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" Tis folly to be wise. HYMN TO ADVERSITY DAUGHTER of Jove, relentless power, Thou tamer of the human breast, Whose iron scourge and torturing hour The bad affright, afflict the best ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught to taste of pain,... "
Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry - Page 460
1782
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 15

1753
...tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly grone, With pangs unfclt before, unpity'd and alón. \Vhen firft thy fire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'uly birth, And bade to form her infant-mind. Stern rugged nurft ! thy rigid lore With patknce...
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 22

1753
...pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfclt before, unpitied and alone. When lirrt thy lire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly birth, And bad to form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore With patience...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755
...Tamer of the human breaft, Whofe iron fcourge and tort'ring hour The Bad affright, afflia the Beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The Proud are taught...of pain, And purple tyrants vainly groan With pangs uni-ck before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child,...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758
...Tamer of the human breaft, Whofe iron fcourge and tort'ring hour The Bad affright, afflift the Beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The Proud are taught...unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1758
...Tamer of the human breaft, Whofe iron fcourge and tort'ring hour The Bad affright, afflift the Beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The Proud are taught...unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And...
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The London Magazine, Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer, Volume 22

1753
...of the hum. breaft, Whofe iron fcourge and tort'ring hour The bad affr.gV.t, affKift the beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The proud are taught...tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied ,ina alone. When firft thy fire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling child, defign'd, To thee he gave...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765
...Tamer of the human breaft, Whofe iron fcourge and tort'ring hour The Bad affright, afflict the Beft ! Bound in thy adamantine chain The Proud are taught...unfelt before, unpitied and alone. When firft thy Sire ,to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - 1765
...of the human breaft, Whofe iron fcourge and tort'ring hour The Bad affright, afflift the Beft { Bound in thy adamantine chain The Proud are taught to tafte of pain, And purple tyrants vainly grcan With pan^s unfelt before, unpitied and alone. ' - " ' When When firft thy Sire to fend on earth...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

1765
...pain, And purple tyrants vainly grcan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And bade to form her infant mind. Stern rugged nurfe ! thy rigid lore With patience...
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Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1768 - 119 pages
...hour, The Bad affright, afflift the Beft! Bound in thy adamantine chain The Proud are taught to tafle of pain, And purple Tyrants vainly groan With pangs unfelt before, unpitied and alone When firft thy Sire to fend on earth Virtue, his darling Child, defign'd, To thee he gave the heav'nly Birth, And...
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