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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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851 - 616 pages
...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...learned length, and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rusties ranged around; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry...
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Studies from the English Poets

George Frederick Graham - 1852 - 570 pages
...; Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage, And even the story ran that he could gauge: 210 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, ; 215 That one small head should carry all he knew....
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852 - 458 pages
...story ran that he could gauge ; In arguing too the parson own'd his skill, For even 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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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - 1852 - 364 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,...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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A History of the earth and animated nature v.2, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852 - 674 pages
...: In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For, e'en though vanquish'd, he could argue sttll ; 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." There...
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The Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - 1852 - 152 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, Amaz'd the gazing rustics rang'd around ; And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew That one...
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Clan-Albyn: a National Tale

Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1853 - 510 pages
...presage, And e'en 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. GOLDSMITH....
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853 - 552 pages
...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 grow, That one small head could carry all he knew. GOLDSMITH....
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - 1854 - 430 pages
...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. Near...
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The Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introductory Observations

George Croly - 1854 - 426 pages
...arguing too, the parson owned his skill, For even though vanquished, he could argue still ; ivhile 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. Jn...
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