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" Ambition this shall tempt to rise, Then whirl the wretch from high, To bitter Scorn a sacrifice, And grinning Infamy. The stings of Falsehood those shall try, And hard Unkindness... "
Elegy Written in Country Churchyard and Other Poems - Page 97
by Thomas Gray - 1853 - 186 pages
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
...Care, Grim-vifag'd comfortlefs Defpair, And Sorrow's piercing Jut. Ambition this fhall tempt to rife, Then whirl the wretch from high, To bitter Scorn a Sacrifice, And grinning Infamy. The ftings of Falfhood thofe fhall try, And hard Unkindnefs' alter'd eye, That mocks the -tear it forc'd...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...heart ; And Envy wan, and faded Care, Grim-visag'd comfortless Despair, And Sorrow's piercing dart. Ambition this shall tempt to rise, Then whirl the...of Falsehood those shall try, And hard Unkindness' alter'd eye [4], That mocks the tear it forc'd to flow ; And keen Remorse with blood defil'd, And moody...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...tooth, That inly gnaws the secret heart; And Envy wan, and faded Care, Grim-visag'd comfortless Despair, Ambition this shall tempt to rise, Then whirl the...of Falsehood those shall try, And hard Unkindness' alter'd eye [4], That mocks the tear it forc'd to flow; And keen Remorse with blood defil'd, And moody...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...heart ; And Envy wap, and faded Care, Grim-visag'd comfortless Despair, And Sorrow's piercing dart. Ambition this shall tempt to rise, Then whirl the...of Falsehood those shall try, And hard Unkindness' alter 'd eye [4], That mocks the tear it forc'd to flow ; [4] And hard Unkindness' alter'd eye. The...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...Unkindness' alter'd eye , That mocks the tear it forc'd to flow ; And keen Remorse with blood defil'd , And moody Madness laughing wild Amid severest woe. Lo , in the vale of years beneath A grisly troop ar« seen , The painful family of Death , More hideous tha-n their queen : This racks the joints, this...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...Unkindness alter 'ci eye, That mocks the tear it forc'd to flow, And keen Remorse with hlood defil'd, And moody Madness laughing wild Amid severest woe. Lo, in the Vale of years heneath A grisly troop are seen, The painful family of Death, More hideous than their queen : Thu rac1»...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...heart! And Envy wan, and faded Care, Grim-viuag'd, comfortless Dsspair, And Sorrow's piercing dart. •> Ambition this shall tempt to rise, Then whirl the...of Falsehood those shall try, And hard Unkindness' alter'd eye, That mocks the tear it forc'd to How; And keen Remorse, with blood defil'd, And m3ody...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...heart, And envy wan, and faded care, Grim-visag'd comfortless despair, And sorrow's piercing dart. Ambition this shall tempt to rise, Then whirl the...of falsehood those shall try. And hard unkindness' alter'd eye, That mocks the tear it forc'd to flow ; And keen remorse, with blood defil'd ; And moody...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...And Envy wan, and faded Care, Grim-visag'd, comfortless Despair, And Sorrow's piercing dart. Amhition this shall tempt to rise, Then whirl the wretch from high, To hitter Scorn a sacrifice, And grinning Infamy. The stings of Falsehood those shall try, And hard Unkindness'...
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Cicero's epistles to Atticus, with notes, tr by W. Guthrie, Volume 1

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1806
...well illustrates sorni Jines in our admired Mr. Gray, Ambition this shall tempt to rise, Then hurl the wretch from high, To bitter scorn a sacrifice And grinning infamy. JJJ, fco unaccustomed to insults, should yield to the impulses of grief and revenge. What will become...
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