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" 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, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's... "
The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice Selections ... - Page 94
1884
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...to command, And read their history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade : nor circumscribed alone , Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind; Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined;— The struggling pangs of conscious Truth...
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Diary, of Thomas Burton, esq. member in the parliaments of Oliver and ...

Thomas Burton, Guibon Goddard, Great Britain. Parliament, 1640-1660 - Great Britain - 1828
...after having almost engrossed the admiration of antiquity, has too often excited modern heroism, " to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind," might have been destined to pass their lives among the dwellers " under the wood-side;" where...
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Diary of Thomas Burton, Esq., Member in the Parliaments of Oliver ..., Volume 2

Thomas Burton, Guibon Goddard - Great Britain - 1828
...after having almost engrossed the admiration of antiquity, has too often excited modern heroism, " to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind," might have been destined to pass their lives among the dwellers " under the wood-side ;"...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade : nor circumscribed alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined ;•...quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame ; Or heap the shriae of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1829 - 407 pages
...eyes. Their lot forbade' ; nor circumscrib'd alone, Tfaeir growing virtues, but their crimes oonfiu'dj Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And...blushes of ingenuous shame; ' Or heap the shrine of luxry and pride, With incense kindled at the muse's flame. Far from the madd'ning crowd's ignoble strife,...
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Oeuvres completes de M. J. Chenier: precedees de notices ..., Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier, Antoine-Vincent Arnault, D. Ch Robert, Pierre Claude François Daunou - 1829
...vene'ration. Jean Their lot forbade: nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes coufin'd; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy ou mankind. The struggling pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame,...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...eyes, Their lot forbade : nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd ; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And...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...
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Select British poets: containing the works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - Poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...crimes connn'd ; Forbad to wade thro' slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind ; G The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To...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...
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Reflections on the Character and Objects of All Science and Literature: And ...

Thomas Smith Grimké - Bible - 1831 - 201 pages
...public ostentation, princely patronage, and the dazzling homage of Genius and Taste, still intent " To heap the shrine of luxury and pride, " With incense, kindled at the Muse's flame." But THE PEOPLE, THE PEOPLE would have remained almost, if not altogether, in the same degraded and...
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Tour through Italy and Switzerland continued. France. England and Scotland ...

Edmund Dorr Griffin, John McVickar - Literature - 1831
...never made a hero. If by heroism is meant the bodying forth of that fearful ambition, which seeks " to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind," and which, if its power equalled its will, would appropriate to itself the crown of Omnipotence,...
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