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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... "
The Select Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With the Portrait of the Author - Seite 187
von Oliver Goldsmith - 1842 - 429 Seiten
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 304 Seiten
...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; For him light labour...no more. His best companions, innocence and health ; Aiid his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times are alter'd; trade's unfeeling train Usurp the...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Band 3

Robert Southey - 1807
...scholars, soldiers, kings, 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,...England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man ; For him light labour spread her wholesome storey Just gave what life required,...
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A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands ..., Band 1

Arthur Edmondston - 1809
...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,...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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Observations on a Tour Through the Highlands and Part of the Western ..., Band 1

Thomas Garnett - 1811 - 275 Seiten
...While 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,...pride,. When once destroy'd can never be supplied." coast there are various kinds of sea-weeds, or wrack, as it is called, which were, till lately, used...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812
...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...labour spread her wholesome store. Just gave what life required, but gave no more: His best companions, innocence and health ; And his best riches, ignorance...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...of Henry VII. ^ " A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintained its man; For him, light labour spread her wholesome...: His best companions, innocence, and health, And Ms best riches, ignorance of wealth," &c. GOLDSMITH. NO body can be healthful without exercise, neither...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1813 - 107 Seiten
...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...store, Just gave what life requir'd, but gave no more Mis best companions, innocence and health ; And his best riches, ignorance of wealth. But times are...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 300 Seiten
..."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,...began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man ; Tor him light labor spread her wholesome store, Just gave what life requir'd, but gave no more :...
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Hints for improving the condition of the peasantry in all parts of the ...

Richard Elsam - 1816 - 39 Seiten
...Where wealth accumulates, and men decay. " Princes or lords may flourish or may fade, " A breath can make them, as a breath has made; " But a bold peasantry,...pride, " When once destroy'd, can never be supplied." To observe our fellow-creatures employed in carrying on any occupation in which we are interested,...
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The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner, Band 2

1820
...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,...destroy'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere Scotland's ' griefs began, When every roo4 of ground maintain'd its man ; For him light labour spread...
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