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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... "
Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ... - Page 29
de Samuel Austin Allibone - 1875 - 772 pages
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A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands ..., Volume 1

Arthur Edmondston - 1809 - 388 pages
...ideas of society and luxury, are yet true to the feelings of the heart, and our best associations. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning 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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A View of the Ancient and Present State of the Zetland Islands ..., Volume 1

Arthur Edmondston - 1809 - 398 pages
...true to the feelings of the heart, and our best associations. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes...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 beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810 - 336 pages
...wall, And trembling, shrinking, from the spoiler's hand. Far, far away thy children leave the land.. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where...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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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 648 pages
...wall ; And, trembling, shrinking from the spoiler's hand, Tar, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where...But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never he supply'd. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When ev'ry rood...
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Observations on a Tour Through the Highlands and Part of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Garnett - 1811 - 402 pages
...described, than in the words of Goldsmith : " 111 fares the land,, to hast'ning ills a prey, While wealth accumulates, and men decay; Princes and lords...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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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...character, which he gives to ancient Italy, Terra potent armis atque ubere glebes. LORD BACON. * " III fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where wealth...country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd." GotDSMlTH_ t Vide Lord Bacon's History of Henry VII. ^ " A time there was, ere England's...
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Introductory remarks

Wakefield, Edward - 1812 - 810 pages
...in mind what has been feelingly expressed by an ingenious poet whom Ireland claims as her own : 111 fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey Where wealth...made; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, If once destroy'd can never be supply'd. Goldsmith's Deserted Pillage. DUBLIN. — Mr. Luke White,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith ...: To which is Prefixed an Account ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1813 - 124 pages
...spoiler';. hand, Par, far away thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hast'r.ing ills a prey, Where wealth accumulates, and men decay: Princes...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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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 310 pages
...spoiler's hand> Far, far away, thy children leave the land. Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, "Where wealth accumulates, and men decay ; Princes...pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supplied. A time there was, ere England's griefs began, When every rood of ground maintain'd its man ; Tor him...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814 - 132 pages
...gave no more ; His best companions, innocence and health ; And his best riches, ignorance of weaIth. Ill fares the land, to hast'ning ills a prey, Where...breath can make. them, as a breath has made : But a holil peasa. fry, their country's pride, When once destroy'd, can never be supply'd. Bui times are...
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