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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 English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 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. Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these...
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英国文学学习指南: 英国文学史及选读综合练习

2006 - 501 pages
...English language so manyquo 蚀bIeI 万esaI 姐p 缸钨es 鹅由ew 而饱rof 仇lspM 诅 恭" 鼻" The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To...shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse' s flame. Far from the madding crowd' s ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray;...
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A Careful Longing: The Poetics and Problems of Nostalgia

Aaron Santesso - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 221 pages
...the world of the village is less precise, as the famous central stanza shows: 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. (73-76) Here, again, we see Gray's shaping a poetic convention into a trope particularly...
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Conversation: A History of a Declining Art

Stephen Miller - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2006 - 336 pages
...implies that the rude forefathers were lucky to have lived simple rural lives. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Taken out of context, the stanza...
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The ABC of Lit Crit

Frank H. Ellis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 234 pages
...implies dissatisfaction with his own class and milieu. And his scorn of bourgeois art, which heaps "the Shrine of Luxury and Pride / With Incense kindled at the Muse's Flame," supplies further evidence that the Spokesman is a kind of declasse intellectual. Any similarity he...
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Open Secrets: The Literature of Uncounted Experience

Anne-Lise François - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 290 pages
...for example, Gray's lines on the blessedly, coolly selfsufficient villagers — 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. — to Crabbe's resounding call for a truthful depiction of rural poverty "in verse":...
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