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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 Speeches...delivered at the Bar, and on Various Public Occasions in ... - Page 109
by Charles Phillips - 1817 - 213 pages
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 9-10

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...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 of inglorious days /• Not equally oppressive is to all. Him, who ne'er listen'd...
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The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: in Two Books. With Some Other Poems

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

Natham Drake - English literature - 1800
...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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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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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 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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The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius. With Some Other Poems. [With a ...

James Beattie - 1803 - 147 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? Checked 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 - English poetry - 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 ! Checked by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale...
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The Wreath: Containing The Minstrel and Other Favorite Poems, to which is ...

James Beattie - 1806 - 153 pages
...I. AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines alar ! Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Hath felt the influence of malignant star, And wag'd with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable...
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The Monthly Register, Magazine, and Review, of the ..., Volume 2, Issues 1-6

United States - 1807
...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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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 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, Arid Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale...
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