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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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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...bad affright, afflid the bell ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to tafle of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt...Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heavenly birch, And bade to form her infant mind, Stern rugged nui'j ; thy rigid lore With patience...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...bad affright, amidft 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 l With patience...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 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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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 7

Great Britain - 1804
...proud are taught to talle nf pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfclt before, unpuicd, and alone. When firft thy fire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, dcfign'd, To thce he gave the heavenly birth, And bade to form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurfe...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...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, design'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth,...
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The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed ..., Volume 2

Peter Pindar - English poetry - 1804
...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 beauties of English poetry, selected from the most esteemed ..., Volume 2

John Wolcot - 1804
...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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1805 - 254 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...Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave die heav'nly birth, And bade to form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore Widi patience...
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Gleanings of wit, interspersed with many original pieces, from the works of ...

Gleanings - 1805
...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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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...unfelt before, unpitied and alone. And purple tyrants vainly groan When firft thy fire to fend on earrfi Virtue, his darling child, 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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