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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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Prayers from the Poets: A Calendar of Devotion

Laurie Magnus, Cecil Headlam - Religious poetry - 1903 - 369 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. Oh ! gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread goddess, lay thy chast'ning hand ! Not in thy Gorgon terrors...
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Useful Instruction (In Matters Religious, Moral and Other.)

Motilal M. Munshi - 1904
...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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Odes, sonnets and epigrams

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig - American poetry - 1907
...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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Palgrave's Golden Treasury

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1907 - 366 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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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...affright, afflict the best! Bound in thy adamantine chain, 5 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, 10 To thee he gave the heav'nly...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...affright, afflict the best! Bound in thy adamantine chain, 5 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, 10 To thee he gave the heav'nly...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury

1908 - 551 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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The Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, with Notes

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1908 - 437 pages
...affright, afflict the best! 5 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 tc send on earth Virtue, his darhng child, design'd. To thee he gave the heavenly birth...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 606 pages
...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 birth,...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature, Volume 2

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustine Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1910 - 966 pages
...affright, afflict the best! Bound in thy adamantine chain, I The proud are taught to taste of pain, t first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, designed, ' To thee he gave the heavenly...
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