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... once pregnant with celestial fire ; Or wak'd to ecstasy the living lyre . XIII . Rich with the spoils of Time , did. Hands , that the rod of empire might have sway'd , But Knowledge , to their eyes , her ample page.
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Rich with the spoils of Time , did ne'er unroll ; Chill Penury repress'd their noble rage , And froze the genial current of the soul . WEW rLiL LIBRA ASTO01EROX ANC TIL பாராக XIV . The. But Knowledge , to their eyes , her ample ...
The threats of pain and ruin to despise ; To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land , And read their history in a nation's eyes , . : XVII . Their growing virtues , but their. Th ' applause of listening senates to command ; Their lot forbad ...
Thomas Gray John Martin. ELS ! ^ 1 XXIII . Some pious drops the closing eye requires ;
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Reprint of what may once have been one of the most familiar poems in English from the 18th century. At a time when few could read in England, one of its most educated sons, and the companion of Horace ... Read full review