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" Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear ; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood... "
The Book of Familiar Quotations: Being a Collection of Popular Extracts and ... - Page 153
1866 - 268 pages
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Freemason's Magazine, Or General and Complete Library, Volume 4

Freemasonry - 1795 - 466 pages
...favourite amusement of drawing. Our elegant poet, GRAY, says, with impressive tenderness, " Full many a gem of purest ray serene, " The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear ; " Full many a flow'r is born to blush unseen, " And waste its sweetness on the desert air." Such, however, was not...
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Flora Bedfordiensis, Comprehending Such Plants as Grow Wild in the County of ...

Charles Abbot - Botany - 1798 - 396 pages
...TWEEDALE, VICAR OF OAKLEY RAYNES IN BEDFORDSHIRE, AND LATE FZLLOW OF N IW COLLEGE, OXFORD. " Full many a gem of purest ray serene " The dark unfathom'd caves of Ocean bear : " Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, " And waste it's sweetness on the dcsart Air." Gray's Elegy. PRINTED...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 270 pages
...unroll ; Chill Penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul. Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves...Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The little Tyrant of his fields withstood, Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell guiltless of his...
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The Historical, biographical, literary, and scientific magazine ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800 - 678 pages
...or THE REV. MR. ADAM FERGUSSON, MtNISTER AT MOCUV, !M TH F. HIGHLANDS Of fEKTHSKIXe , ' Full many a gem, of purest ray serene, The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.' CRAY'S ELEGY. TN our last...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 322 pages
...unroll; Chill penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul. Full many a gem of purest ray serene, :•.- .." • ." The dark...'''. And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village-Hampden, that with dauntless breast The little tyrant of his fields withstood; . ' Some mute...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 302 pages
...unroll; Chill Penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul. Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of Ocean bear: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air [40]. [40] This beautiful...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 424 pages
...line, the rising slide ending the second and third, and the falling the last. EXAMPLE. Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear; Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Gray's Elegy. On Blank Verse....
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Public Characters, Volume 8

Biography - 1806 - 672 pages
...eager to rescue humble worth from obscurity, conscious of the justice of the poet's remark: Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of Ocean bear ; Full many a flovrer is born to blow unseen, And waste its sweetness in the desert air." We consider ourselves particularly...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 418 pages
...serene , The dark unfathoin'd caves of Ocean bear: Full many a flower is born to blush unseen , And 'waste its sweetness on the desert air. Som/e village...Hampden , that with dauntless breast The little Tyrant of his fields withstood ; Some; mute inglorious Milton here may rest , Some Cromwell guiltless of his...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 224 pages
...unroll ; Chill Penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul. Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathom'd caves of Ocean bear : Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air [40]. [40] This beautiful...
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