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" He gain'd from heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose,) The bosom of his Father and his God. "
Poetical Works - Page 62
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
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Ma patrie est au ciel: leven en werk van Willem Emmery de Perponcher ...

Francis Bulhof - Authors, Dutch - 1993 - 256 pages
...Fortune and to Fame unknown. Fair Science frown'd not on his humble birth, And Melancholy mark'd him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,...recompense as largely send: He gave to Mis'ry all hè had, a tear, He gain'd from Heav'n ('t was all hè wish'd) a friend. No farther seek his merits...
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 395 pages
...gave to Misery all he had, a tear, He gained from Heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose,) The bosom of his Father and his God. 在世不得志,...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...birth. And Melancholy marked him for her own. 120 Large was his bounty and his soul sincere, Heaven did a recompense as largely send: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gained from Heav'n ('twas all he wished) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw...
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Political and Social Essays

Louisa Susanna Cheves McCord - History - 1995 - 510 pages
...senator (1879—91). 11. Thomas Gray, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," ll. 1 25—28: "No farther seek his merits to disclose, / Or draw his frailties from their dread abode / (There they alike in trembling hope repose), / The bosom of his Father and his God." Appendix...
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Telepathy

Sidney A. Weltmer - Telepathy - 1996 - 80 pages
...to uisery all he had — a tear; He gained from Heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend.. "No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike- in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God." When man...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...Fortune and to Fame unknown. Fair Science frowned not on his humble birth, And Melancholy marked him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely send: He ¿ave to Mis'ry all be bad, a tear, He gained, from Heav'n ('twas all...
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Rereading Russian Poetry

Stephanie Sandler - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 365 pages
...mark 'd him for her own. 1 2.0 Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely send: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear,...gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, 125 Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they...
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Blake's Water-colours for the Poems of Thomas Gray: With Complete Texts

William Blake - Art - 2000 - 128 pages
...him for her own. Large was his bounty, and his foul fmcere, Heav'n did a recompence as largely fend: He gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear, He gain'd from Heav'n, 'twas all he wifh'd, a Friend. No farther feek his merits to difclofe, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode,...
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The Company of the Creative: A Christian Reader's Guide to Great Literature ...

David L. Larsen - Religion - 639 pages
...of the kind of earthly memorial he would like, does suggest an acceptance of God's will.1 No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God. Many modern...
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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

Ambrose Bierce - Humor - 2010 - 440 pages
...last stanza of "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" (1751) by Thomas Gray (1716-71): No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose) The bosom of his Father and his God. See "Elegy"...
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