Irish Poets: Oliver Goldsmith
James McIntyre, Musings on the Banks of Canadian Thames, including poems on local, Canadian and British subjects, and lines on the great poets of England, Ireland, Scotland and America, with a glance at the wars in Victoria's reign (Ingersoll: H. Rowland, 1884): 88. B-11 1857 Fisher Rare Books Library.
2Now again reduced to tillage;
3Once happiest village of the plain,
4Place now you look for it in vain;
5There but one man he doth make rich,
6And hundreds struggle in the ditch;
7"Ill fare the land to many ills a prey
8Where wealth accumelates but men decay."
9His honest Vicar of Wakefield
10Forever he will pleasure yield.
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