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" Where'er the oak's thick branches stretch A broader, browner shade, Where'er the rude and moss-grown beech O'er-canopies the glade, Beside some water's rushy brink With me the Muse shall sit, and think (At ease... "
Poems by Mr. Gray - Page 5
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 119 pages
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 384 pages
...Zephyr." Luke. V. 12. Milton. Par. L. iv. 246 : " The unpierc'd shade (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 ! 20 Still is the toiling hand of Care ; The panting herds repose : Yet, hark, how thro' the peopled...
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The castle builders; or, The deferred confirmation. By the author of ...

Charlotte Mary Yonge - 1854 - 400 pages
...to go near him, and hastened back to the house. CHAPTER XVII. With me the Muse shall sit and think How vain the ardour of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, How indigent the great. GBAY. BEFORE the end of another fortnight they were settled in a house in Belgravia. Kate had found...
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The pleasures of hope, Gertrude of Wyoming, and other poems. To which are ...

Thomas Campbell - 1854 - 278 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! The panting herds repose : Yet hark, how through the peopled air Still is the toiling hand of Care;...
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The Wesleyan methodist association magazine, Volume 17

1854 - 622 pages
...frantic ways, and engaged in the pursuit of intellectual and spiritual pleasure, we — " Sit and think How vain the ardour of the crowd, How low, how little are the proud, How indigent the great." Let me never be deprived of solitude and books. At the early hour of morning let me seek retirement,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 94

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1854 - 632 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.' ' Both vale and hill are covered with most venerable beeches and other very reverend vegetables, that,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 31

1854 - 608 pages
...brink With me the Muee shall řit, 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. Both vale and hill are covered with most venerable beeches and other very reverend vegetables that,...
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The Poetical Works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray, and Smollett

Samuel Johnson - 1855 - 276 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 Poetical Works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray, and Smollett

Samuel Johnson - 1855 - 272 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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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856 - 474 pages
...some water's rushy hrink, 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 husy murmur glows ! The insect youth are on the...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - 1856 - 574 pages
...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,...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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