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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 Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...crimes conf1ned; 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...flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife. Their sober wishes never learned to stray; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless...
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Rereading Russian Poetry

Stephanie Sandler - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 365 pages
...crimes confin'd; Forbad 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, 70 Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Along the cool...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 718 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...and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. (PTG 12.7-30) The resignation of Gray's speaker in the face of such seeming 'inequities' lies at the...
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A Sherwood Bonner Sampler, 1869-1884: What a Bright, Educated, Witty, Lively ...

Katherine Sherwood Bonner McDowell, Anne Razey Gowdy - History - 2000 - 451 pages
...CVfliW/(1874) and the earlier "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," by Thomas Gray: "Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife / Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; / Along the cool sequester'd vail of life / They kept the noiseless tenor of their way" (st. 19). 4. Matthew 23:24: Jesus, lecturing...
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...Crimes confin'd; Forbad to wade through Slaughter to a Throne, And shut the Gates of Mercy on Mankind, The struggling Pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To...Flame. 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...
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 298 pages
...The gentleman-poet moralizes about the lives of poor laborers he did not know: Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd...cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. (lines 73-76) But the laborers turn the tables on him, viewing him as a man who...
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Osler's "a Way of Life" and Other Addresses, with Commentary and Annotations

Sir William Osler - Medical - 2001 - 378 pages
...ingenuous shame: Thomas Gray, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," line 70. The exact quotation is: The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame. 9. William Wordsworth, "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood," stanza...
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Awatere: A Soldier's Story

Arapeta Awatere, Hinemoa Ruataupare Awatere - Maori (New Zealand people) - 2003 - 498 pages
...weather, and its people! Thomas Gray portrayed the feeling of the place when he said: Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd...cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. ' Most of the land was owned by the Maaori population; some of it was leased to...
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Traveling: An Anthology of Award-Winning Poetry

John Reid - Poetry - 2005 - 151 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...and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. The thoughtless world to Majesty may bow, Exalt the brave, and idolize Success; But more to Innocence...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 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...and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. pregnant with] full of, inspired by rod] sceptre waked] brought into life desert] deserted Hampden...
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