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" Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant way Beyond the limits of a vulgar fate, Beneath the good how far ! — but far above the... "
Poems by Mr. Gray - Page 68
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...Tho' he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban Eagle bear c, Sailing with supreme dominion Thro" the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms as glitter in the Muse's ray With orient hues, unborrow'd of the Sun [10] : Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 7

Great Britain - 1804
...nor ample pinion, f- That the Theban eagle bear Sailing with fupreme dominion Through the azure dei'p of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitttr in the Mufc's ray Wit h orient hues, unb&rrnw'd of the fun ; Yet (hall he mount, and keep his...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
...what daring fpirit Wakes thee now f Tho' he inherit Nor the pride nor ample pinion, That the Thtban eagle bear, Sailing with fupreme dominion Thro' the...before his infant eyes would run Such forms as glitter in the Mufc's ray, With orient hues, unborrow'd of the fun, Yet (hail he mount, and keep his diitant...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 6

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...probably fuggefted a hint to Gray when, in his Progrefs of Poefy, he wrote • " though he inherit " Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, " That the Theban eagle bear " Sailing with fupreme dominion " Through the azure deep of air." TODD. XLII. 3. his brode failes,] Sails are often ufed by our author...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...clamour in vain below, while it pursues its flight regardless of their noise. C 2 Sailing v. iih supreme dominion Thro' the azure deep of air, Yet oft before his infant eyes would fim Such forma as glitter in the Muses' ray With orient hues, uuborrow'd of the sun ; Yet shall he...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...now? tho' he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, fThat the Theban Eagle bear Sailing with supreme dominion Thro' the azure deep of air: Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in the Muse's ray * We have had in our language no other odes of the sublime kind, than that of Drydeu...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...ah! 'tis heard no more — Oh ! lyre divine, what daring spirit Wakes thee now ! though he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Through the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant-eyes would run Such forms,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...Tlio' lie inherit Nor the pride nor ample piuiou, That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Thro' the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Sach forms as glitter in the muse's ray, With orient hues, uu borrow 'd of the sun, Yet shall he mount,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...But ah ! 'tis heard no more— Ob ! lyre divine ! what daring spirit Wakes thee now; tho' he inherit Nor the pride nor ample pinion That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Thro' the aaure deep of air, Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms as...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 2

Abraham Cowley - English poetry - 1809
...Gray calls him, the Theban eagle; but the imagery of both poets is much the same. " tho' he inherit " Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, " That the Theban eagle bear, " Sailing with supreme dominion " Thro' the azure deep of air." Progress of Poetry. PAGE 139. For little drops of...
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