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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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Selected Lyrics from Dryden, Collins, Gray, Cowper, and Burns

Charles Swain Thomas - Lyric poetry - 1913 - 89 pages
...Thou tamer of the human breast, 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, design'd, 10 To thee he gave the heavenly...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...before, unpitied and alone. When first thy Sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd, ю ^ ' w 7 }d Nurse! thy rigid lore With patience many a year she bore : What sorrow was, thou bad'st her know, And...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...affright, afflict the best ! 5 Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to taste of pain, form to stately height, Her virgin bosom swell; Such thoughts to Lucy I will 10 When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design 'd, Xo thee he gave the heav'nly...
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Exercises in Latin Versification

Leo Thomas Butler - Latin language - 1917 - 149 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. II. (1, 2) Thou temptest : whence the proud in adamantine chains bound fast thou dost teach (what)...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...bad affright, afflict the bestl 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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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 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. ! Ode to Adversity When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd, To thee...
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The music, or melody of rhythmus of language: (1818).

James Chapman - Elocution - 1972 - 250 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, design'd, To thee he gave the heavenly birth,...
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The Teaching of English: From the Sixteenth Century to 1870

Ian Michael - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1987 - 634 pages
...the bad, afflict the best. Bound in thine 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, to To thee he gave the heavenly...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 718 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 birth,...
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