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" How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! 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,... "
The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ... - Page 59
edited by - 1854 - 166 pages
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Advanced reading book, literary and scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 428 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke, How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour, i The paths...
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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860
...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 ere gave, Await, alike, the inevitable hour ; The paths...
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The golden treasury of the best songs and lyrical poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1861 - 332 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition...annals of the Poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave Await alike th' inevitable hour : The paths...
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - Gift books - 1861 - 425 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 pomp of power, , And all that beauty, all that wealth ere gave, Await alike the inevitable hour The paths...
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A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1862 - 538 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 pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gnve, Await alike the inevitable hour: The paths...
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Legends of Strathisla, Inverness-shire, and Strathbogie: With an Appendix ...

R. Sim - Folk literature, Scottish - 1862 - 178 pages
...useful toil, Their homely joys and .destiny obscure; Jf or 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 ere gave, Await alike tli1 inevitable hour, The paths of...
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A history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - Literary Criticism - 1862 - 549 pages
...nseful 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 gnve, Await alike the inevitable hour: The paths...
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English sacred poetry, of the sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth and ...

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - 1862
...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, Awaits alike th' inevitable Hour : The Paths...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray: English and Latin

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1863 - 270 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition...annals of the Poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour ; The paths...
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Selections in poetry

Selections - English poetry - 1863 - 176 pages
...useful toil , Their homely joys and destiny obscure j Nor grandeur hear with-a-disdainful-smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of...e'er gave , Await alike the inevitable hour : The paths-of-glory lead but to the grave . Nor yon, ye proud , impute to-these the fault If memory o'er-their-tomb...
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