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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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Œuvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier, Volume 3

D. Ch Robert - 1824
...crimes confm'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 quench the blushes of ingeniions Shame, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flamc....
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Timon of Athens. Coriolanus. Julius Caesar. Antony and Cleopatra

William Shakespeare - 1826
...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 Mnse's Hame.' Make sacred even his stirrop, and through him Drink the free airw. Pain. Ay, marry, what...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 pages
...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...life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetics/poetry - 1827 - 446 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...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 nigh,...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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 ;...luxury and pride With incense kindled at the muse's Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the...
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Memoirs of the forty-five first years of the life of James Lackington ...

James Lackington - Booksellers and bookselling - 1827
...and well, and tolerably happy. The following lines often occurred to my mind : " Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray : Along the cool sequester'd rale of life They keep the noiseless tenor of their way." At Taunton and Wellington it seemed the unanimous...
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Cultural Capital: The Problem of Literary Canon Formation

John Guillory - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 392 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...life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. (57-76) The reappearance of "blushes" in the later stanza (line 69) only confirms its secret determination...
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Bentham's Prison : A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary: A Study of the ...

Janet Semple - 1993 - 354 pages
...eighteenth-century romantic melancholy, evokes a happy rural innocence where: 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. Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield described his refuge in similar terms: The place...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 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 quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, 70 Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding...
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Thomas Hardy and Paradoxes of Love

Hillel Matthew Daleski - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 222 pages
...continuing to evoke "pastoral affairs" (74), has a decidedly ironic dimension: 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. The narrative may be located in a sequestered vale of life, but the wishes of its...
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