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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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A General Catalogue of Books in Every Department of Literature for Public ...

1847 - 900 pages
...too ; Lauds he could measure, term» and tides presage, And e'en the story ran that he could gauge. In arguing, too, the parson owned his skill ; For...While words of learned length, and thundering sound, Amased the gazing rustics ranged around. And still they gazed, and still the wonder grew, That one...
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Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - 1857 - 394 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 past...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: With a Life

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1857 - 304 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 and thundering sound Amaz'd the gazing rustics ranged around — i And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew That...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858 - 298 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. But...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1858 - 608 pages
...And even the story ran that he conld 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...
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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - 1858 - 494 pages
...he could gauge* ; In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en'though vanquish'd he cojjd 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....
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Goldsmith's Deserted village, with notes and a life of the poet by W. M'Leod ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1858 - 114 pages
...ran—that he could gauge ; 210 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, 215 That...
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The poetical and prose works of Oliver Goldsmith, with life

Oliver Goldsmith - 1859 - 618 pages
...ran — that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson own'd his skill, Kor 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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Vermont School Journal and Family Visitor, Volumes 1-2

1859 - 708 pages
...And even the story rare that he could gauge. In arguing, too, the Parson owned his skill, For even though vanquished he could argue still ; While words of learned length and thundering sound Amaz'd the gazing rustics ranged around — And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew That one...
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Prize Essay and Lectures, Delivered Before the American Institute ..., Volume 29

American Institute of Instruction - 1859 - 136 pages
...pedantry upon our profession is a very ancient one, and Goldsmith says of the village schoolmaster, that " Words of learned length and thundering sound, Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around." The charge is often unfounded, yet not always, we fear ; for some teachers, as well as other professional...
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