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" Fair laughs the morn, and soft the zephyr blows, While proudly riding o'er the azure realm In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes; Youth on the prow, and Pleasure at the helm; Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway, That, hush'd in grim repose, expects... "
Elegy Written in Country Churchyard and Other Poems - Page 118
by Thomas Gray - 1853 - 186 pages
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Merchant of Venice. As you like it. All's well that ends well. Taming of the ...

William Shakespeare - 1826
...dropt the allusion to the parable of the prodigal — ' Fair laughs the morn and soft the zephyr blows, While, proudly riding o'er the azure realm, In gallant...Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway, That hnsh'd in grim repose expects his evening prey.' 3 So in Othello : ' The bawdy wind, that kisses all...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1826
...allusion to the parable of the prodigal—• ' Fair laughs the morn and soft the zephyr blows, \Vhile, proudly riding o'er the azure realm, In gallant trim...goes; Youth on the prow, and Pleasure at the helm ; That hnsh'd in grim repose expects his evening prey.' Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway,...
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The History of Pontefract, in Yorkshire

George Fox - Pontefract (England) - 1827 - 366 pages
...magnificence and splendor which ushered in his reign. — * ' Fair laughs the morn, and soft the zepbyr blows. While proudly riding o'er the azure realm, In gallant...hush'd in grim repose, expects his evening prey.' The populace pitied his misfortunes and such numbers flocked to his standard, that they resolved to...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetics - 1827 - 446 pages
...beam were born ? Gone to salute the rising morn. Fair1 laughs the morn, and soft the zephyr blows, While proudly riding o'er the azure realm In gallant...goes ; Youth on the prow, and Pleasure at the helm : I Se the Norwegian Ode, that follows. v Edward the Second, cruelly butchered in Berkley Castle....
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Exercises in Reading and Recitations: Founded on the Enquiry in the ...

John Barber - Elocution - 1828 - 300 pages
...fled ? " Thy son is gone. He rests among the dead. " The swarm that in thy noontide beam were bora ? " In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes; '' Youth on...pleasure at the helm ; "Regardless of the sweeping whirlwinds sway, " That, hushed in grim repose expects his evening prey. 6 " Edward lo! to sudden fate...
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The Dartmouth, Volume 1

1867
...Ven., Act II, sec. 6.) may be compared with Gray's "Fair laughs the morn, and soft the zephyr blows While proudly riding o'er the azure realm In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes, Youth at the prow and pleasure at the helm ; Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway, That hush'd in...
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Aspects of Eighteenth Century Nature Poetry

Cecil V. Deane - Art - 1967 - 145 pages
...attains a certain splendour in the familiar passage: Fair laughs the Morn, and soft the Zephyr blows While proudly riding o'er the azure realm In gallant...goes Youth on the prow, and Pleasure at the helm; Coleridge took exception to the concluding line on the grounds that it depended 'wholly on the compositors...
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life ..., Part 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 409 pages
...the strumpet wind! 3 to the imitation in the bard; Fair laughs the morn, and soft the zephyr blows While proudly riding o'er the azure realm In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes, YOUTH at the prow and PLEASURE at the helm, Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway, That hush'd in grim...
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Leigh Hunt and the Poetry of Fancy

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe - Poetry - 1994 - 276 pages
...the epistolary context falls away in the sort of allegorical tableau that Gray presents in The Bard ("In gallant trim the gilded vessel goes; / Youth on the prow and Pleasure at the helm"): 10 I see you now, half eagerness, half ease, Ride o'er the dancing freshness of the seas; I see you...
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Inventions of the March Hare: Poems 1909-1917

Thomas Stearns Eliot - Poetry - 1998 - 428 pages
...London letters'. 1-2, 4 eldest ... in obese repose . . . Regards: compare Thomas Gray, The Bard 74-6: Youth on the prow, and Pleasure at the helm; Regardless of the sweeping Whirlwind's sway, That, hushed in grim repose, The Bard is in The Golden Treasury, which TSE knew well. 2 repose: so placed...
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