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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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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 pages
...too ; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And e'en the story ran that he could gauge ; In arguing too the parson owned his skill, For e'en...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 Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1839 - 360 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 past is all his fame. The very spot Where many a time he triumph'd is forgot. Near yonder thorn,...
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Goldsmith's Miscellaneous Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 398 pages
...ran — that he could guage : 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 could carry all he knew. But...
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Ephraim Holding's homely hints to Sunday school teachers

Ephraim HOLDING (pseud. [i.e. George Mogridge.]), George Mogridge - 1843 - 206 pages
...learning and knowledge, for like the schoolmaster in the Deserted Village, he was regarded as an oracle. " While words of learned length and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around! And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, How one small head could carry all he knew." The way...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 pages
...And even the story ran that he could guage ; In arguing, too, the parson owned hie skill, For even, Till tyrant passion and corrosive care Bid all thy...May new buds and flowers shall bring ; Ah ! why h ; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew. But...
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Ephraim Holding's Homely Hints Chiefly Addressed to Sunday School Teachers

Old Humphrey - 1844 - 278 pages
...learning and knowledge, for like the schoolmaster in the Deserted Village, he was regarded as an oracle. " While words of learned length and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around ! And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, v How one small head could carry all he knew." The...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - 1844 - 372 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, eci the Sa^nS rustics ranged around ; iJJ thcy f?azed< and sti" tne wonder grew, one srnall head could...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845 - 490 pages
...presage, And even the story ran that he could gauge ; 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...
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Ephraim Holding's Homely Hints: Chiefly Addressed to Sunday School Teachers

Old Humphrey - 1845 - 264 pages
...learning and knowledge, for like the schoolmaster in the Deserted Village, he was regarded as an oracle. " While words of learned length and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around ! And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, How one small head could carry all he knew." The...
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THE OLD SANCTUARY

A.J. REQUIER - 1846 - 214 pages
...from the cloud. Oh ! Nature, who can fathom the depths of thy voiceless sympathies ? CHAPTER VII. ' 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.' Goldsmith's...
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