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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 ... Richard Furness [ed.] with a sketch of his life by ...

Richard Furness - 1858
...have many blessings for which I ought to "be extremely thankful: — ' For who to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious heing e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, lingering look hehind.' " In the same letter, the poet mentions symptoms...
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Repetition and reading book, selections by C. Bilton

Charles Bilton - 1866
...teach the rustic moralist to dies 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 ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires ; E'en...
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The Antiquarian Magazine & Bibliographer, Volume 4

Archaeology - 1883
...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 ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires ; E'en...
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Self-consciousness of Noted Persons

Ability - 1887 - 187 pages
...NOTED PERSONS OF NOTED PERSONS " 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 ?" GtomptleU in Eefeutt flours BY GRAY JUSTIN S. MORRILL BOSTON TICKNOR AND COMPANY 1887 Copyright,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray, English and Latin: Ed. with an ...

Thomas Gray - 1891 - 319 pages
...teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb Forgetf ulness 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 ? 88 On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires...
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Gray's Poems: Ed. with Introd. & Notes

Thomas Gray - 1891 - 148 pages
...many a holy text around she strews, 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 ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires ; 90...
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Truman Marcellus Post,D.D.: A Biography, Personal and Literary

Truman Augustus Post - Congregational churches - 1891 - 507 pages
...philosophy Nature still exclaims : — Ah, 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? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires ; E'en...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray: English and Latin

Thomas Gray - Engelse digkuns - 1894 - 319 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? 88 On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires ;...
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Prisoner of France: The Memoirs, Diary and Correspondence of Charles Boothby

Charles Boothby - Peninsular War, 1807-1814 - 1898 - 282 pages
...loves and is beloved in the world. 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 ? I demanded of the surgeon if danger were to be apprehended from delay. He answered that the...
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Seraphita

Honoré de Balzac - 1898 - 275 pages
...experiencing reluctance and sadness. " 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? " • or, as the poet of" The Light of Asia" puts a like thought: " Sorrow is Shadow to life,...
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