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" Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a... "
The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins - Page 44
1836
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...rejected stanzas equal to any in the whole Elegy. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy...Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind?...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th" unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy...resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ? Hark I how the sacred calm, that breathes around,...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...sculpture Implores the passing tribute of'a sigh. Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply; And many a holy...forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind?...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...the passing tribute of a sigh. xx. ; .. , " Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletlcr'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy...forgetfulness a prey» This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy...Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ?...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame, and elegy supply ; And many a holy...forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind)...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...Implores the passing tribute of a sigh, H 145 Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply; And many a holy...forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind?...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th* unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply, And many a holy...Forgetfulness a prey This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ?...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy...Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the chearful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ?...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply, And many a holy...Forgetfulness a prey This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ?...
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