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" Who touch'd the tenderest notes of pity's lyre ; Who join'd pure faith to strong poetic powers ; Who, in reviving reason's lucid hours, Sought on one book his troubled mind to rest, And rightly deem'd the book of God the best. "
An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Coast of Sussex: Brighton ... - Page 401
by John Docwra Parry - 1833 - 435 pages
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The Monthly Review

1798
...raise, For this the ashes of a bard require Who touch'd the tenderest notes of Pity's lyre. Who _join'd pure faith to strong poetic powers, Who in reviving...reason's lucid hours Sought on one book his troubled mind ft) rest, And rightly deem'd the book of God the best." Of Hamilton, of Bangour, in Ayrshire, the account...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...touch'd the tenderest notes of Pity's lyre ; Who join'd pure Faith to strong poetic powers, Vv bo, in reviving Reason's lucid hours, Sought on one book...rest, And rightly deem'd the book of God the best. The same warm and eager expectations of immortality and fame, associated with similar fervor, and creative...
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Literary Hours; Or, Sketches, Critical, Narrative, and Poetical, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1804
...and exalt his woe. Ye walls that echo'd to his frantic moan, Guard the due records of this graceful stone; Strangers to him, enamour'd of his lays, This...rest, And rightly deem'd the book of God the best. The same warm and eager expectations of immortality and fame, associated with similar fervour, and...
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The Poetical Works of William Collins

William Collins - English poetry - 1804 - 144 pages
...talents raise. For this the ashes of a bard require, Who touch'd the tend'rest notes of Pity's lyre j Who join'd pure faith to strong poetic powers, Who,...troubled mind to rest, And rightly deem'd the book of Ood the best. CONTENTS. ORIENTAL ECLOGUES. Page ECLOGUE I. Selim; or, The Shepherd's Moral ... 15 II....
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The poetical works of William Collins, with the comm. of Langhorne. To which ...

William Collins - 1804
...fond memorial to his talents raise. For this the ashes of a bard require, Who touch'd the tend'rest notes of Pity's lyre; Who join'd pure faith to strong...hours, Sought on one book his troubled mind to rest, CONTENTS. ORIENTAL ECLOGUES. Page ECLOGUE I. Selim; or, The Shepherd's Moral... 15 II. Hassan; or,...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...fond memorial to his talents raise. For this the ashes of a bard require, Who touch'd the tend'rest notes of Pity's lyre ; Who join'd pure faith to strong...rest, And rightly deem'd the book of God the best. MISCELLANIES. TO MISS AURELIA CR, ON HER WEEPING AT HER SISTER'S WEDDING.* CEASE, fair Aurelia ! cease...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 312 pages
...Who touch' d the tenil'rest notes of Pity's lyrt i Who join'd pure faith to strong poetic pow 'rs, Who in reviving reason's lucid hours Sought on one...rest. And rightly deem'd the Book of God the best. and Queen Mary, and preferred to the Deanery of Sarum. Jacob, who wrote in 1720, says he was chaplain...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - Epitaphs - 1806 - 230 pages
...require, Who touch'd the tend'rest notes of Pity's lyre ; C Who join'd pure faith to strong poetic-powers, Who, in reviving reason's lucid hours, Sought on one...rest, And rightly deem'd the book of God the best. Collins after. his re'.urn from France, 'was atjsltngton, where a friend paid 1dm .a visit ; there...
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The Annual Review and History of Literature, Volume 4

Books - 1806
...; For this the ashe* of a bard require Who touched the lenderest note» of pity1« lyre, Who joined pure faith to strong poetic powers, Who, in reviving reason's lucid hours, Sought on ono book his troubled mind to test, And rightly deemed the book of God Лс best!" Chapter XXIX. includes...
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The poetical works of William Collins

William Collins - 1811
...fond memorial to his talents raise. For this the ashes of a bard require, Who touch'd the tend'rest notes of Pity's lyre; Who join'd pure faith to strong...rest, And rightly deem'd the book of God the best. CONTENTS. ORIENTAL ECLOGUES. Page ECLOGUE I. Selim; or, The Shepherd's Moral ... 15 II. Hassan ; or,...
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