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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 English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Electronic books - 1811 - 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...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 fhe bore....
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Demetrius, a Russian Romance, Volume 1

1813
...fancy lively, her fenfibility acute." Ann. Rev. MARIAN ; a Novel. In 3 Vols. 1 2mo. price 155. boards. When firft thy fire to fend on earth 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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 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 English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1815 - 262 pages
...bad affright, afflict the best! Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to taste of paid* 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 poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
...the sad heart imprinted deep, 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. NOTES. Ver. 2. Thou tamer of the human breast"] " Then he, great tamer of all human hearts," Pope's...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 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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Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - English poetry - 1820 - 527 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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1821 - 253 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 o ' earth Virtue, his darling child, desi ^nrd, To thee he gave the heav'nly...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 8

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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 Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 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, design'd, To thee he gaye Ihe hcav'nly birth,...
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