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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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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray: English and Latin

Thomas Gray - Engelse digkuns - 1894 - 319 pages
...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. 8 When first thy Sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, designed, To thee he gave the heavenly...
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Select Poems of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1895 - 143 pages
...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 sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd, To thee he gave the heavenly birth,...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...aflright, 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 sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth,...
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Gray's English Poems: Original, and Translated from the Norse and Welsh

Thomas Gray - 1898 - 290 pages
...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 Sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling Child, design'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth,...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1899 - 743 pages
...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 sire, to send on earth, Virtue, his darling child, designed, To thee he gave the heavenly...
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The English Poets

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1901
...affright, afflict the best I 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 sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, designed, To thee he gave the heavenly birth,...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 10

Literature - 1901
...bad affright, afflict the best 1 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 sire to send on earth Virtue — his darling child — designed, To thee he gave the heavenly...
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The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1902 - 381 pages
...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 Sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd, To thee he gave the heavenly birth...
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Calendar

University of St. Andrews - 1902
...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 Sire to send on earth, Virtue, his darling child, design'd. To thee he gave the heavenly...
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The Golden Treasury Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1902 - 382 pages
...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. • _ ___ _.. 1 When first thy Sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd, To thee he...
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