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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 Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale

Oliver Goldsmith - 1847 - 290 pages
...too ; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And e'en the story ran that he could guage. 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...
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Report, Volume 26

New Hampshire State Board of Education - 1856 - 454 pages
...shone o'er fair women and braye men" — — scenes, too, of many a " hard-fought battle," " Where words of learned length and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around !" Soberly — the citizens of District No. 16, after a long struggle, have erected a new school-house....
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848 - 468 pages
...story 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, and thundering sound, Amaz'd the gazing rusties rang'd around ; And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew That one...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - 1849 - 446 pages
...too; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And e'en the story ran that he could gauge. 25 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, 30 That one small head could carry all he knew....
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Notes and Queries, Volume 101

1900 - 676 pages
...know." Where does this come from ] What Goldsmith wrote in ' The Deserted Village ' is as follows : — 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 should carry all he knew. " Head...
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Notes and Queries

1900 - 614 pages
...know." Where does this come from ? What Goldsmith wrote in ' The Deserted Village ' is as follows : — 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 should carry all he knew. " Head...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 442 pages
...arguing too, the parson owned his skill, "''or even though vanquished, he could argue still; 'vhile 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. 3ut...
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The Western Sketch-book

James Gallaher - 1850 - 412 pages
...in mute amazement. He was, in short, the exact duplicate of Goldsmith's country schoolmaster. 1 His 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.' This...
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The Western Sketch-book

James Gallaher - 1850 - 420 pages
...in mute amazement. He was, in short, the exact duplicate of Goldsmith's country schoolmaster. ' His 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.' This...
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Lectures and Essays, Volume 1

Henry Giles - 1851 - 322 pages
...too ; Lands he could measure, terms and tides preeoge, 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." Goldsmith...
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