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" Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant way Beyond the limits of a vulgar fate, Beneath the good how far ! — but far above the... "
Poems by Mr. Gray - Page 68
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 23

Books - 1760
...motive for writing thefeOdes. . Oh ! Lyre divine, what daring fpirit Wakes thee now ? tho' he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle...deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would ran Such forms as glitter in the Mufes ray Węth orient hues, nnborrow'd of the fun : Yet (hall he...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...ah! 'tis heard no more-— Oh ! lyre divine, what daring fpirit Wakes thee now ? though he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with fupreme dominion Through the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

Literature - 1764
...inherit Nor the f ride nor ample pinion Ybat the Ihelun eagle tear, Sailing ivitbfupreme dominion, Ihre' the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would rim Such forms as glitter in the Mufe's ray Yet Jhall lie mount and keep his diflant <way Bejoftd the...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, s* That the Theban Eagle bear Sailing with fupreme dominion Through the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in the Mufe's ray With orient hues, unborrow'd of the Sun : Yet fhall he mount, and keep his diftant...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 6

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...ah ! 'tis heard no more — Oh ! Lyre divine, what daring Spirit Wakes thee now ? though he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban Eagle bear Sailing with fupreme dominion Through the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...heard no more — Oh! lyre divine, what daring fpirit Wakes thce now ? though he inherit Nor the pjide, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with fupreme dominion Through the azure deep of air: Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in the...
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Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1768 - 119 pages
...OF POESY. Oh ! Lyre divine, what daring Spirit Wakes thee now ? tho' he inherit Nor the pride, hor ample pinion, * That the Theban Eagle bear Sailing...before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in the Mufe's ray With orient hues, unborrow'd of the Sun : Yet mall he mount, and keep his diftant...
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Select Works of Mr. A. Cowley

Abraham Cowley - 1772 - 279 pages
...calls him, tfe Theban eagle ; but the imagery of both poets is much the fame. -' tho' he inherit " Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, " That the Theban...with fupreme dominion " Thro' the azure deep of air." Progrefs of Poetry. [u] —flee] The proper word had been Jfly, if the rhyme would have given leave....
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Poems

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1778 - 158 pages
...ravens that croak and clamour in vain below, while it purfues its flight, regardlefs of their noife. Yet Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms as glitter in the Mufe's ray, With orient hues, unborrow'd of the fun ; Yet fhall he mount, and keep his diftant...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Nor the pride, nor a/ople. pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with A:pr-eme dominion Through the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in the Mufe's ray With orient hues, unborrow'd of the fun : Yet fhall he mount, and keep his diftant...
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