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Poem by Oliver Goldsmith

The Traveller

REMOTE, unfriended, melancholy, slow,
Or by the lazy Scheld or wandering Po;
Or onward, where the rude Carinthian boor
Against the houseless stranger shuts the door;
Or where Campanias plain forsaken lies,
A weary waste expanding to the skies;
Whereer I roam, whatever realms I see,
My heart untravelled fondly turns to thee,
Still to my brother turns with ceaseless pain
And drags at each remove a lengthening chain.

Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith's other poems:
  1. Italy
  2. Answer to an Invitation to Pass the Christmas at Barton
  3. The Clown's Reply
  4. From the Latin of Vida
  5. The Logicians Refuted

Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • George Horton The Traveller ("When from my native clime")
  • Ella Wilcox The Traveller ("Who travels alone with his eyes on the heights")

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