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" Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er... "
Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ... - Page 385
1903 - 1158 pages
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...Elegy. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...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; Ev'n from the...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 304 pages
...of'a sigh. Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...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, Ev'n from the...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th" unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...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 ?...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1802 - 115 pages
..... , " Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletlcr'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind ? XXI. The poet seems here to have finished the reflections that at first occurred to him from the...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1804 - 207 pages
...a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...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 ; No more,...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...-. . Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse. The place of fame, and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resiga'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling' ring look behind?...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th* unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply, And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...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 from...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

1806 - 304 pages
...sigh, H 145 Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...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, Ev'n from the...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...sigh. Theiç name, their years , spelt by th' unlettered muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews , That teach...who , to dumb forgetfulness a prey , This pleasing ajaxious.beiag e'er resign'd. Sur de rians climats répande l'abondance , ; , Dans les yeux des humains...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...holy text around she strews, That irai.h the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulntss a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd,...day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind! On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires; For thee who,...
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