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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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Five Centuries of the English Language and Literature

Bernhard Tauchnitz - 1860 - 468 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! 3 Still is the toiling hand of Care , The panting herds repose; Yet hark ! how through the peopled...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1861 - 356 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 thro' the peopled air The busy murmur glows! The insect youth are on the wing,...
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - 1861 - 480 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...
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Sunshine in the Country: A Book of Rural Poetry

1861 - 174 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...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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Modern statesmen, or sketches from the Strangers' gallery of the House of ...

James Ewing Ritchie - 1861 - 314 pages
...at the Adelphi, on the occasion of a rustic fete. Hear him sing, "At ease reclined, in rustic state, How vain the ardour of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, How indigent the great ! " Who would not be Strephon rather than your muchto-be-pitied lord ! Indeed so over-weighted is the...
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English Lyrical Poetry from Its Origins to the Present Time

Edward Bliss Reed - 1912 - 638 pages
...conventional "zephyrs" and the "Hours, fair Venus' train," together with much commonplace moralizing: " How vain the ardour of the Crowd, How low, how little are the Proud, How indigent the Great!" 1 See WL Phelps, Selectiong from the Poetry and Prote of Thomat Gray, Boston, 1894, p. 62. The Beginnings...
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British Poems, from "Canterbury Tales" to "Recessional"

Percy Adams Hutchinson - 1912 - 572 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, Still is the toiling hand of Care: The panting herds repose: Yet hark, how thro' the peopled air The...
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Selected Lyrics from Dryden, Collins, Gray, Cowper, and Burns

Charles Swain Thomas - 1913 - 104 pages
...some water's rushy brink 15 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! 20 Still is the toiling hand of Care; The panting herds repose: Yet hark, how thro' the peopled air...
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Alabama Bird Day Book

1915 - 130 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...Still is the toiling hand of Care ; The panting herds repose : Yet hark, how thro' the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! The insect-youth are on the wing,...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - 1916 - 1604 pages
...ease reclin'd in rustic state) How vain the ardor of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, 21 ph@, Xh@, repose ; Yet hark, how thro' the peopled air The busy murmur glows ! 25 The insect-youth are on the...
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