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" While many a pastime circled in the shade, The young contending as the old surveyed; 20 And many a gambol frolicked o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round; And still, as each repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding sports the... "
Poems - Página 46
por Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 216 páginas
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More Solid Learning: New Perspectives on Alexander Pope's Dunciad

Catherine Ingrassia, Claudia N. Thomas - 2000 - 254 páginas
...associations. 27. In "The Deserted Village" (1770), Goldsmith describes participants in local pastimes, such as "the dancing pair that simply sought renown, / By holding out to tire each other down" (25-26). See Roger Lonsdale, ed., The New Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Verse (Oxford: Oxford University...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 páginas
...And many a gambol frolicked o'er the ground, And sleights of art and feats of strength went round; And still as each repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding...tittered round the place; The bashful virgin's sidelong look of love, The matron's glance that would those looks reprove: These were thy charms, sweet village;...
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A Careful Longing: The Poetics and Problems of Nostalgia

Aaron Santesso - 2006 - 221 páginas
...surveyed; And many a gambol frolicked o'er the ground, And slights of art and feats of strength went round. And still as each repeated pleasure tired, Succeeding sports the mirthful band inspired; (15-24) The description of a simple scene is stretched out, pleasantly lulling the reader. We know...
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