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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 Christian Offering; Lyrical Poems and Prose Pieces, Sacred and Miscellaneous

George Benjamin SCOTT - 1842
...; 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, Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave."— GHAT. IT...
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The Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship

1843
...of death may now be extended, and you fall beneath its ruthless and indiscriminate sweep! The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Аи-ait alike, the inevitable hour; Thr potha of Álory, lead but to the pave,— (fray....
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Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre, marqueza ...

Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844
...obscure, Nor Grandeur hcar 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, Await alike th' inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead to the grave. Nor you, ye Proud...
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Goldsmith's History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1844 - 510 pages
...victories? n In v, h.'it llght might the events of this war be considered ' SECTION XIII. " The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await allke the inevitable hour; The paths of glory lead but to the grave." — GRAY. 6...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

Scotland - 1845
...to contend for the mastery." The English quatrain must be familiar to every body : — " The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour : The paths -of glory lead but to the grave." And the following,...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of England: From the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - Great Britain - 1846 - 476 pages
...these victories? 14. In what light might the events of this war be considered ? SECTION XIII. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth ere gave, Await alike the inevitable hour ; The paiha of glory lead but to the grave — Gray. 1. (AD...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1877
...difficulty to the readers of that exquisite poem. It stands, as the poet wrote it, thus : — ' 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.' In this passage the words ' inevitable hour ' are evidently used, by a poetical...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1894
...'ELKOT' (8* S. v. 148).—In a 1768 edition of Gray's ' Poems/ the ninth stanza runs thus:— The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gare, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of (lory lead but to the grave. I have also consulted...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 56

Questions and answers - 1877
...hour " as the proper subject of " awaits," it being merely a case of transposition. As " the boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, and all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave," are transitory objects, Gray represented them as in some sort in motion, and "the inevitable...
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The illustrated London reading book

English language - 1851 - 264 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, Await alike th' inevitable hour — The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye...
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