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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... "
Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins - Page 94
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 7

William Shakespeare - 1812
...excellently expressed in his Elegy these sacrificial offerings to the great from the poetic tribe : " To heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the muse's flame." WAKEFIF.LD. 4] "To drink the air," like the haustits etherios of Virginia merely a poetical phrase...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1812 - 192 pages
...senate at his heels. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn .d to stray ? Along the cool sequester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul.s calm sunshine, and the heartfelt...
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Beauties of poetry: consisting of elegant selections from the works of Pope ...

Poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...confined : 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...cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind : The struggling parig-s of conscious truth to To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame ; Or heap...flame. Far From the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learri'd to stray — Along1 the cool sequester'd vale of life, They kept...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...confin'd : Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind : The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide ;...shrine of luxury and pride, With incense kindled at the muses' flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learnt to stray...
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An Apology for the Life of James Fennell

James Fennell - Quaker actors - 1814 - 510 pages
...can only presume that " Far from the mad'ning crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learnt to stray: Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way." And as I also presume that the reader will join with me in judgment, of the inutility...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 192 pages
...senate at his heels. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learu'd to stray ; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. What nothing earthly gives, or can destroy, The soul's calm sunshine, and the heartfelt...
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Rights of God Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - New York (N.Y.) - 1815 - 356 pages
...crimes confin'd: 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...sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool secjuester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet e'en these bones from insult...
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816
...all he spoke." Forbad to wade thro' 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, 70 Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame: VARIATIONS. Ver....
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...crimes confined ; 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...kindled at the muse's flame. Far from the madding erowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale...
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