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" While partial Fame doth with her blasts adorn Such deeds alone as pride and pomp disguise; Deeds of ill sort, and mischievous emprize... "
A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes - Page 260
1765
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The young gentleman and lady's poetical preceptor, selected [by T. Woolston].

Young gentleman - 1807 - 314 pages
...pride and pomp difguife, Deeds of ill fort, and mifchievous emprize : Lend me thy clarion, Gpddefs! let me try To found the praife of Merit ere it dies,...as I oft have chaunced to efpy Loft in the dreary fliades of dull ohfcurity. In ev'ry village, mark'd with little fpire, Einhower'd in trees, and hardly...
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The Poetical Works of William Shenstone: In Two Volumes. Collated with the ...

William Shenstone, Thomas Park - 1808 - 342 pages
...of ill sort, and mischievous emprize : Lend me thy clarion, goddess! let me try To sound the praise of Merit ere it dies, Such as I oft have chaunced to espy Lost in the dreary shades of dull obscurity. Who boasts uuruly brats with birch to tame ; They...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808 - 524 pages
...of ill sort, and mischievous emprize : Lend me thy clarion, goddess ! let me try To sound the praise of merit, ere it dies ; Such as I oft have chaunced to espy, Lost in the dreary shades of dull obscurity. In every village mark'd with littie spire, Embower'd...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 554 pages
...of ill sort, and mischievous emprise: Lend me thy clarion, goddess! let me try To sound the praise of Merit, ere it dies, Such as I oft have chaunced to espy, Lost in the dreary shades of dull Obscurity. In every village mark'd with little spire, Kmbower'd...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 24

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 386 pages
...of ill sort, and mischievous emprize : Lend me thy clarion, goddess \ let me try To sound the praise of Merit ere it dies, Such as I oft have chaunced to espy Lost in the dreary shades of dull obscurity. Who boasts unruly brats with birch to tame , They...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

Thomas Campbell - 1819 - 420 pages
...of ill sort, and mischievous emprize : Lend me thy clarion, goddess ! let me try To sound the praise of merit ere it dies ; Such as I oft have chaunced to espy, Lost in the dreary shades of dull obscurity. In every village mark'd with little spire, Embower'd...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - 1821 - 412 pages
...of ill sort, and mischievous emprise : Lend me thy clarion, goddess ! let me try To sound the praise of Merit, ere it dies, Such as I oft have chaunced to espy, Lost in the dreary shades of dull Obscurity. In every village mark'd with little spire, Embower'd...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 270 pages
...of ill sort, and mischievous emprize : Lend me thy clarion, goddess ! let me try To sound the praise of Merit ere it dies, Such as I oft have chaunced to espy Lost in the dreary shades of dull obscurity. In every village mark'd with little spire, Embower'd...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...of ill sort, and mischievous emprize: Lend me thy clarion, goddess! let me try To sound the praise espy, Lost in the dreary shades of dull obscurity. In every village mark'd with little spire, Embower'd...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825 - 460 pages
...of ill sort, and mischievous emprize : Lend me thy clarion, goddess ! let me try To sound the praise of Merit ere it dies, Such as I oft have chaunced to espy Lost in the dreary shades of dull obscurity. In every village mark'd with little spire, Embower'd...
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