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" That every labouring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage: Lo! Poverty, to fill the band, That numbs the soul with icy hand, And slow-consuming Age. To each his sufferings: all are men, Condemned alike to groan; The tender for another's pain,... "
Poems by Mr. Gray - Page 31
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
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Temple Bar, Volume 40

English periodicals - 1874
...their queen ;. This racks the joints, this fires the veins, That every labouring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage. Lo ! Poverty ! to fill the band, That numbs the soul with icy hand, And slow-consuming Age." Whether we 'read the ' Hymn to Adversity,' or ' The Progress...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 8

Henry Barnard - Education - 1860
...their Queen : This racks the joints, this fires the veins, That every laboring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage : Lo, Poverty, to fill the band, That numbs the soul with icy hand, And slow-consuming Age. To each his sufi' rings : all aro men, Condemn'il alike...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 8

Education - 1860
...their Queen : This racks the jointę, this flres the veins, That every laboring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage : Lo, Poverty, to fill the band, That nnmbs the soul with icy hand, And slow-consuming Age. To each his sufl'rings : all are men, Condemn'd...
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - Gift books - 1861 - 425 pages
...their queen: This racks the joints, this fires the veins, That every labouring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage: Lo ! poverty, to fill the band, That numbs the soul with icy hand, And slow-consuming age. To each his sufTrings: all are men Condemn'd alike to groan...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 346 pages
...their Queen : This racks the joints, this fires the veins, That every labouring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage : Lo, Poverty, to fill the band, That numbs the soul with icy hand, And slow-consuming Age. To each his sufferings : all are men, Condemn'd alike to...
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Poetry for Repetition

Henry Twells - 1862 - 226 pages
...their queen: This racks their joints, this fires the veins, That every labouring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage ; Lo, poverty, to fill the band, That numbs the soul with icy hand ; And slow consuming age. To each his sufferings; all are men, Condemn'd alike to...
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Poems and Letters

Thomas Gray - 1863 - 415 pages
...years beneath A griefly troop are feen, The painful family of Death, More hideous than their queen : This racks the joints, this fires the veins, That...with icy hand, And flow-confuming Age. To each his fufFrings : all are men, Condemn'd alike to groan ; The tender for another's pain, Th' unfeeling for...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...their queen: This racks the joints, this fires the veins, That every laboring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage: Lo! Poverty, to fill the band, That numbs the soul with icy hand, And slow-consuming Age. To each his sufferings: all are men, Condemn'd alike to...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray: English and Latin

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1863 - 270 pages
...their queen : This racks the joints, this fires the veins, That every labouring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage : Lo, Poverty, to fill the band, That numbs the soul with icy hand, And slow-consuming Age. To each his suff rings : all are men, Condemn'd alike to...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...their queen : This racks the joints, this fires the veins, That every labouring sinew strains, Those in the deeper vitals rage ; Lo ! Poverty, to fill the band, That numbs the soul with icy hand, And slow-consuming Age. To each his sufferings ; all are men Condemn'd alike to...
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