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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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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 259 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...incense kindled at the muse's flame. Far from the madd'ning crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray — Along the cool sequestei'd...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
...struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Fur from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd...cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenonr of their way. Yet cv'n these bonus from insult to protect, Some frail memorial siill erected...
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The Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1821 - 134 pages
...throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious truth to To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of...luxury and pride With incense kindled at the Muse's Name. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along...
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Harley Radington

Dorothea Primrose Campbell - 1821 - 512 pages
...Mavci. GOLDSMITB. Far from t IK: madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their virtuous wishes never tearn'd to stray ; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. GRAY. AT dinner my uncle discovered to me the cause of Glensetter's coolness :...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...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...life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. '-' Between this and the preceding stanza, in Mr. (.'ray's first MS. of the Poem, were the foor following:—...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

Poetical common-place book - English poetry - 1822 - 388 pages
...virtues, but their crimes confin'd ; 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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Original Memorials; Or, Brief Sketches of Real Characters

Charles Bradley - Pastoral theology - 1822 - 196 pages
...incomparable elegy : " 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." It is not perhaps from the often miraculous facts recorded in the pages of sacred...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 29

English poetry - 1822
...struggling pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame, *Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 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...life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 pages
...shut the gates of mercy on mankind : The struggling pangs of conscious truth to bide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame : Or heap the shrine of...sequester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected...
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