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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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The ABC of Lit Crit

Frank H. Ellis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 234 pages
...The Threats of Pain & Ruin to despise; and, finally, the awful pronouncement of sentence, And all, that Beauty, all that Wealth, e'er gave Awaits alike th' inevitable Hour. The Paths of Glory lead but to the Grave. The melancholy experience of the trial must have given a new reality to the "rustick...
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Be a Poet

Nancy Bogen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 420 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. Did you notice that the quatrains are almost all self-contained? But how different...
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Facilitator's Manual for the Class of Nonviolence

Susan Ives - Education - 2007 - 156 pages
...(1955) The title is taken from the Thomas Gray poem Elegy Written in a Country Church-yard: "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." Based loosely on the true story of...
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Innovate Like Edison: The Success System of America's Greatest Inventor

Michael Gelb, Sarah Miller Caldicott - Business & Economics - 2007 - 299 pages
..."Mortality" by William Knox, Lincoln's favorite poem 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. — From "Elegy in a Country Church Yard" by Thomas Gray, Edison's favorite poem...
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