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" Where Angels tremble while they gaze, He saw ; but blasted with excess of light. Closed his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder clothed,... "
Poems and Letters of Thomas Gray: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings - Page 470
by Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1820 - 527 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - 1777
...our hearts allow, And what Timotheus was, is Drydcn now. to CHARACTER OF DRYDEN. ; AH oot or ORAY'S. BEHOLD, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide...fields of glory bear, Two coursers of ethereal race, . CPaccWith necks in thunder clo.,th 'd, and long.resoundi ng Hark, hishands the lyre explore) 5 B.'ght-ey'd...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 6

Robert Dodsley - 1782
...the tbie . hg are nr ant to exprefs the ftatily march and founding energy of Drjdcn's rhymes. G. IH. 3. Hark, his hands the lyre explore! Bright-eyed Fancy hovering o'er , Scatters from her pi&ur'd uin ™ Thoughts, that breathe, and words, that burn * But ah! 'tis heard no more— Oh ! Lyre...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...i. 20, 26, 28. He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light [9], Clos'd his eyes in endless night (y), Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide...fields of Glory bear Two Coursers of ethereal race (z), With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long-resounding pace (a). III. 3. Hark, his hands the lyre...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 7

1799
...this country ? Gray gives a reprefentation of Faacf Your's,&c. LiBERHoMO. that feems quite original. Hark! his hands the lyre explore! > Bright-eyed Fancy hovering o'er Scatters from her piclur'd urn Thoughts, that breathe, and words, that burn. Progr. of Poefff There is fomething bold...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...sapphire blaze. He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light [9], Clos'd his eyes in endless night (y). Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide...fields of Glory bear Two Coursers of ethereal race (z), With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long-resounding pace (a). III. 3. Hark, his hands the lyre...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1804 - 207 pages
...J?ze*zWL20,2638. He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light [8], Clos'd his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide...fields of Glory bear Two Coursers of ethereal race y, With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long-resoundinj pace z. III. 3. Hark, his hands the lyre explore...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...hearts allow, And what Timotheus was, is Dryden now. CHARACTER OF DRYDEN. FROM GRAY'S PROGRESS OF POESY. BEHOLD, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide...With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long-resounding Hark, his hands the lyre explore ! [pace. Bright-eyed Fancy hovering o'er, Scatters from her pictur'd...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...tremble while they gaze, He saw, but blasted with excess of light, Clos'd his eyes in endless night, Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of etherial racet, With necks in thunder cloth' d+ and long resounding pace. III. 3. Hark ! his hands...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...Dryden. He, indeed, furnishes his car • with but two horses; but they are of " ethereal race :" " Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car, " Wide...coursers of ethereal race, " With necks in thunder cloath'd, and long resounding pace." Ode on the Progress of Potty. *B!e part of that poem. Much, no...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807
...characterise Dryden. He, indeed, furnishes his car with but two horses ; but they are of " ethereal race:" " Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car, " Wide...coursers of ethereal race, '• With necks in thunder cloath'd, and long resounding pace." Ode <m ttt fr<$mt efften. " With secret course, which no loud...
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