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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 destroy'd, can never... "
A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ... - Page 64
by Sir John Carr - 1805 - 480 pages
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The new and complete Newgate calendar; or, Villany displayed in all its branches

William Jackson (of the Inner temple.) - 1795
...which our national fafety famaterially depends. " Princes and lords may flQurifh and/rnay fade, " A breath can make them, as a breath hath made; " But a bold peafantry, their country's pride, " When once deflrpy'd, can never be fupplied." GOLDSMITH. Proceedings...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...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 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 Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M. B.: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 148 pages
...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, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man...
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The Grampians Desolate: A Poem

Alexander Campbell - Scotland - 1804 - 316 pages
...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, their 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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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Brandenburger Tor (Berlin, Germany) - 1805 - 480 pages
...the law now, that they can experience no oppression : Princes and Lords may flourish or may fade, A breath can make them, as a breath hath made ; But a bold Peasantry, their Country's pride, AVhen once destroy'd can never be supply'd. The hospitality of the numerous and highly respectable...
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A Northern Summer: Or, Travels Round the Baltic, Through Denmark, Sweden ...

Sir John Carr - Europe, Northern - 1805 - 306 pages
...experience no oppression : Princes and Lords may flourish or may fade, A breath can make them, as a breatk hath made ; But a bold Peasantry, their Country's pride, When once destroy'd can never be supply'd. The hospitality of the numerous and highly respectable family of the De Conincks, the principal...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 482 pages
...unhonour'd, die. Princes and lords may florish, or may fade ; A breath can make them, as a breath has made; 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 of ground maintained its man ; For him...
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Annual Register, Volume 38

History - 1807
..." Princes and peers may flourish or may fade, A breath can make then, as я breath has made ; Eat a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supplied :" he says — The sentiment is false, for it would be still more difficult to re-establish a peerage...
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A view of the ancient and present state of the Zetland islands, Volume 1

Arthur Edmondston - 1809
...and men decay ; Princes and lords may flourish or may fa'de, A breath can make them, as a breath has made; 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 from their farms, it is not at all...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Percy, Thomas Campbell - 1809
...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 destroy'd, can never be supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man...
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