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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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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1834
...here, from the following lines in the Ode to Eton College, where, speaking of school-boys, he sings : " still as they run, they look behind — They hear a voice in every idrtrf," &c. But we will be merciful. The similitude is merely one of the thousand and nine strange...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers, Royal Robbins - English language - 1837 - 328 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 possest; The tear forgot...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - English language - 1837 - 328 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 possest; The tear forgot...
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The Book of Gems: The Poets and Artists of Great Britain, Volume 1; Volume 3

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837 - 304 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. • Gay Hope is theirs, by Fancy fed, Less pleasing, when possest{ The tear forgot...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...; 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 possest; The tear forgot...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 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 ev'ry wind, And snatch a fearful joy. Gay hope is theirs, by fancy fed, Less pleasing when possest...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...; 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 possess'd ; The tear forgot...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841
...: 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. The tear forgot as soon as shed, The sunshine of the breast : Theirs buxom health,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 118 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. Gay hope is theirs by fancy fed, Less pleasing when possess' d ; The tear forgot...
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Instructive Extracts, Comprising Religious and Moral Instruction, Natural ...

1843
...; 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 possest ; The tear forgot...
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