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" Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. "
Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ... - Page 86
by Elegant poems - 1814
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems..

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 168 pages
...obfcure; Nor grandeur hear with a difdainful fmile, The fhort and funple annals of the poor. The boaft of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of glory, lead but to the grave. Forgive, ye...
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems..

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 164 pages
...obfcure ; Nor grandeur hear with a difdainful fmile, The mort and fimple annals of the poor. The boaft of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Forgive, ye...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762 - 292 pages
...obfcure ; Nor grandeur hear with a difdainful fmile, The fhort and fimple annals of the poor. The boaft of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave. E Forgive, ye...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

1764 - 236 pages
...the departed poor, and again cloathes a juft reflection in the moft poetic language. The The boaft of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, . , And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th'inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave; Thefe lines are...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767 - 294 pages
...; Nor grandeur hear with a difdainful fmile, The-fliort and fimpl-e annals of the poor. 'The boaft of. heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await, aiika th' inevitable hour i The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you,- ye...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 200 pages
...obfcurc ; Nor Grandeur hear -with a difdainful fmile, The fhort and fimple annals of the poor. 9The boaft of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. • / i0k Nor...
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Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 142 pages
...obfcure; Nor Grandeur hear with a difdainful fmile, The fhort and fimple annals of the poor. The boafl of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you,, ye...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1770 - 134 pages
...obfcure i Nor Grandeur hear with a difdainful (mile, The fhort and fimple annals of the poor. The tjoaft of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty,...e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The paths pf glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye Proud, irnpute to Thefe the fault, If Mem'ry o'er their...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1775 - 168 pages
...obfcure-; Nor Grandeur hear with a difdainful fmile, The fliort aid fimple annals of the poor. The boaft of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty,...wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The path of glory leads but to the grave. Nor you, ye proud, impute to thefe the fault, If Memory o'er...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - 1785 - 544 pages
...ftrongly drawn, than this of ' Grandeur fmiling difdain* fully at the annals of the poor' V. 33. The boaft of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that Beauty, all that Wealth e'er gave, Awaits* alike the inevitable hour; The paths of glory lead but to the grave. * This ftanza...
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