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" The applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their... "
Centennial History of the City of Washington, D. C.: With Full Outline of ... - Page 267
edited by - 1892 - 754 pages
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...Their lot forbade: nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin-'d ; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame,...
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Old Humphrey's walks in London and its neighbourhood

George Mogridge - 1799
...Their lot forbade, nor circumscribed alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined ; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind!" The name of king will not cover a crime from an all-seeing eye, nor blot out a deed of blood...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...Their lot forbade: nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame,...
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Select essays of Dio Chrysostom

Dio (Chrysostom.), Gilbert Wakefield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1800 - 256 pages
...Cromwell experienced the truth of this observation, and Gray acknowledges it in his Elegy : Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of Mercy on mankind, (rf) This fancy of the Trojan shepherd was no bad fancy.' in my opinion; and would not have...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...Their lot forbad: nor circuuiscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd; Forbad to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind. The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame,...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...Their lot forbade ; nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd ; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind ; And read their history in a nation's eyes. This line is very beautiful. A great man,...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...That virtue form'd, for every decent part, The healthy offspring that adorn'd their house. Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling, pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame,...
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The beauties of the poets: being a collection of moral and sacred poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...Tiieir lot forbad : nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes coafin'd ; Forbad to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind. The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...Their lot forbad : nor circumscrib'd alone Tfieir growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd ; Forbad to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind. The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide. To quench the blushes cf ingenuous shame,...
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The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 pages
...Their lot forbad : nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd ; Forbad to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame,...
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