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" Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave,... "
The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence with ... - Page 60
by Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 pages
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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 lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her ev'ning care; No children run to lisp their sire's return,...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, : : And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gaves Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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Poétique anglaise

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening-care; No children run to lisp their sire's return , Or climb his knees the...wealth e'er gave. Await alike th' inevitable hour : ' .M The paths of glory lead but to the grava. Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault, If meoi'ry...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...useful toil, Their homely joys, and desliny ohscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th'inevitable hour; The paths of...
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The speaker; or Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...usual toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, . The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp Cf pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, ' Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809
...Or busy housewife ply her evening care : No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb hi* knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await ajrle th' inevitable hour, The paths of...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;, Volume 14

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...evening care : No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the entied kin to «hare. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that weal. h e'er gave, .wait alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
...toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscurej Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short ami simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that weal.h e'er gave, •wait alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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Rights of God, Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - Bibliography - 1812 - 360 pages
...useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pornp of pow'r, And all that beauty all that wealth e'ervgave, Await alike th' inevitable hour : The...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott, John Walker, James Burgh - Elocution - 1814 - 407 pages
...blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children run to lisp their sires return, Or climb his knees, the envied kiss to share....annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await, alike, the inevitable hour : Th* paths...
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Lessons in elocution: or, A selection of pieces in prose and verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1817 - 407 pages
...her evening carNo children run to lisp their sire's retu Or climb his knees, the envied ki«« to i_ Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield ; Their...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await, alike the inevitable hour: . % The paths...
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