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" Tis folly to be wise. HYMN TO ADVERSITY DAUGHTER of Jove, relentless power, Thou tamer of the human breast, Whose iron scourge and torturing hour The bad affright, afflict the best ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to taste of pain,... "
Poems by Mr. Gray - Page 52
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 187 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 18

History - 1778
...bad affright, afflict the best! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to taste of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan, With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When first thy sirefo send on earth Virtue, hi* darling child, design'd, To thee he gave the heavbly birth,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 56

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...bad Affright, afflict the beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied, and alone. DAUGHTER of Jove, relentlefs Power, When firft thy fire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child,...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue. And ...

English poetry - 1780 - 204 pages
...bad affright, afflia the beftl Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to tafte of pain ; And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy.fire to fend-on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth,...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 4

English poetry - 1782
...iguage of IT • numb Bound Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to tafte of pain ; And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt...Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heavenly birth, And bade to form her infant mind. Stern, rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore With patience...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782
...pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And bade to form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore With patience many a year fhe bore...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782
...Bad aiFright, afflift the Beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth • ^irtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth,...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...affright, afflift the beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt...defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And bade thee form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore With patience many a year fhe bore...
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Part the second of An introduction to the writing of Greek

George Isaac Huntingford (bp. of Hereford.) - 1785
...affright, afflift the Belt ! Bound in thine adamantine chain, The Proud are taught to tafte of Pain, And purple Tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, • To thee he gave the heavenly Birth,...
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Miscellanies in Prose and Verse Intended as a Specimen of the Types: At the ...

John Walter - 1785 - 225 pages
...affright, afflid the beft 1 Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to tafte of pain/! And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied, and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth, . Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And...
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Poems

Thomas Gray - 1786 - 178 pages
...bad affright, afflia the beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. F 2 When I When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave...
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