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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 Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - 1861 - 550 pages
...</<i//e'.' In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en though vanquished he could argue still1; 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....
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Poetry for Repetition

Henry Twells - 1862 - 262 pages
...story 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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862 - 626 pages
...ran — that he could gauge : In arguing too, the parson ovm'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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Essays, Critical, Biographical, and Miscellaneous

Stephen Frederick Williams - 1862 - 328 pages
...wonder, as at a mystery. Alexander must have been in the position of Goldsmith's schoolmaster, who, "With words of learned length and thundering sound Amazed the gazing rustics ranged around ; And still they gaz'd, and still the wonder grew, That one small head could carry all he knew." He...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life

Oliver Goldsmith, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1862 - 328 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 But past is all his fame. The very spot, Where many a time he triumph'd, is forgot. Near yonder thorn,...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863 - 178 pages
...Lands he could measure, terms and tides presage ; 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. ELEGY...
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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practical Lessons ...

George Payn Quackenbos - 1863 - 470 pages
...cipher too Lands h could measure terms and tides presage 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. But past...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - 1863 - 552 pages
...and tides presage' ;' And e'en the story ran that he could gauge*.4 In arguing, too, the parson own'd his skill, For e'en though vanquished he could argue...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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Favourite English Poems: Thomson to Tennyson, 1700-1860

1863 - 392 pages
...story 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. Hut...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Treatise on Elocution, Exercises in ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1863 - 614 pages
...story 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. Bnt...
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