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" The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade: nor circumscribed alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes... "
The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song - Page 241
by Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1832 - 882 pages
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 310 pages
...smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade : nor circumscribed aione Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined :...to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride, With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - 1817 - 276 pages
...pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation'* eyes, Their lot forbade ; nor circumscribed alone...to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the muse's flame. Far from the madding...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 284 pages
...tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, The' applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to...to hide, To .quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. ! Far from the madding...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 346 pages
...smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade : nor circumscribed alone 65 Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined ;...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. thought by some,...
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The Poetical Works

Thomas Gray - 1826 - 190 pages
...inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood. The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to...to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827 - 596 pages
...inglorious Milton here may rest: Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood* The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to...to hide ; To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame ; Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the muse's Far from the madding crowd's...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - 1828 - 286 pages
...o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes. Their lot forbade ; nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined...to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the muse's flame. Far from the madding...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1829 - 290 pages
...inglorious Milton here may rest ; Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to...to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame ; Or heap the shriae of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the muse's flame. Far from the madding...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1831 - 294 pages
...that, with dauntless breast, The little tyrant of his fields withstood ; The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to...virtues, but their crimes confined ;- Forbade to wade throagh slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind ; The struggling pangs of conscious...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: Particularly Designed to ...

Richard Green Parker - 1835 - 158 pages
...watch around his tomb-stone keeps ; But, when the evening stars appear, 734. The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to...slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind ! LESSON XXXVII. MONOTONE. In the previous parts of this book the pupil has been made acquainted...
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