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" How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power,... "
The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland - Page 339
by Abraham Mills - 1851
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bovv'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - 1800 - 304 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, : : And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gaves Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1804 - 207 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ! How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty , all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour; The paths...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield] How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! . Let not Ambition...smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The 'vast of heraldy, the pomp of power, .and all that beauty, all that wealth e!er gave, Await alike th'...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke .How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour : The paths...
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Poétique anglaise

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - 1806
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave. Await alike th' inevitable hour : ' .M The paths...
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The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beanty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour: The paths of...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await ajrle th' inevitable hour, The paths of...
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