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" For who, to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind... "
The Pocket magazine of classic and polite literature. [Continued as] The ... - Page 43
1822
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...teach the rustic Moralist to die. For who, to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ? Hark I how the sacred calm, that breathes around, Bids every fierce tumultuous passion cease...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 pages
...stick moralist to ilie\ For who', to dumb forgetfulness a prey', This pleasing', anxious being e'erd resigned'; Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day', Nor cast one longing', ling'ring look behind'? On some fund breast the parting soul relies'; Some pious drops the closing eye requires';...
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A Pilgrim's Reliquary

Thomas Henry White - Europe - 1845 - 448 pages
...Bard of the Village churchyard said 0 ! who to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ! But these doomed wretches had not a moment allowed to look back upon the bright sunshine they...
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A Pilgrim's Reliquary

Thomas Henry White - Europe - 1845 - 448 pages
...Bard of the Village churchyard said 0 ! who to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ! But these doomed wretches had not a moment allowed to look back upon the bright sunshine they...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 384 pages
...form, and doth the body moke. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'ei resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind * On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires : Ev*n...
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The New Pictorial & Illustrated Family Magazine, Established for ..., Volume 3

1846
...prize the boon of being : — " For who, to dull forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind I" But the love of life has its limits as well as its uses. It may be vanquished ; it may be...
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Physician and Patient; Or, A Practical View of the Mutual Duties, Relations ...

Worthington Hooker - Medical ethics - 1849 - 453 pages
...thousand objects of endearment. " For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind?" It is well that the hope of recovery should occasionally light up in cases which are certain...
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Report of the proceedings and speeches at the great public meeting ... 26th ...

National association for the protection of British industry and capital - 1849
...The poet has beautifully asked, " For who to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resigned Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind ?" Throughout all creation there are only two beings who can surrender their existence without...
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The North American Miscellany, Volume 2

1851
...to such it is a condition not entirely free from dread. "For who, to dumh forgotfulnesa a prey, Thie pleasing, anxious heing e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind ?" Few can think of the dissolution of the body, of...
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PSYCHOLOGY, OF ELEMENTS OF A NEW SYSTEM OF MENTAL PHILOSOPHY. ON THE BASIS ...

S.S. SCHMUCKER D.D. - 1855
...Grey, we may confidently inquire, " For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resigned; Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind 1" This love of life leads us to a proper care of our health, and to all necessary acts of self-defence...
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