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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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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

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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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1859 - 200 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 gaping rustics rang'd around — And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew That one...
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The Triumvirate, by three members of Harrow school

626 pages
...ran — that he could gauge. In arguing, too, the parson owned 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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The Valley of a Hundred Fires, Volume 1

Julia Cecilia Stretton - 1860 - 328 pages
...be saved for "The School." CHAPTER XIII. " 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 Young Scholar's Guide: A Book for the Training of Youth

Robert Demaus - 1860 - 296 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...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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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860 - 230 pages
...16 FROM AN ELEGY ON COWLKY. In arguing too, the parson own'tl 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. GOLDSMITH....
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Poetical reading book, with aids for grammatical analysis, paraphrase and ...

John Daniel Morell - 1860 - 274 pages
...| 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 ; | 215 And still they gazed, | and still the wonder grew,| That one small head should carry all |...
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Sunbeams for all seasons; counsels, cautions, and precepts &c

Sunbeams - 1861 - 368 pages
...ran that he could guage ; 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 should carry all he knew. —...
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The valley of a hundred fires. By the author of 'Margaret and her bridesmaids'.

Julia Cecilia Stretton - 1861 - 378 pages
...School." CHAPTEE XIII. " 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." —...
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Poetry for school and home, from the best authors, ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861 - 224 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 should carry all he knew. But...
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