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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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A Criticism of the Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

John Young - Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771 - 1810 - 148 pages
...gates of mercy on mankind ; B XVIII. 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. XIX. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray : Along...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...crimes confin'dForbad to wade through slaughter to a throne And shut the gates of mercy on mankind. Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, ' Along the...
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Mallet, Akenside, Gray, Lyttelton, Moore, Cawthorne, Churchill, Falconer ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Tar from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool sequestcr'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. Yet \\ et ev'n these bones from...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 612 pages
...shot the gates of meivy on uiauk nd; The straggling pangs of conscious truth to hi;le, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride With iucensc kindled at the Muse's flame. Par from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes...
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Poetical selections, consisting of the most approved pieces of our best ...

Poetical selections - 1811 - 300 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 ilame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along...
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Rights of God, Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - Bibliography - 1812 - 360 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...never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool sequester'd va!e of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way, Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1812
...excellently expressed in his Elegy these sacrificial offerings to the great from the poetic tribe : " To heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the muse's flame." WAKEFIF.LD. 4] "To drink the air," like the haustits etherios of Virginia merely a poetical phrase...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1812
...excellently ^eatpr^ssed in his Elegy these sacrificial offerings to the great from the poetic tribe : " To heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the muse's flame." WAKEFIELD. [4] "To drink the air," like the haustus xtherios of Virgil,is merely a poetical phrase...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1812 - 192 pages
...senate at his heels. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn .d to stray ? Along the cool sequester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul.s calm sunshine, and the heartfelt...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 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...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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