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Western North Carolina: A History (1730-1913) - Page 250
by John Preston Arthur - 1914 - 710 pages
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 12

Literary Criticism - 1801
...INSCRIPTIONS. Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ? THE Elegy of Gray (from which I have here quoted a verse, as a kind of motto) is universally admired...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...1. 8« Can storied urn or animated bust Bark to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death ? For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd doaj, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate; If...
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Beauties of poetry: consisting of elegant selections from the works of Pope ...

Poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...note of praise. .Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honor's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ? Perhaps, in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands that...
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...praise. Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands that the...
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The Brighton magazine

English literature - 1822
...fame to a mind, per force believing itself mortal and dissoluble into the basest matter ? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death? But Lord Byron need not be informed, that there is a bad immortality as well as a good. He who burnt...
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Critica Biblica: or, Depository of sacred literature, comprising remarks on ...

William Carpenter - 1827
...in upon the cave of Machpelah , or light with a railt the hollow eye balls of decay ' ' Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death.' What was it, I ask, to Abraham that in Isaac his seed should be called children of faithful Abraham...
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The mysteries of St. Clair; or, Mariette Mouline ...

Catherine George Ward - 1824 - 624 pages
...COD storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion rail the fleeting breath ? Can honour's \oice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death." No, Lavalette : thou knowest they can do neither ; and therefore unavailing are all our regrets over the...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - Fore-edge painting - 1825 - 2 pages
...praise. 40 Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ? Ver. 37. Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault.] This stanza is ennobled by what our Author...
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Memoirs and remains of Joseph Brown Jefferson

John Whitridge - 1826
...in upon the cave of Machpelah, or light with a smile the hollow eye balls of decay ? * Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death i" iv.] TO ABRAHAM. What was it, I ask, to Abraham, that in Isaac his seed should be called children...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826
...:— Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust; Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire— Hands, that...
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