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" Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. "
Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century: Consisting ... - Page 525
1817
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...conspir'd to bless. And Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learnt...vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. let e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, [deck'd,...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...the Muse's flame [42]. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; 'Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. [42] After this verse, in Mr. Gray's first MS. of the Poem, were the four following:—...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 114 pages
...live in splen-' dour. " Fw from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool, sequester'd vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. ' ? Ignoble* — The poet justly calls the ufaal pursuits of ambition and avarice...
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Things, as they were - as they are and as they ought to be, a poem

Thomas Tovey - History and criticism - 1803
...these disturbed by neither care nor strife, Enjoy'd sweet comfort each succeeding day ; * As through the cool sequester'd vale of life, ' They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.' But oh ! how chang'd, how diff'rent is the scene ! And could those happy rustics now appear,...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife , Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect , Some frail memorial still erected nigh , With uncouth...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...the Muse's flame[42]. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. [42] After this verse, in Mr. Gray's first MS. of the Poem, were the four following...
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The beauties of the poets: being a collection of moral and sacred poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learnt...vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth...
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Poétique anglaise

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...at the muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; • '; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life : They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...Muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray j Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet, ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigb, With uncough...
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