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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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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle4 bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Through 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, unborrowed of the sun : Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bare, Sailing with supreme dominion Through 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 : Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...But 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 soft before his infant eyes would run Such forms...
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Elegy Written in Country Churchyard and Other Poems

Thomas Gray - Elegiac poetry, English - 1853 - 186 pages
...his choruses ; above all in the last of Caractacus : " Hark ; heard ye not yon footstep dread 1" &c. Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms as glitter in the Muse's ray, With orient hues, unhorrow'd of the sun : Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 pages
...Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear,6 Sailing with supreme dominion Through the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in the Muse's ray With orient hue?, unl>orro\v'd of the sun : Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant...
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The Pleasures of Hope, Gertrude of Wyoming, and Other Poems. To which are ...

Thomas Campbell - 1854 - 253 pages
...Lyre divine, what daring Spirit That the Theban Eagle bear. 6 Sailing with supreme dominion Through the azure deep of air: Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms as glitter in the Muse's ray J Milton. k " flammantia mcenia mundi." LueretiiM. i 0<fiQa\iiwv fiiv o/ifpo-f StSov...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1854 - 166 pages
...But, ah! 't is heard no more O ! lyre divine, what daring spirit "Wakes thee now 1 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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The Poetical Works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray, and Smollett: With Memoirs ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1855 - 254 pages
...Nor the pride nor ample pinion That the Theban eagle 2 bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Through 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 ; Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant...
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The Poetical Works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray, and Smollett: With Memoirs ...

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Parnell, Thomas Gray, Tobias Smollett - English poetry - 1855 - 254 pages
...Nor the pride nor ample pinion That the Theban eagle 2 bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Through 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 ; Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, 6 Sailing with supreme dominion Through the azure deep of air: Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in the Muse's rny With orient hues, unborrow'd of the snn: Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant...
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