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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 works of Oliver Goldsmith, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 524 pages
...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, 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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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 7

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1855 - 586 pages
...GOLDSMITH'S DESERTED VILLAGE. In arguing too the parson nwn'cl his skill, For e'en though vuuquish'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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The American Fugitive in Europe: Sketches of Places and People Abroad

William Wells Brown - 1855 - 338 pages
...Exchequer. He is in the midst of his masterly speech, and silence reigns throughout the House. "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." Let...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - 1856 - 578 pages
...And even the story ran that be could gauge ; In arguing, too, the parson owned his skill, For eren d His neck, the crimson waves confess the wound. Fixed...the bearded lance, unwelcome guest, Where'er he flie rustica ranged around ; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grow That one small head could carry...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856 - 518 pages
...And even the story ran that he could gauge ; In arguing, too, the parson owned his skifl, 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...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - 1856 - 574 pages
...he could gauge ; In arguing, too, the parson owned his skill, For oven though vanquished, he oould 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 know. But...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 8; Volume 16; Volume 38

1856 - 668 pages
...intelligent in the community are reminded of the country schoolmaster and his astonished neighbours, — " While words of learned length and thundering sound Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around." With respect to the charge of "conceit" and "vain display" we will not deny that an occasional case...
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The Philadelphia Journal of Homœopathy, Volume 4

1856 - 778 pages
...village, like poor, dear, simple, "Sweet Auburn," whose schoolmaster could glory, even over its Pastor " While words of learned length and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around ; And much they gazed and much the wonder grew That one small head could carry all he knew." In a large...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 660 pages
...owned his skill, For e'en though vanquished, he could argue still ; The Deserted Village — Continued. 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. Line...
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Selections from the British Classics: Chaucer and Spenser ...

Geoffrey Chaucer - 1856 - 134 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 of learned length, and thundering Amazed the gazing- rustics ranged around; And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one...
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