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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 Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 200

Early English newspapers - 1856
...with the following lines : i ih lyre divine, what daring spirit Wakes thec now ? Though bo 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 Eclectic Review

1856
...with the following lines : — " 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 dominión Through the azure deep of air ; Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1858 - 120 pages
...? Tho' he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That 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, 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 - 1858 - 762 pages
...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 injant eyes would run Such forms,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1860 - 762 pages
...Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle boar,6 Sailing with supremo 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 Living Age ..., Volume 142

1879
...resounding language, which we naturally call Miltonic. Though he modestly asserts that he inherits Nor the pride nor ample pinion That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with supreme dominion Through the azure deep of air, yet we feel that none of his contemporaries — perhaps...
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Zeitgenosse Horaz: der Dichter und seine Leser seit zwei Jahrtausenden

Helmut Krasser, Ernst A. Schmidt - Authors and readers - 1996 - 487 pages
...Tho' he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, 1 15 That 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, 120 With orient hues, unborrow'd of the Sun: Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant...
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Blake's Water-colours for the Poems of Thomas Gray: With Complete Texts

William Blake - Art - 2000 - 128 pages
...— Oh ! Lyre divine, what daring fpirit Wakes thee now ? tho' he inherit Nor ^ A PINDARIC ODE. 9i Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban Eagle...before his infant eyes would run >Such forms as glitter in the Mufe's ray, With orient hues, unborrow'd of the fun : Yet Ihall he mount, and keep his diftant...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 718 pages
...such supposedly unworthy hands: 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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The Complete Odes

Pindar, Stephen Instone - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 186 pages
...that Pindar is inimitable: '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 . . .'. In Germany, Goethe (1749-1832) and Holderlin...
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