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" Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear ; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood... "
Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings - Page 493
by Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1820 - 527 pages
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands, that the rod of empire might have sway'd, Or wak'd to ecstasy the living lyre. But Knowledge to their eyes her ample...Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The little Tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his...
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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 British Spy: Or, Letters, to a Member of the British Parliament, Written ...

William Wirt - Virginia - 1804 - 105 pages
...ray serene, the dark, unfathom'd waves of ocean bear; full many aflow'r is born to blush, unseen/ and waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village Hampden, that, with dauntless breas\, the little tyrant of his fields withstood ; some mute, inglorious Milton, here may rest j some...
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The Letters of the British Spy

William Wirt - Virginia - 1805 - 128 pages
...of 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...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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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...Chill Penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul. Full many a gern of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of...Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood; Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Ciomwell guiltless of his...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: W. Thompson, Blair ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...dauntless breast 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, Toe threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...Knowledge to their eyes her ample page, Rich' with the spoils of time, did ne'er unroll Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathom'd caves...Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood ; Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest ; Some Cromwell guiltless of his...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...bear ; Full many a flow or is born to blush unseen, f And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Seme village Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The...country's blood. Th' applause of list'ning senates to comlnaiid, ' The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...unfathom'd caves of ocean bear ; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness in the desert air. Some village Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of the fields withstood ; Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell, guiltless of his...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...serene, The dark, unfathom d caves of ocean bear ; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village...guiltless of his country's blood. Th' applause of list'niug senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to d :spise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling...
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