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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Oliver Goldsmith. (1730?–1774)
 
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    Remote, unfriended, melancholy, slow,
Or by the lazy Scheld or wandering Po.
          The Traveller. Line 1.
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    Where’er I roam, whatever realms to see,
My heart untravell’d fondly turns to thee;
Still to my brother turns with ceaseless pain,
And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.
          The Traveller. Line 7.
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    And learn the luxury of doing good. 1
          The Traveller. Line 22.
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    Some fleeting good, that mocks me with the view.
          The Traveller. Line 26.
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    These little things are great to little man.
          The Traveller. Line 42.
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    Creation’s heir, the world, the world is mine!
          The Traveller. Line 50.
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    Such is the patriot’s boast, where’er we roam,—
His first, best country ever is at home.
          The Traveller. Line 73.
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    Where wealth and freedom reign contentment fails,
And honour sinks where commerce long prevails.
          The Traveller. Line 91.
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    Man seems the only growth that dwindles here.
          The Traveller. Line 126.
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    The canvas glow’d beyond ev’n Nature warm,
The pregnant quarry teem’d with human form. 2
          The Traveller. Line 137.
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    By sports like these are all their cares beguil’d;
The sports of children satisfy the child.
          The Traveller. Line 153.
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    But winter lingering chills the lap of May.
          The Traveller. Line 172.
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    Cheerful at morn, he wakes from short repose,
Breasts the keen air, and carols as he goes.
          The Traveller. Line 185.
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    So the loud torrent and the whirlwind’s roar
But bind him to his native mountains more.
          The Traveller. Line 217.
 
Note 1.
See Garth, Quotation 3.

George Crabbe: Tales of the Hall, book iii. Graves: The Epicure. [back]
Note 2.
See Pope, Quotation 173. [back]
 

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