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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... "
Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems ... - Page 89
1876 - 543 pages
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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 Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 129 pages
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'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. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'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 supply'd. 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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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 68 pages
...their cheerful influence shed, These were thy charms — but all these charms are fled. Sweet smiling village, loveliest of the lawn, Thy sports are fled,...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 Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...spoiler's hand, Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'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 supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...spoiler's hand. Far, far away thy children leave the land. 711 feres the land, to hast'ning ills d prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. Princes...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy 'd can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood...
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A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands ..., Volume 1

Arthur Edmondston - Shetland (Scotland) - 1809 - 364 pages
...ideas of society and luxury, are yet true to the feelings of the heart, and our best associations. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd can never be supplied. But even on the supposition that the tenants have been expelled...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...spoiler's hand. Far, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'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 supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Percy, Thomas Campbell - 1809
...spoiler's hand, Par, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'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 supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood...
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