HAPPY the man, whose wish and care A few paternal acres bound, Content to breathe his native air In his own ground. Whose herds with milk, whose fields with bread, Whose flocks supply him with attire; Whose trees in summer yield him shade, In winter,... Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson - Pagina 157di Samuel Johnson - 1810Visualizzazione completa
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Stephen Miller - 2006 - 336 pagine
...tranquility. The poem describes a self-sufficient farmer who is "blest" because he can unconcernedly find Hours, days, and years slide soft away, In health...body, peace of mind, Quiet by day, Sound sleep by night; study and ease, Together mix'd; sweet recreation; And innocence, which most does please, With...