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" There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school; A man severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew; Well had the boding tremblers learned to trace The day's disasters in his morning... "
Nova anthologia Oxoniensis: translations into Greek and Latin verse - Page 138
edited by - 1899 - 279 pages
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion skill'd eneath him smile ; The slow canal, learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 310 pages
...fence that skirts the way, With blossom furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school....and every truant knew. Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laugh'd, with counterfeited...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Miscellaneous poems. The good ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 476 pages
...fence that skirts the way, With blossom' d furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school...every truant knew ; Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited...
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The Traveller, The Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1825 - 160 pages
...fence that skirts the way With blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion) skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school...severe he was, and stern to view, I knew him well, and ev'ry truant knew ; Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 pages
...mansion skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little sehool. A man severe he was, and stem RATIAN ODE, UPON CROMWEl.I'S RETURN FROM IRELAND. THE forward youth that would learn'd to traee The day's disasters in his morning faee ; Full well they laugh 'd with eounterfeited...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ..., Volume 6

1826 - 300 pages
...fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze, unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school...stern to view, I knew him well, and every truant knew ; AVell had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - 1828 - 600 pages
...mansion, skill'd to rule, The village-master taught his little school. — A man severe he was, and stem to view ; I knew him well ; and every truant knew. Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace The day's disasters in his morning face : Full well they laugh'd, with counterfeited...
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History of the Town of Greenock

Daniel Weir - 1829 - 162 pages
...in the world : and as every person has a wish to know the school boy scenes of other days, " Where in his noisy mansion skilled to rule, The village master taught his little school," we subjoin the following interesting remarks from the pen of Geo. Williamson, Esq.:— " Mr. Robert...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830 - 844 pages
...skirts the way, With blossomed furze unprofltably gay, There, in his noisy mansion skilled to rale, the poor remains of state, Adorn the rich, or praise...Hermit. Far in a wild, ncknown to public view, From you morning's face ; Full well they hiughed with counterfeited glee At all his jolies, for many a joke...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 516 pages
...fence that skirts the way, With blossom'd furze unprofitably gay, There, in his noisy mansion, skill'd to rule, The village master taught his little school...every truant knew ; Well had the boding tremblers learn'd to trace, The day's disasters in his morning face ; Full well they laugh'd with counterfeited...
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