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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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English Lyric in the Age of Reason, Volume 1

Oswald Doughty - English poetry - 1922 - 461 pages
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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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Letters of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1925 - 395 pages
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Ideas and Forms in English and American Literature

Homer Andrew Watt, James Buell Munn - American literature - 1925 - 1204 pages
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Gray: Poetry & Prose

Thomas Gray, Samuel Johnson, Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1926 - 176 pages
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The Oxford Book of Eighteenth Century Verse

David Nichol Smith - English poetry - 1926 - 727 pages
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Anthology of Romanticism, Volume 2

Ernest Bernbaum - English literature - 1929
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - English literature - 1929 - 1454 pages
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Famous Editions of English Poets

John Wilson Bowyer - English poetry - 1931 - 1312 pages
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Eighteenth Century Poetry: An Anthology

Walter James Turner - English poetry - 1931 - 254 pages
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