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" How often have I blest the coming day, When toil remitting lent its turn to play, And all the village train, from labour free, Led up their sports beneath the spreading tree, While many a pastime circled in the shade, The... "
Lives of the novelists - Page 108
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1825
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...Bhelter*d cot, the cultivated farm, The never-failing brook, the busy mill, The decent church that topt the neighbouring hill ; The hawthorn bush, with seats...beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers madet How often have I blest the coming day, When toil, remitting, lent its turn to play, And all the...
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An Arrangement of British Plants: According to the Latest ..., Volume 3

Botany - 1830
...distinguished the arena of rural sports, and conferred a zest on many a passing event. " The Haifllwrn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made." Adjacent to which should ever be seen the aspiring Mny-polc, decked with garlands of the choicest floweis...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...cultivated farm, The never-failing brook, the busy mill, The decent church that topt the neighb'ring hill, The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whisp'ring lovers made! How often have I blest the coming day, When toil remitting lent its turn to...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...uever-failiug brook, the busy mill ; The decent church that topped the neighbouring hill ; The hawthorn-bush, m black, I '11 c-.t him. He said ; and full before their sight Produced ! How often have I blessed the coining day, When toil remitting lent its turn to play ; And all the...
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The Second Reader, Or Juvenile Companion

John Lauris Blake - Readers - 1833 - 260 pages
...cultivated farm, The never failing brook, the busy mill, The decent church, that topped the neighboring hill; The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made. How often have I blessed the coming day, When toil, remitting, lent its turn to play, And all the village...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - Country life - 1837 - 425 pages
...shelter'd cot, the cultivated farm, The never-failing brook, the busy mill, The decent church that topt the neighbouring hill, — The hawthorn bush, with...shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made !" GOLDSMITH. I MARCH. The whistling ploughman braves the wind, And drives his well-fed steeds along,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of ..., Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1837
...cultivated farm, The never-failing brook, the busy mill, The decent church that topp'd the neighb'ring hill, The hawthorn bush, with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made! How often have I blest the coming day, When toil remitting lent its turn to play, And all the village...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources

Sir James Prior - Authors, English - 1837
...probably in the line — " The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool." Another natural object — " The hawthorn bush with seats beneath the shade, For talking age and whispering lovers made," was larger than ordinary trees of that description, with surrounding seats as here represented ; it...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources, Volume 2

Sir James Prior - Authors - 1837 - 550 pages
...probably in the line — " The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool." Another natural object — "The hawthorn bush with seats beneath the shade, For talking age, and whispering lovers made," was larger than ordinary trees of that description, with surrounding seats as here represented ; it...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 21

Robert Walsh - Serial publications - 1837
...probably in the line— ' The noisy geese that gabbled o'er the pool.' " Another natural object— ' The hawthorn bush with seats beneath the shade, For talking age, and whispering lovers made,' was larger than ordinary trees of that description, with surrounding seats as here represented ; it...
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