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" For, e'en though vanquished, he could argue still, While words of learned length and thundering sound Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew That one small head could carry all he knew. "
Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practical Lessons ... - Page 269
by George Payn Quackenbos - 1861
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 114 pages
...ran, that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en, though vanquish'd, he could argue still ; While words of learned length, and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rusticks ranged around ; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could...
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Politics of the Georgium Sidus; Or, Advice how to Become Great Senators ...

1807 - 200 pages
...in political oratory. "In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill: ' '' For, e'en tho' vanquish'd, he could argue still; • * While words of learned length and thundering sound " Amaz'd the gaping rustics gather'd round." CHAPTER V. TUB SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED. I SHOULD expect,...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 310 pages
...story ran that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For ev'n though vanquish'd, he could argue still ; While words of learned length,...thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around ; And still they gaz.ed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. But...
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The Deserted Village, Traveller, and Miscellaneous Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1819 - 120 pages
...And even the story ran that he could gauge ; la arguing too the parson own'd his skill.. For, even though vanquished, he could argue still: While words of learned length, and thund'rinjj sound, Amazed the gazing rustics rang'd around, And still they gazM, and still the wonder...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 236 pages
...presage^ And even the story ran that he could guage : In arguing too, the parson owned his skill, For even though vanquished he could argue still ; While words...thundering sound. Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around, And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. But past...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1822 - 194 pages
...story ran that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en though vanquish'd he could argue still ; While words of learned length...thundering sound Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around ; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew That one small head should carry all he knew. But...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822 - 428 pages
...ran, that he could gauge : In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For ev'n though vanquish'd he could argue still ; While words of learned length, and thundering sound, Amaz'd the gazing rustics rang'd around i And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew That one...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 296 pages
...story ran that he could gauge: In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en though vanquish'd he could argue still; While words of learned length and thundering sound But pass'd is all his fame. The very spot, Where many a time he triumph'd, is forgot. Near yonder thorn...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 396 pages
...that he could — gunge. In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill ; For e'en though vanquish'd, he could argue still ; While words of learned length, and thundering sound, Amaz'd the gazing rustics, rang'd around ; And still they gaz'd ; and still the wonder grew, That one...
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Elegant Extracts: Consisting of larger poems

1826 - 300 pages
...ran that he could gauge : , In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en though vanquish'd he could argue still ; While words of learned length, and thundering sound, Aniaz'd the gazing rustics rartg'd around ; And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew That one...
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