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" O'er-canopies the glade, Beside some water's rushy brink With me the Muse shall sit, and think (At ease reclined in rustic state) How vain the ardour of the Crowd, How low, how little are the Proud, How indigent the Great ! Still is the toiling hand of... "
Poems - Page 5
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 119 pages
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - 1844 - 324 pages
...Beside some water's rushy brink With me the Muse shall sit, and think (At ease reclined in rustic state) How vain the ardour of the crowd. How low, how little...Still is the toiling hand of Care : The panting herds repose: Yet hark, how through the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! The insect youth are on the wing,...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - 1844 - 328 pages
...and think (At ease reclined in rustic state) How vain the ardour of the crowd. How low, how littie are the proud, How indigent the great ! Still is the toiling hand of Care : The panting herds repose: Yet hark, how through the peopled air The husy murmur glows ! The insect youth are on the wing,...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 16

Encyclopaedia - 1845 - 840 pages
...Beside some water's rushy brink With me the muse shall sit and think (At ease reclin'd in rustic state,) How vain the ardour of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, How indigent the great. Cray. Orte on the Spring. CANOROUS, adj. Lat. canorut ; Fr. cunore, from can-erf, to sound, to sing....
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Memoirs of His Own Time: With Reminiscences of the Men and Events of the ...

Alexander Graydon - 1846 - 530 pages
...low world and its concerns, as to identify my conceptions with those of the poet, when he exclaims, How vain the ardour of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, How indigent the great! The amusements I have been speaking of, were of no advantage to me as a student; but what was lost...
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A Grammar of the English Language: For the Use of Schools

William Harvey Wells - 1847 - 228 pages
...precede or follow the noun ; as, " Great is our God ;" — "Gaming is ruinous." " How vain the ardor of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, How indigent the great ! " — Gray. OBS. 5. — When several adjectives belong to one noun, they may either precede or follow...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848 - 468 pages
...Beside some water's rushy brink With me the Muse shall sit, and think ( U ease reclin'd in rustic state) How vain the ardour of the Crowd, How low, how little are the Proud, How indigent the Great I Still is the toiling hand of Care ; The panting herds repose : Yet hark, how through the peopled...
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A Botanical Guide to the Flowering Plants, Ferns, Mosses, and Algæ, Found ...

Richard Buxton - 1849 - 200 pages
...Beside some water's rushy brink With me the Muse shall sit and think, (At ease reclined in rustic state) How vain the ardour of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, How indigent the great." GRAY. CASTANEA. TOURN. NO AMENTACE.E. 1. C. VULGARIS. LAM. FAGUS CASTANEA. L. SM. Sweet Chesnut. May—...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Volume 6

1850 - 454 pages
...rushy brink With me the muse shall sit, and think (At ease reclined in rustic state) How vain the ardor of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, How...indigent the great ! Still is the toiling hand of Care Tin' panting herds repose ! Yet hark, how through the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! The insect...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Volume 6

1850 - 498 pages
...rushy brink With me the muse shall sit, and think (At ease reclined in rustic state) How vain the ardor of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, How indigent the great 1 Still is the toiling hand of Care ; The panting herds repose ! Yet hark, how through the peopled...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...some water's rushy brink, With me the muse shall sit and think, (At ease reclined in rustic state), How vain the ardour of the crowd, How low, how little,...Still is the toiling hand of care ; The panting herds repose, Yet, hark ! how, through the peopled air, The busy murmur glows ! The insect youth are on the...
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