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" Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. "
The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ... - Page 84
by Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, : : And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gaves Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield] How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! . Let not Ambition...smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The 'vast of heraldy, the pomp of power, .and all that beauty, all that wealth e!er gave, Await alike th'...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - English poetry - 1806
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition...wealth e'er gave. Await alike th' inevitable hour : ' .M The paths of glory lead but to the grava. Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault, If meoi'ry...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...useful toil, Their homely joys, and desliny ohscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th'inevitable hour; The paths of...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn E»k>be has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afiekl! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful rtoil , Their homely joys , and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile , The short...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...usual toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, . The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp Cf pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, ' Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await ajrle th' inevitable hour, The paths of...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their teams afield! How bo'w'd k, and trembles as he walks! Each lock and ev'ry bolt he tries, I n ev'ry creek a Their homely joys and destiny obscure i Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile. The short and simple...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, « Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and...
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