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" Gainst graver hours, that bring constraint To sweeten liberty: Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign And unknown regions dare descry: Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy. "
Poems - Page 20
by Thomas Gray - 1768 - 119 pages
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A Guide to English Composition, Or One Hundred and Twenty Subjects Analysed ...

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 1854
...shamefaced spirit, that mutinies in a man's bosom, and fills one full of obstacles. Shakspeare. Still as they run they* look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And catch a fearful glance. Gray. When the mind proposes honourable ends, not only the yirtues, but...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Collins, Thomas Gray, and Oliver ...

Epes Sargent - English poetry - 1854 - 166 pages
...liberty: Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions dare descry : Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, Gay Hope is theirs, by Fancy fed, Less pleasing when possest; The tear forgot as soon as shed, The...
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The poetical works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray, and Smollett: with memoirs ...

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Parnell, Thomas Gray, Tobias George Smollett - Literary Criticism - 1855 - 254 pages
...: Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions dare descry ; Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy. 5 Gay Hope is theirs, by Fancy fed, Less pleasing when possess'd ; The tear forgot...
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The poetical works of Johnson, Parnell, Gray, and Smollett, with memoirs [&c ...

Samuel Johnson - 1855
...Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, i And unknown regions dare descry ; Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy. 5 Gay Hope is theirs, by Fancy fed, Less pleasing when possess'd ; The tear forgot...
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Recollections of the Table-talk of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers, Richard Porson, William Maltby - 1856 - 355 pages
...can repeat them all. I do envy Gray these lines in his Ode on a distant prospect of Eton College ; " Still as they run, they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy." " Gay Hope is theirs, by Fancy fed, Less pleasing when possessed:" we cannot...
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...liberty: Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions dare descry: Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy. Gay hope is theirs by fancy fed, 1 Less pleasing when possest; The tear forgot...
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Reading Romantics: Texts and Contexts

Peter J. Manning - Religion - 1990 - 326 pages
...absorbed in their activities; Gray's are haunted by the disillusionment the speaker sees awaiting them: "Still as they run they look behind, / They hear a voice in every wind, / And snatch a fearful joy." Melancholically looking behind him from the vantage of the suffering that the...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...soul they seem to soothe. And. redolent of joy and youth, To breathe a second spring. (1. 17-19) 15 snatch a fearful joy. (1. 37-39) 16 Alas! regardless of their doom The litte victims play; (1. 50-51)...
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The Best Test Preparation for the Advanced Placement Examination in English ...

Study Aids - 1990 - 348 pages
...liberty: Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions dare descry: Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy. Gay hope is theirs by fancy fed, Less pleasing when possessed; The tear forgot...
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