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" Shall man from Nature's sanction stray, With blind Opinion for his guide; And, rebel to her rightful sway, Leave all her bounties unenjoy'd? Fool! time no change of motion knows ; With equal speed the torrent flows, To sweep fame, power, and wealth away:... "
The Borough of Stoke-upon-Trent, in the Commencement of the Reign of ... - Page 419
by John Ward - 1843 - 616 pages
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 29

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...man from Nature's fancYion ftray. With blind Opinion for his guide ; And, rebel to her rightful fway, Leave all her bounties unenjoy'd ? Fool ! Time no change of motion knows ; With equal fpeed the toVrent flows, To fweep Fame,, Power, arid Wealth away : The paft is all by Death poflcfs'd...
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the english anthology

T AGERTON - 1794
...man from Nature's fanftion ftray, With blind Opinion for his guide; And, rebel to her rightful fway, Leave all her bounties unenjoy'd ? Fool! Time no change of motion knows; 6$ With equal fpced the torrent flows, To fwecp fame, pow'r, and wealth away : The paft is all by Death...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1802
...And where her mazy waters flow, He gave the mantling vine to grow, A trophy to hie love. 60 , . i. Shall man from Nature's sanction stray, With blind...guide, And, rebel to her rightful sway, Leave all her bountirt unenjoy'dt Fool ! time no change of motion know j With equal speed the torrent flows, To sweep...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 1

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 482 pages
...of Jove : And where her mazy waters flow, He gave die mantling vine, to grow A trophy to his love. Shall man from nature's sanction stray, With blind...guide ; And, rebel to her rightful sway, Leave all his bounties unenjoy'd ? Fool ! time no change of motion knows j With equal speed the torrent flows,...
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Hughes, Sheffield, Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Fenton, Gay

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...• Ami where her mazy waters flow, He gave the inantlin? vine, to grow A trophy to his love. Khali man from Nature's sanction stray, With blind Opinion for his guide; And, rebel to her rightful sway, I/;ue all her bounties unenjoyY. ? Finl ! Time no change of motion knows ; With equal speed the torrent...
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...feasts of Jove: And where her mazy waters flow, He gave the mantling vine, to grow A trophy to his love. Shall man from Nature's sanction stray, With blind...flows, To sweep fame, power, and wealth away: The pass'd is all by death possess'd ; And frugal Fate, that guards the rest, By giving, bids him live...
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The Ladies' pocket magazine

...out of the sphere of manual labour, the; arc the creatures of circumstances and sicken into decay 1 " Shall man from Nature's sanction stray, With blind...rebel to her rightful sway, Leave all her bounties unenjoyed V What then is to be desired 7 Are there not proofs, prerepts, and examples before us, day...
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On the Life, Writings, and Genius of Akenside: With Some Account of His Friends

Charles Bucke - Physicians - 1832 - 312 pages
...Alexander's Feast *." I have read this ode ; and confess, that I could find only two good stanzas in it. " Shall Man from Nature's sanction stray, With blind...torrent flows, To sweep FAME, POWER, and WEALTH away: Tbepast is all by DEATH possess'd; And frugal FATE, that guards the rest, By giving, bids him live...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...With blind opinion for his guide ; And, rebel to her rightful sway, Leave all her beauties uncnjoy'd ? Fool ! Time no change of motion knows ; With equal...Power, and Wealth away : The past is all by death possest ; And frugal fate that guards the rest, By giving, bids him live To-Day. O Gower ! through...
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Third period - From Dryden to Cowper

George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1860
...of Jove : And where her mazy waters flow He gave the mantling vine to grow, A trophy to his love. 7 Shall man from Nature's sanction stray, With blind...guide ; And, rebel to her rightful sway, Leave all her beauties unenjoyed? Fool! Time no change of motion knows; With equal speed the torrent flows, To sweep...
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