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" Through the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in the Muse's ray With orient hues, unborrow'd of the sun : Yet shall he mount, and keep his distant way Beyond the limits of a vulgar fate ; Beneath the good... "
Poems - Page 50
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 119 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 23

1760 - 556 pages
...thefeOdes. . Oh ! Lyre divine, what daring fpirit Wakes thee now ? tho' he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear Sailing with...deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would ran Such forms as glitter in the Mufes ray W«th orient hues, nnborrow'd of the fun : Yet (hall he...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

1764 - 202 pages
...inherit Nor the f ride nor ample pinion Ybat the Ihelun eagle tear, Sailing ivitbfupreme dominion, Ihre' the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would rim Such forms as glitter in the Mufe's ray Yet Jhall lie mount and keep his diflant <way Bejoftd the...
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 200 pages
...above all, in the laft of Caraftacus, Hark ! heard ye not yon footftep dread ? £2c. Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, * That the Theban Eagle bear Sailing...before his infant eyes would run Such forms, as glitter in*the Mufe's ray With orient hues, unborrow'd of the Sun : Yet fhall he mount, and keep his diftant...
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Select Works, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1772 - 230 pages
...Theban eagle ; but the imagery of both poets is much the fame. -' tho' he inherit " Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, " That the Theban eagle bear " Sailing...with fupreme dominion " Thro' the azure deep of air." Progrefs of Poetry. [u] —flee] The proper word had been Jfly, if the rhyme would have given leave....
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Poems by Mr. Gray

Thomas Gray - 1775 - 168 pages
...Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, * That the Theban Eagle bear, Sailing with fupreme dominion Through the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant eyes would ruu Such forms as glitter in the Mufe's ray, With orient hues, unborrow'd of the fun : Yet fhall he...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 13-14

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 664 pages
...Nor the pride, nor ample pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, Sailing with fupreme dominion Through the azure deep of air : Yet oft before his infant...forms, as glitter in the Mufe's ray With orient hues, unborrow' d of the fun : Yet mall he mount, and keep his diftant way Beyond the limits of a vulgar...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 2

1782 - 542 pages
...pinion, That the ponían Svlla bore, Sailing to fuprcme dominion O'er foaming feas of kindred gore ! Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms as glitter in ambition's ray : 'With duiky hues, unbrighten'd by the fun, Yet /hall he mount and keep his dirbnt...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 4

Johann Joachim Eschenburg - 1789 - 454 pages
...fpirit Wakes thee now? tho' he inherit Nor the pride, nor ample pinion That the Theban Eagle bear 1 Sailing with fupreme dominion Thro' the azure deep of air: Yet oft before his infant eyes weuld run Such forms, as glitter in the Mufe's ray With orient hues, unborrow'd of the fun : Yet lhall...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 966 pages
...? tho' he inherit N&r the pride, nor xmplc pinion, That the Theban eagle bear, Sniltng with luprcme dominion Thro' the azure deep of air ; Yet oft before...his infant eyes would run Such forms as glitter in trie Mufe's ray, With orient hues, unbomnv'd of the fun : Yet mall he mount, and keep his diftant way...
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Gentleman's Magazine: and Historical Chronicle, Volume 70

1791 - 728 pages
...prove. But, firft, a word of a modern poet or two. That beautiful pafl'age in GRAY'S Progrefs of Poetry, Yet oft before his infant eyes would run Such forms as glitter in the Mufe's ray, With orient hues, uuhot i owed of the fun, ii borrowed, as a gentleman of elegant literature pointed out to me, from...
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