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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 Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature: A Collection of Essays ...

Solomon Hodgson - Conduct of life - 1806 - 340 pages
...bad affright, afflia 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 fire to fend to earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And bade to form...
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The Hive of Ancient and Modern Literature:: A Collection of Essays ...

Conduct of life - 1806 - 340 pages
...unpdtied and alone. • "i Bound in thy adamantine chain, •!ij // When firft thy fire to fend to earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And bade to form her .infant mind. . ••i•i '. i. ,T Stern rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore .' .'../•...
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An introduction to the writing of Greek. [wanting the half-title to pt.1].

George Isaac Huntingford (bp. of Hereford.) - 1806
...affright, affliet the Beft ! Bound in thine adamantine chain, The Proud are taught to tafte of Pain, And purple Tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firll thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heavenly birth,...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...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, And bad to form her infant mind. Stern rugged Nurse! thy rigid lore With patience many a year she bore : What sorrow was, thou bad'st her know, And...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 2

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...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 Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...bad affright, afflict the best! Bound in the 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'ly birth,...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...Thou tamer of the human breast, 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...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...before, unpitied and alonr. " When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And bad to form her infant mind. Stern rugged nu««! thy rigid lore "..' .:' , j With patience many a year she bore .--. . _. ; t^" l€/ What sorrow...
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Enfield's Guide to Elocution: Improved and Classically Divided Into Six ...

John Sabine - Elocution - 1810 - 295 pages
...before, unpitied and unknown. When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And bad to form her infant mind, Stern, rugged nurse, thy rigid lore With patience many a year, she bore, What sorrow was, thou badst her know, And...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 638 pages
...affright, afflict the best ! bound in thy adamantine chain Tbe proud are taught to taste of pain, Am! purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied, and alone. When first thy sire to send on Earth Virtue, his darling child, desigu'd, To thee he gave the heavenly birth,...
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