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" The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave. "
The Western Antiquary - Page 59
edited by - 1893
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Rhyme the Leading Principle of Latin Versification,or A Few Plain Arguments ...

1829 - 20 pages
...falling on the leading caesura : " The boast of heraldry, | the pomp of power, And all that beauty, | all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike | the inevitable hour. The paths of glory | lead but to the grave." GRAY. It is remarkable that these instances are mostly found in words derived from...
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The London encyclopaedia: or, Universal dictionary of science ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...ancient veins, ere heraldry began. Id. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power. And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the' inevitable hour ; The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Gray'* Elegy. Pluck the others, but still remember Their Herald out of dim December—-...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1831 - 276 pages
...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, Await, alike, the inevitable hour; — The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault, If memory o'er their tomb no trophies...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's Abridgment of the History of ...

Oliver Goldsmith, William Pinnock, William Cooke Taylor - Great Britain - 1831 - 507 pages
...war be considered ? SECTION XIII. " The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour; The paths of glory lead but to the grave." — GRAY. G. Enthu'siasm, a. heat of the imagina- I 9. Predilec'tion, s. prepossession...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...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, Await alike the Inevitable hour, — The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Kor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault, If memory o'er their tomb no trophies...
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An exposure of the spy system pursued in Glasgow, during the years 1816-17 ...

Peter Mackenzie, Andrew Hardie - 1833 - 242 pages
...short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour : The paths of glory lead —but to the grave. Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault, If mem'ry o'er their tomb no trophies...
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An Exposure of the Spy System Pursued in Glasgow, During the Years 1816-17 ...

Peter Mackenzie, Andrew Hardie, Alexander Bailey Richmond - Scotland - 1833 - 242 pages
...short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth 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 mem'ry o'er their tomb no trophies...
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History of Europe (from 1789 to 1815).

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1835
...witness the degradation of France. " The boast of chivalry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour — The paths of glory lead but to the grave ! " The Old Guard halted at Rippail, near the spot where Bessieres had been slain...
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The Microcosm: Or, Little World of Home, Volumes 1-3

1835
...Simplicity of Character. .,,, B. STANZAS. " The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour ; The paths of glory lead but to the grave." And more— the lyre of genius, must be swept By the unfeeling touch of death's...
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The elocutionist: consisting of declamations and readings in prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - Oratory - 1836 - 392 pages
...Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth, e'er gave, Await, alike, the inevitable hour:— The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Where, thro' the long-drawn aisle, and fretted vault, The pealing anthem swells the...
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