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" Tis folly to be wise. HYMN TO ADVERSITY DAUGHTER of Jove, relentless power, Thou tamer of the human breast, Whose iron scourge and torturing hour The bad affright, afflict the best ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to taste of pain,... "
Poems by Mr. Gray - Page 52
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 15

English literature - 1753
...tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly grone, With pangs unfclt before, unpity'd and alón«. \Vhen firft thy fire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'uly birth, And bade to form her infant-mind. Stern rugged nurft ! thy rigid lore With patknce...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - English poetry - 1755
...pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs uni-ck before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd,...Birth, And bad to form her infant mind. Stern rugged NurfeI thy rigid lore With patience many a year fhe bore: What forrow was, thou bad'ft her know, And...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...Bad affright, afflift the Beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The Proud are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1758
...Bad affright, afflift the Beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The Proud are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And...
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The London Magazine, Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 22

English essays - 1753
...are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied ,ina alone. When firft thy fire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the he.iv'nly birth, And bad to form her infant mind. "Stern rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore With patience...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

English poetry - 1765
...pain, And purple tyrants vainly grcan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And bade to form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore With patience many a year fhe bore...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...Bad affright, afflict the Beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The Proud are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire ,to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1770
...affright, afflift the Btjft ! Bound in. thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to tafte of pain, ' . And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And...
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Part 2

English literature - 1793
...affright, affliil the hett ! Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to tifte of pi-'П, And purple tyrants vainly groan, With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone." GREY. WHO would not relinquifh the gaudy pomp and fpleodour of a court, the coftly robe, the fumptuous...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1778 - 158 pages
...affright, afflidt the beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to tafte of pain, I And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd To thee he gave the heavenly...
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