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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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...affright, afflict: the hrft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to tafle of paii>, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt...alone. When firft thy fire to fend on earth Virtue, bis darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And bade tnee form her infant mind....
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 64

English poets - 1790
...bad 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...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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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1791
...of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan, With pang« unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When full thy fire 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 ihe bore...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...; And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfclt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire g in his brcaft, Thus to Achitophel his doubts exprefi'd : Why are my thought heavenly birth, And bade to form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore With patience...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...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. ' When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue , his darling child , defign'd , ;To thee he gave the heav'nly birth,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...; And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitu-d and alone. When firit thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heavenly Dirth, And bjcle to foim her infant mind. Stern rugged nurfe! thy rigid lore With patience...
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Poésies de Gray

Thomas Gray - 1797 - 173 pages
...à fentir la douleur & que les tyrans torturés par des angpifD 2 Wifh pangs urtfeh before, unpity'd and alone. When firft thy fire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, iQ' To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And bad to form her infant mind ; Stern rugged nurfe ! Thy...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray: With the Life of the Author ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1798 - 84 pages
...proud are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan "With pangs unfelt before, unpity'd and alone. When firft thy fire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, Io To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And bade to form her infant mind ; Stern rugged nuri'e ! thy...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1799 - 356 pages
...bad affright, affict the befl ! 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 heavenly birth, And...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 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 heav'nly birth,...
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