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" HAPPY the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire ; Whose trees in summer yield him shade, In winter... "
Introduction to the English Reader, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and ... - Page 138
by Lindley Murray - 1816 - 166 pages
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The only daughter [by H. Campbell] ed. by G.R. Gleig

George Robert Gleig - 1839
...VOL II. LONDON: HENRY COLBURN, PUBLISHER, GREAT MAKLBOROUGH STREET. THE ONLY DAUGHTER. CHAPTER I. * ' Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres...Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Whose herd* with milk ; whose fields with bread ; Whose flocks supply him with atlirr ; Whose trees...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...long leisure, Days of ease, and nights of pleasure ; Sacred Hymen ! these are thine. ODE ON SOLITUDE. wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees in...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...SHOOTING — TWO ANECDOTES FOUNDED ON FACT — HARK BACK TO THE REIQNS OF THE SEVENTH AND EIGHTH HENRYS. " Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air On his own ground.'' So wrote Pope at the age of twelve years. Thompson, too, talks of the happiness...
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Fly

1839
...Tenante the plough ;" .nd well too might Pope, when a mere boy, say, " Happy the man, whose highest carę A few paternal acres bound ; Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. " Whose flocks with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose herds supply him with attire ; Whose trees...
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De Clifford, or, the Constant man, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - English fiction - 1841
...to love them ever since ; not the less for the knowledge I have since had of things far different. " Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres...Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. " Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees...
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De Clifford; or, The constant man, by the author of 'Tremaine'.

Robert Plumer Ward, De Clifford (fict.name.) - 1841
...to love them ever since ; not the less for the knowledge I have since had of things far different. " Happy the man whose wish and care A few paternal acres...Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. " Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire, Whose trees...
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The School and Family Dictionary, and Illustrative Definer

Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet, Horace Hooker - English language - 1841 - 221 pages
...Con tent, a. happy in the enjoyment of what one has, without being uneasy for more. " Happy the mnn whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground." " Godliness with contentment is great gain." Con test. n. a striving to overcome by argument, evidence,...
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Rudiments of English composition. [With] Key

Alexander Reid - 1843
...hour !" " For genuine happiness we need not roam ; 'Tis doubtless found with little and at home." " Happy the man, whose wish and care A few paternal...Content to breathe his native air, In his own ground." " If the poor are confined to a more narrow circle, yet within that circle lie most of those natural...
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Introduction to the English Reader, Or A Selection of Pieces: In Prose and ...

Lindley Murray, Israel Alger - Readers - 1846 - 162 pages
...reason wish for more : And if kind Heav'n this com'fort brings, 'Tis more than Heav'n bestows on kings. CHAPTER IV. DESCRIPTIVE PIE'CES. SECTION I. The pleas'ures...ground. 2. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with breaa, Whose flocks supply him with attire ; Whose trees in summer yield him shade, In winter fire....
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...the chapel's silver bell you hear. That summons you to all the pride of pray'r: Ode on Solitude 107 (1. 1 —4) 108 Thus let me live, unseen, unknown; Thus unlamented let me die; Steal from the world,...
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