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" Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's... "
Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ... - Page 110
by Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
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Elegia inglese ... sopra un cimitero di campagna, trasportata in verso ital ...

Thomas Gray - 1772
...And shut the gates of mercy on mankind The ftruggling pangs of confcious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incenfe kindled at the Mufe 's flame . Far 'lAttrar eon iibce imperiofa i plaufi D'attonito Senato:...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...the Gates of Mercy on Mankind. The ftruggling Paftgs ofconfciods Truth to hide, To quench the Bluihes of ingenuous Shame, Or heap the Shrine of Luxury and Pride With Incenfe kindled at the Mafe's Flame. Far from the madding Crowd's ignoble Strife, Thair fober Wifhes...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...shut the gates of mercy on mankind; The The ftruggling pangs of confcious truth to hide; To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame , Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incenfe kindled at the Mufe's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble ftrife Their fober wishes...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame, Or heap the shrine of...and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. [2] That humble beauty warm'd an honest heart, And cheer'd the labours of a faithful spouse ; That...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...shut the gates of mercy on mankind. The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of...flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learnt to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame, Or heap the shrine of...and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame [42]. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; 'Along...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...metaphorically) the flattery which poets offer to those who live in splen-' dour. " Fw from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd...life, They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. ' ? Ignoble* — The poet justly calls the ufaal pursuits of ambition and avarice ignoble; that is,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...mankind ; The struggling pangs of conscious Truth to hide , To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shauie, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense...cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect , Some frail memorial still erected...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...hut their crimes confin'd ; The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hiire. To quench the hlushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of luxury and...at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignohle strife, Their soher wishes never Icarn'd to stray , Along the cool sequester'd vale of life...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling, pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame, Or heap the shrine of...Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame[42]. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ;...
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