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" Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's... "
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Elegia inglese ... sopra un cimitero di campagna, trasportata in verso ital ...

Thomas Gray - 1772
...through slaugther to a throne , And shut the gates of mercy on mankind The ftruggling pangs of confcious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incenfe kindled at the Mufe 's flame . Far 'lAttrar eon iibce imperiofa i plaufi D'attonito Senato:...
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Poems Selected and Printed by a Small Party of English, who Made this ...

1792 - 91 pages
...flaughter to a throne ; And shut the gates of mercy on mankind; The The ftruggling pangs of confcious truth to hide; To quench the blushes of ingenuous...shame , Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incenfe kindled at the Mufe's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble ftrife Their fober wishes...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...eyes, Their lot forbade: nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin-'d ; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And...and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. [2] That humble beauty warm'd an honest heart, And cheer'd the labours of a faithful spouse ; That...
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Old Humphrey's Walks in London and Its Neighbourhood

Old Humphrey - London (England) - 1799 - 355 pages
...fame and glory— " Their lot forbade, nor circumscribed alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined ; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a...throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind!" The name of king will not cover a crime from an all-seeing eye, nor blot out a deed of blood from the record...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...Their lot forbad: nor circuuiscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd; Forbad to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the...flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learnt to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...spouse; Their lot forbade: nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And...and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame [42]. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; 'Along...
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Select Essays of Dio Chrysostom

Dio (Chrysostom.) - Greek literature - 1800 - 256 pages
...Richard Cromwell experienced the truth of this observation, and Gray acknowledges it in his Elegy : Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of Mercy on mankind, (rf) This fancy of the Trojan shepherd was no bad fancy.' in my opinion; and would not have...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...eyes, " Their lot forbade ; nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd ; Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind ; And read their history in a nation's eyes. — This line is very beautiful. A great man,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...spouse ; That virtue form'd, for every decent part, The healthy offspring that adorn'd their house. Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And...Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame[42]. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ;...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...hut their crimes confin'd ; The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hiire. To quench the hlushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of luxury and...at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignohle strife, Their soher wishes never Icarn'd to stray , Along the cool sequester'd vale of life...
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