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" Ascendency o'er rank and birth, The rich, the brave, the strong; ;« And if despondency weigh down Thy spirit's fluttering pinions then, Despair — thy name is written on The roll of common men. "
Alnwick Castle, with Other Poems - Page 18
by Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1827 - 64 pages
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The Ladies' pocket magazine

1837
...monument — that tells to Heaven The homage of earth's proudest isle, To that bard-peasant given ! Bid thy thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy-minstrel,...know, however low his lot, A poet's pride and power. HALLECE. THE EXILE'S RETURN. The night on which the second reading of the Union Bill was dehated in...
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Times Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1830
...His monument—that tells to Heaven The homage of earth's proudest isle, To that bard-peasant given ! Bid thy thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy-minstrel,...however low his lot, A Poet's pride and power. The power that gave a child of song Ascendency o'er rank and birth— The pride that lifted Burns from...
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The Laurel: a Gift for All Seasons: Being a Collection of Poems

American poetry - 1836 - 252 pages
...His monument— that tells to Heaven The homage of earth's proudest isle To thtt Bart-pbteant given ! Bid thy thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy-Minstrel,...Burns from earth, The power that gave a child of song Ascendency o'er rank and birth, The rich, the brave, the strong: And if despondency weigh down Thy...
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Selections from the American Poets, Issue 111

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1840 - 316 pages
...monument — that tells to Heaven The homage of earth's proudest isle To that Bard-peasant given ! Bid thy thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy-Minstrel,...despondency weigh down Thy spirit's fluttering pinions then, There have been loftier themes than his, And longer scrolls, and louder lyres, And lays lit up with...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 8

Conrad Swackhamer - United States - 1840
...monument — that tells to Heaven The homage of earth's proudest isle To that Bard-peasant given ! Bid thy thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy-Minstrel,...o'er rank and birth, The rich, the brave, the strong j And if despondency weigh down Thy spirit's fluttering pinions then, Despair — thy name is written...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1842 - 468 pages
...monument — that tells to heaven The homage of earth's proudest isle, To that bard-peasant given. Bid thy thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy-minstrel,...BURNS from earth, The power that gave a child of song Ascendencv o'er rank and birth, The rich, the brave, the strong ; And if despondency weigh down Thy...
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The poets and poetry of America: with an historical introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Literary Criticism - 1843 - 476 pages
...earth's proudest isle, To that bard-peasant given. Bid thy thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy -minstrel, in thy dreaming hour; And know, however low his lot, A poet's pride and power. The pride that lifted BUHNS from earth, The power that gave a child of song Asrendi-ucy o'er rank and birth, The rich, the...
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Selections from the American poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1843 - 316 pages
...proudest isle To that Bard-peasant given! And know, however low his lot, A Poet's pride and power. Bid thy thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy-Minstrel, in thy dreaming hour; The pride that lifted Burns from earth, The power that gave a child of song Ascendancy o'er rank and...
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The Poets of Connecticut: With Biographical Sketches ...

Charles William Everest - American literature - 1844 - 468 pages
...His monument—that tells to heaven The homage of earth's proudest isle To that bard-peasant given. Bid thy thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy-minstrel,...despondency weigh down Thy spirit's fluttering pinions then. Despair—thy name is written 0:1 The roll of common men. There have been loftier themes than his,...
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The American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Being a Selection of Pieces ...

John Goldsbury, William Russell - American literature - 1844 - 432 pages
...thoughts hover o'er that spot, Boy-Minstrel, in thy dreaming hour; And know, however low his lot, 20 A Poet's pride and power. The pride that lifted Burns...o'er rank and birth, The rich, the brave, the strong ; 25 And if despondency weigh down Despair : — thy name is written on The roll of common men. There...
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