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" He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 25
by English poets - 1790
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 18

John Nichols - Early English newspapers - 1748
...capitulate, and one refign j —Hit fall was dcftin'd to a barren ftrand, 119 A petty tortrcis, and a iutictu hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. m jfftcr picturing a vlrtaout and worthy r:'j aget bt gut on that, — But fen- there are whom...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755
...;— Hide, blufhing Glory, hide Pultowa's day: The vanquifh'd hero leaves his broken bands, And mews his miferies in diftant lands ; Condemn'da needy fupplicant...grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All J times their fcenes of pompous woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. In gay hoflility,...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - English poetry - 1758
...monarchs give the fatal wound ? Or hoftile millions prefs him to the ground .8 His fall was deflin'd to a barren ftrand, A petty fortrefs, and a dubious...grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All All k times their fcenes of pompous woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. t , . „...
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A collection of poems: in six volumes

Robert Dodsley - Poetry - 1765
...Famine guards the folitary coaft, And Winter barricades the realm of Frofl ; He comes, not want and cold his courfe delay"; — • Hide, blufhing Glory,...fcenes of pompous woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant t" Bavaria's lord. 1 Ver, 168—187. , VOL. IV. M In 4 ' * *i " In gay hoftility, and barb'rous pride,...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...fatal wound ? Or hoftile millions prefs him to the ground ? His fall was deftin'd to a barren flrand, A petty fortrefs, and a dubious hand ; He left the...woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. 1 Ver. 168—187. Vox,. IV.. M In In gay hoftility, and barb'rous pride, ; With half mankind embattled...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...barren ftrand, A petty fortrefs, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, Xo point a moral, or adorn a tale. All ' times their...woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. Ver. 168—117. In gay hoftility, and barb'rous pride, With half mankind embattled at his fide,...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1770
...miferies in diftant lands ; Condfimn'da needy fupplicant to wait, While ladies interpofe, and Haves debate. But did not Chance at length her error mend?...point a moral, or adorn a tale. All ' times their feenes of pompous woes afferdj From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. In gay hoftility, and barb'rous...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...fatal Wound? Or hoftile Millions prefs him to the Ground? His Fall was deftin'd to a barren Strand, A petty Fortrefs, and a dubious Hand ; He left the...grew pale, To point a Moral, or adorn a Tale. All (I) Times their Scenes of pompous Woes afford, From Per/ia's Tyrant, to Bavaria's Lord. In gay Hoftility,...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...fatal Wound? Or hoftile Millions prefs him to the Ground? His Fall was deftin'd to a barren Strand, f A petty Fortrefs, and a dubious Hand ; He left the...grew pale, To point a Moral, or adorn a Tale. All (I) Times their Scenes of pompous Woes afford, From Perfia's Tyrant, to Bjvaiia's Lord. In gay Hoftility,...
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Cursory remarks made in a tour through some of the northern parts of Europe ...

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Europe - 1775 - 412 pages
...fell from the pen of genius. Do you remember the four concluding lines ? They defcribe his death. V " His fall was deftin'd to a barren ftrand* *' A petty...the world grew pale, *' To point a moral, or adorn a tale." 1 • • I mall not take up your time by a defeription of palaces, which are ever a repetition...
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