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" Whose iron scourge, and torturing hour, The bad affright, afflict the best ! Bound in thy adamantine chain, The proud are taught to taste of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied, and alone. "
Practical education - Page 272
by Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1835 - 549 pages
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...before, unpitied, and alone. \Vhcn first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, designed, trong ; Grongar, in whose mossy cells, Sweetly Stern rugged nurse, thy rigid lore With patience many a year she bore : What sorrow was, thou bad'st...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...to taste of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan V.'itli pangs uiifelt before, unpiticd, and alone. re seek is find, Where knock is open wide. Beauteous designed, TĶ' thee he gave the heavenly birth, And bade to form her infant mind. Stern ragged nurse,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...to taste of pain, And purple tyrants5 vainly groan With pangs unf'elt before, unpitied, and alone. When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, designed, To thee he gave the heavenly birth,6 And bade thee form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurse...
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English Grammar: Style, Rhetoric, and Poetry ; to which are Added ...

Richard Hiley - English language - 1846 - 271 pages
...happy scenes bestow." e. The infinitive frequently precedes the word on which it is dependent; as, " When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd." d. Other modes of transposition frequently occur; as, "Heaven trembles; row the mountains, thunders...
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The Principles of English Grammar: Comprising the Substance of the Most ...

Peter Bullions - English language - 1846 - 216 pages
...barbaric, pearls and gold. No hive hast thou of hoarded sweets. A transient calm the happy scenes bestow When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, designed. On flattering appearances put no reliance. He with viny crown advancing, First to the lively...
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A Grammar of the English Language: For the Use of Schools

William Harvey Wells - English language - 1847 - 214 pages
...hive hast thou of hoarded sweets." — Gray. " A transient calm the happy scenes bestow." — Ibid. " When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, designed." — Gray. "Heaven trembles, roar the mountains, thunders all the ground." " Thee, chantress,...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...taught to taste of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly hirth, And bade to form her infant mind, Stern rugged nurse ! thy rigid lore With patience...
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Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged

Goold Brown - English language - 1848 - 311 pages
...would be more." — Pope. XXII. They place the infinitive before the word on which it depends; as, " When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue, his darling child, design'd." — Gray. XXIII. They place the auxiliary after its principal ; as, " No longer heed the sunbeam bright...
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North American Second Class Reader: The Fourth Book of Tower's Series for ...

David Bates Tower, Cornelius Walker - Readers - 1850 - 276 pages
...imprudence he lost his situation. 306. After words in apposition with, or in opposition to, each other. 307. When first thy sire to send on earth Virtue his darling child, designed 308. Homer was the greater genius ; Virgil the better artist: in the one we must admire the...
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Beauties of the British poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...taught to taste of pain, \ nd purple tyrants vainly groan, With pangs unfelt before, uapitied and alone. When first thy sire to send on earth, Virtue, his darling child, designed, To thee he gave the heavenly birth, And bade to form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurse...
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