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Goldsmith, Adolph Oliver   
1 poems available by this author


THE WAY BETWEEN    Poem Text    
First Line: From green to green is an endless way
Last Line: To break the brown bitterness.



Goldsmith, Oliver    Poet's Biography
11 poems available by this author


AN ELEGY ON THAT GLORY OF HER SEX, MRS. MARY BLAIZE    Poem Text    
First Line: Good people all, with one accord
Last Line: She had not died to-day.
Variant Title(s): Mrs. Mary Blaize;elegy On Madam Blaize


AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A MAD DOG    Poem Text    
First Line: Good people all, of every sort
Last Line: The dog it was that died!
Variant Title(s): On The Death Of A Mad Dog
Subject(s): Animals; Death - Animals; Dogs


PARSON GRAY    Poem Text    
First Line: A quiet home had parson gray
Last Line: His breath he could not draw!
Subject(s): Death; Religion; Dead, The; Theology


RETALIATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Of old, when scarron his companions invited
Last Line: He shifted his trumpet, and only took snuff.
Subject(s): Great Britain - History; Paintings & Painters; English History


SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER: SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: Let schoolmasters puzzle their brain
Last Line: Toroddle, toroddle, toroll.
Variant Title(s): She Stoops To Conquer: The Three Pigeons
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Wine


THE ALPS    Poem Text    
First Line: E'en now, where alpine solitudes ascend
Last Line: Creation's heir, the world, the world is mine!
Subject(s): Alps; Mountains; Hills; Downs (Great Britain)


THE DESERTED VILLAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: Sweet auburn! Loveliest village of the plain
Last Line: As rocks resist the billows and the sky.
Subject(s): Country Life; Freedom; Lishoy, Ireland; Mothers; Religion; Social Protest; Villages; Liberty; Theology


THE DOUBLE TRANSFORMATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Secluded from domestic strife
Last Line: Jack finds his wife a perfect beauty.


THE HAUNCH OF VENISON    Poem Text    
First Line: Thanks, my lord, for your venison, for finer or fatter
Last Line: You may make a mistake, and think slightly of this.
Subject(s): Deer; Food & Eating


THE ROSE    Poem Text    
First Line: Child of summer, lovely rose
Last Line: Tis lasting beauty to be wise!
Subject(s): Flowers; Gardens & Gardening; Roses; Summer; Youth


THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD: SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: When lovely woman stoops to folly
Last Line: And wring his bosom is -- to die.
Variant Title(s): On Woman;woman;stanzas On Woman
Subject(s): Unfaithfulness; Infidelity; Adultery; Inconstancy



Goldsmith The Younger, Oliver    Poet's Biography
1 poems available by this author


THE LONELY SETTLER, FR. THE RISING VILLAGE    Poem Text    
First Line: What noble courage must their hearts have fired
Last Line: And torn from those who had no power to save.
Subject(s): Pioneers