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" AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar; Ah! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's... "
The Tale of a Modern Genius, Or, The Miseries of Parnassus: In a Series of ... - Page xiii
by John Fitzgerald Pennie - 1827
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 9-10

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...PROGRESS OF GENIUS. BT JAMES BEATTIE, LLD BOOK I. I. AH I who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar; Ah! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with fortune an eternal war; II. And yet, the languor...
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The Minstrel: Or, the Progress of Genius: in Two Books. With Some Other ...

James Beattie - 1797 - 120 pages
...climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar j Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...virtutibus obstat Ret angusta domi. Juvenal. Sat. iii. Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ? Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war! Check'd by the scoff...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...ingenti perculsus amore, Accipiant. VIRG. BOOK I. A I. H \ who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war; Check'd by the scoff...
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The Minstrel: Or, The Progress of Genius. In Two Books. With Some Other Poems

James Beattie - Wood-engraving - 1802 - 124 pages
...climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar j Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale...
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The Minstrel, Or, The Progress of Genius, with Some Other Poems

James Beattie - 1803 - 147 pages
...ccipiant. VIRGIL. THE MINSTREL. BOOK FIRST. I. AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep, where Fame's proud temple shines afar? Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war? Checked by the scoff...
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Public Characters

Alexander Stephens - Biography - 1804
...lines to this poem have been greatly admired : i. " Ah ! who ran tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, ' And wag'd with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the...
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Travels in Trinidad During the Months of February, March, and April, 1803 ...

Pierre Franc M'Callum - Haiti - 1805 - 354 pages
...of the latter is thus pathetically described : Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where fame's proud temple shines afar ? Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime, Has felt the influence of malignant star, And wag'd with fortune an eternal war ; Check.' d by the...
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The minstrel; or, The progress of genius: with some other poems

James Beattie - 1805 - 152 pages
...MINSTREL; THE PROGRESS OF GENIUS. BOOK FIRST. I. AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep, where Fame's proud temple shines afar ! Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war ! Checked by the scoff...
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The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: With Some Other Poems

James Beattie - Genius - 1805 - 152 pages
...climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale...
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