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" The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th "
Poems by Mr. Gray - Page 137
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
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From Madrid to Purgatory: The Art and Craft of Dying in Sixteenth-Century Spain

Carlos M. N. Eire - History - 2002 - 571 pages
...human effort and ambition. As another English poet phrased it in the eighteenth century: The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave Await alike th'inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave.3 Though many of...
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Our Lady Says: Love People

Albert Joseph Mary Shamon - 2003 - 70 pages
...the fallen angels was pride; the sin of man is forgetfulness— especially to forget that: The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike the inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave. (Gray's Elegy). A final reason for boasting...
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Firepower Through Confirmation

Albert Joseph Mary Shamon - Religion - 2003 - 99 pages
...Holy Spirit let Qoheleth see the emptiness of creation, to discover as did Thomas Gray: "The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike the inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave" Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard....
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All that Makes a Man: Love and Ambition in the Civil War South

Stephen W. Berry II - History - 2002 - 304 pages
...Gray, "Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard": "The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power / And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave / Awaits, alike, th' inevitable hour: / The paths of glory lead but to the grave." 10. Rebecca Dixon Chambers letter, 1958, Harry St. John Dixon Papers. 1 1. Rebecca...
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Traveling: An Anthology of Award-Winning Poetry

John Reid - Poetry - 2005 - 151 pages
...obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty,...alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye Proud, impute to These the fault, If Mem'ry o'er their Tomb no trophies...
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Failing Justice: Charles Evans Whittaker on the Supreme Court

Craig Alan Smith - History - 2015 - 359 pages
...reciting, Thomas Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," which includes the lines: The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th'inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave. 2. Thirty Years at the Bar 1. Charles...
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The World's Most Mysterious Castles

R. Lionel Fanthorpe, Patricia Fanthorpe - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2005 - 304 pages
...and had a verse from Thomas Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" engraved on it: The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave Await alike th' inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Fortunately for...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty,...alike th' inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye Proud, impute to These the fault, If Memory o'er their Tomb no Trophies...
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The Gibbs' Place Mystery

M. D. Richard D. Baldwin - Fiction - 2006 - 240 pages
...obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike the inevitable hour: 3 The paths of glory lead but to the grave... He found a stout stick and with...
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Old Age Is a Terminal Illness

Alma Bond - Family & Relationships - 2006 - 188 pages
...writer either. But when I reread Thomas Gray's "Elegy Written in a Country Church Yard 86 ," The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th'inevitable hour The paths of glory lead but to the grave, it makes me wonder if I am squandering...
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