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" Th' applause of list'ning senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes... "
Favourite English Poems: Thomson to Tennyson, 1700-1860 - Page 19
1863
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...unknown; Whose beauty might have blest a monarch's arms, And virtue cast a lustte on the throne: That Th' applause of list'ning senates to command, The...scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their hist'ry in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade: nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood [41]. Th' applause of list'ning senates to command, The...scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their hist'ry in a nation's eyes, [41] Mr. Edwards (Author of Ihe Canons of Criticism), who, though an old...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood. Th' applause oflist'ning senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to...scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their hist'ry in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbad: nor circuuiscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...Hampden, who, within these few years, withstood an act of public oppression, and had it redressed. xvI. " Th' applause of list'ning senates to command, The...history in a nation's eyes, " Their lot forbade ; nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd ; Forbade to wade through slaughter...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...Ocean bear: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen , And 'waste its sweetness on the desert air. Som/e village Hampden , that with dauntless breast...history in a nation's eyes , Their lot forbade: nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd ? Forbade to wade- through slaughter...
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The British Spy, Or, Letters to a Member of the British Parliament: Written ...

William Wirt - United States - 1804 - 105 pages
...little tyrant of his fields withstood ; some mute, inglorious Milton, here may rest j some Cromiyell, guiltless of his country's blood. Th" applause of...ruin to despise, to scatter plenty o'er a smiling laud, and read their history in a nation's eye their lot forbade :" The heart of a philanthropist,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood[41]. Th' applause of list'ning senates to command, The...scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their hist'ry in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade : nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...withstood Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell, guillless of his country's hlood. Th' applause of list'ning senates to command, The...scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their hist'ry in a nation's eyes. Their lot forhade ; nor i-ircumscrih'd alone Their growing virtues, hut...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...dauntless breasf» The little tyrant of his fields withstood, «Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood. Th* applause of list'ning senates to command, Tile threats of pain -and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, A»d read their hist'ry...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1805 - 128 pages
...ocean bear ; Full many a flow'r is born to blush, unseen. And waste. its sweetness on the desart air. ••Some village Hampden, that, with dauntless breast,...Cromwell, .guiltless of his country's blood. Th' applause dflist'ning senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, 'To scatter plenty o'er a...
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