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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 Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes: Julius Caesar ...

William Shakespeare - 1823
...excellently expresssed in his Elegy these sacrificial offerings to the great froiii 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 aaiuriu atherioi of Virgil, is merely a poetical phrase...
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English exercises, adapted to the grammar lately published by L. Murray ...

Lindley Murray - 1823
...more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels, Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray, Along the cool s«quester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. What nothing earthly gives,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...abut the gates of mercy on mankind ; The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the der hope Of hoav'nly grace: and God proclaiming peace, Yet live in hatred, enmity, and strife tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected nigh,...
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The Actor's Budget: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues, Epilogues, and ...

William Oxberry - Theater - 1824 - 379 pages
...struggling; panjs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame, Or heap the shrne of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the muse's...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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The poetical works of Collins, Gray and Beattie: with lord Byron's English ...

William Collins - English poetry - 1824 - 446 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 learn' d to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless...
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œUvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier, Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier, Antoine-Vincent Arnault - 1824
...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 learn' d to stray ; Along the cool, sequester' d vale of life They kept the...
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œuvres de M. J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier, Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...shut the gates of mercy ou 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. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray;...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - Fore-edge painting - 1825 - 2 pages
...mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame, 70 Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. thought by some, that in it Mr. Edwards has not done justice to his subject. 67. Forbade to wade through...
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Conversations on English Grammar: Explaining the Principles and Rules of the ...

Charles M. Ingersoll - English language - 1825 - 288 pages
...senate at his heels. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned 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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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...shut the gates of merey on mankind ; The struggling pangs of eonseious truth to hide, To queneh the ith how sad steps, ineense kindled at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding erowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes...
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