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" Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. "
The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ... - Page 88
by Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...the shrine of 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...life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. [42] After this verse, in Mr. Gray's first MS. of the Poem, were the four following:— The thoughtless...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...kindled at the Muse's 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 tenor of their way. let e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...metaphorically) the flattery which poets offer to those who live in splen-' dour. " Fw from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd...life, They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. ' ? Ignoble* — The poet justly calls the ufaal pursuits of ambition and avarice ignoble; that is,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...heap the shrine of 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...life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. [42] After this verse, in Mr. Gray's first MS. of the Poem, were the four following : — The thoughtless...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife , Their sober wishes never...cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect , Some frail memorial still erected...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...ftray ; Along the cool sequefter'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet e'en these bones, from insult to protect, "\ Some frail memorial still erected nigh, A With uncouth rhymes and fhapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. \? -....
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd...life They kept the noiseless tenour of their way. Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial, still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...heap the shrine of luxury and pride "With incense kindled at the muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd...sequester'd vale of life : They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected nigh,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...wishes never learn'd to stray j Along the cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet, ev'n these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigb, With uncough rhimes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...heap the shrine of luxury and pride "With incense kindled at the muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife , Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray ; Along the cool sequester'd Tale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones from insult to protect...
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