words of learned length,...all his fame ; the very spot Where many a time he triumph'd, is forgot. Near yonder thorn, that lifts its head on high, Where once the sign-post caught...
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The poems and plays of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1818 - 482 pages
...could argue still— While words of learned strength and thundering sound Amazed the gazing rusties ranged around; And still they gazed, and still the...very spot Where many a time he triumphed, is forgot. Near yonder thorn that lifts its head on high, Where once the sign-post caught the passing eye, Low...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 pages
...too ; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage^ And even the story ran that he could guage : In arguing too, the parson owned his skill, For even...very spot Where many a time he triumphed is forgot. Near yonder thorn, that lifts its head on high, Where once the sign-post caught the passing eye, Low...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 154 pages
...story ran that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en though vanquish'd he could argue still ; While words of learned length...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew That one small head should carry all he knew. But pass'd is all his fame. The very spot, Where many a time he...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...ran that he could gauge. In arguing, too, the' parson own'd his skill ; For, even though vanquish'd, he could argue still : While words of learned length...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. WILLIAM FALCONER. BORN 1730 — DIED 1769. THE author of the SHIPWRECK...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...e'en the story ran that he could gauge ; In arguing, too, the parson олупеа his skill, For e'en «util Шй йпяофв» I ENGLISH LITERATURE....close around their head, ley sink for ever, numbered smalihead could carry all he knew. But past is all his fame . the very spot Where many a time he triumphed,...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...And e'en the story ran that he could gauge. In arguing, too, the parson owned his skill, For, e'en though vanquished, he could argue still ; While words...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. [From The Deterted Pillage.} THE HAPPINESS OF PASSING ONE'S AGE...
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A Third Book for Reading and Spelling: With Simple Rules and Instructions ...

Samuel Worcester - 1837
...; Lands he could measure, times and tides presage, And even the story ran that he could gauge : 4. In arguing, too, the parson owned his skill, For even...still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head should carry all he knew. But past is all his fame. The very spot, Where many a time he...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1837
...skill, For e'en though vanquish'd, he could argue still; While words of learned length, and thund'ring sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around,—...all his fame. The very spot ' Where many a time he triumph'd, is forgot.— Near yonder thorn, that lifts its head on high, Where once the sign-post caught...
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