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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,... "
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1865
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 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 flow'r is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. 144 Some village-Hampden,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 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 flow'r is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village-Hampden, that...
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A Spring-day: Or, Contemplations on Several Occurrences which Naturally ...

James Fisher - Meditations - 1806 - 338 pages
...which brings to my recollection those beautiful lines of the celebrated Mr Gray : • " Full many a gem of purest ray serene, " The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear ; " And many a flower is born to blush unseen, " And waste its sweetness on the desert air." And is...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...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. Some village-Hampden, that...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1808
...sentiments to which every bosom returns an •cho." The best stanzas I think are— " 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 desart air." * For who to-dumb forgetfulness...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...Chill Penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul. Full many a gern 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...
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Memoirs of the Life and Character of the Late Rev. Cornelius Winter

1808 - 478 pages
...however destitute of external recommendation. Often wxmld he say — ; . : .: (. . • '•' Fufl many a gem of purest ray serene . The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear; < i Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, Arid waste its sweetness on the desert air." rf...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...unroll ; Chill Penury repress' d their noble rage, And froae 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 bora to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air. Some village Hampden, that...
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The Port Folio, Volume 1

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...connoisseurs, and whose works have excited the admiration of all who know them. HOVEY. 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. — GBAV. IT is but too...
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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool, Volume 1

1809
...connoisseurs, and whose works have excited the admiration of all who know them. HOVEY. 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. — GBAY. , IT is but too...
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