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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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Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington ...

James Lackington - Booksellers and bookselling - 1827
...and well, and tolerably happy. The following lines often occurred to my mind : " Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray : Along the cool sequester'd rale of life They keep the noiseless tenor of their way." At Taunton and Wellington it seemed the unanimous...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers and speakers - 1828 - 276 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...flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray ; Along the cool, sequestered vale of life They kept the...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...virtues, but their crimes confined;— 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 learned to stray : Along the cool, sequestered vale of life i They kept the...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...And shut the gate 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! Yet, even these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial, still erected nigh, With uncouth...
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English Exercises ...: With which the Corresponding Notes, Rules, and ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1828 - 252 pages
...of loud huzzas ; And more true joy Marcellus exil'd feels. Than Caesar with a senate at his heels. Along the cool sequester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's calm sunshine, and the heartfelt joy. Is virtue's...
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Nineteenth-Century Attitudes: Men of Science: Men of Science

Sydney Ross - Science - 1991 - 235 pages
...ideal, chose science for its own sake and regarded themselves as benefactors of mankind. They scorned To heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. They did in fact use similar lofty expressions in describing their ideals. To them the word scientist...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 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. Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these...
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Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation

John Guillory, Professor John Guillory - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 392 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. (57-76) The reappearance of "blushes" in the later stanza (line 69) only confirms its secret determination...
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Bentham's Prison : A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary: A Study of the ...

Janet Semple - 1993 - 354 pages
...eighteenth-century romantic melancholy, evokes a happy rural innocence where: Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learn'd...cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield described his refuge in similar terms: The place...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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...flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never leamed to stray; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless...
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