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" Nor e'en thy virtues, tyrant, shall avail To save thy secret soul from nightly fears, From Cambria's curse, from Cambria's tears... "
The Anti-Gallican, Or, Standard of British Loyalty, Religion, and Liberty - Page 176
1803
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Macbeth. King John

William Shakespeare - 1788
...have formed the first stanza of his celebrated ode : " Ruin seize thee, ruthless king ! " Confusion on thy banners wait ! " Though fann'd by conquest's crimson wing, " They mock the air in idle state." MALONE. So. Away then, with good courage ; yet I know, Our party may well meet a proudzr...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1799
...have no previous narration to lead you to it. The two next lines in that Ode are, I think, very good : "Though fann'd by conquest's crimson wing, They mock the air with idle state'.'" Here let it be observed, that although his opinion of Gray's poetry was widely different from mine,...
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Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1799
...have no previous narration to lead you to it. The two next lines in that Ode are, I think, very good : "Though fann'd by conquest's crimson wing, They mock the air with idle state'." ' Here let it be observed, that although his opinion of Gray's poetry was widely different from mine,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...previous narration to lead you to it. The two next lines in that Ode are, I think, very good : ' Though fann'd by conquest's crimson wing, ' They mock the air with idle state."1 Here let it be observed, that although his opinion of Gray's poetry was widely different from...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...be put to death.] I. 1. UIN seize thee, ruthless King [1] ! " Confusion on thy banners wait; i( Tho* fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing, " They mock the air with idle state (e). [1] " The Bard" (says Johnson) appears, at the first view, to be, as ** Algarotti and others have...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...put to death.] I. 1. "R.UIN seize thee, ruthless Ring [12]! " Confusion on thy banners wait; te Tho' fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing, " They mock the air with idle state (e). [II] " The Bard" (says Johnson) appears, at the first view, to be, as " Algarotti and others have...
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The Anti-Gallican: Or, Standard of British Loyalty, Religion and Liberty ...

1904 - 496 pages
...it beats backwards and forwards, My head it runs round-y, round-jv THE NUMBER VI. BRITANNIA. .JttUIN seize thee, Consul King, Destruction on thy banners...pride Of Bonaparte" scatter'd wild dismay, As Albion's tow'rir.p clifis in wrath he ey'd, And vow'd to mark with blood his vengeful way. Massena stood aghast...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1804 - 207 pages
...formal ushering-in of the speaker, " is unfortified against the impressions of his poetical " Tho' fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing, " They mock the air with idle state e. " Helm, nor Hauberk's twisted mail /, " Nor e'en thy virtues, Tyrant, shall avail " To save thy...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...( deatk. I. 1. ' TJ UIN seize tbee> ruthless KinsJ t JTV Confusion on thy banners wait; * Tlio' fann'd by conquest's crimson wing, * They mock the air with idle state*. * Helm nor haubeik'st twisted mail, * Nor e'en thy virtues, tyrant! shall avail ' To save thy secret...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...BARD. PINDARIC . I. l. ' -LVUIN seize thee, ruthless King! ' Confusion on thy hanners wait, ' Tho' fann'd by Conquest's crimson wing ' They mock the air with idle state. ' Helm, nor f Hauberk's twisted mail, ' Nor e'en thy virtues, Tyrant, shall avail ' To save thy secret...
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