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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 Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...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...being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the chearful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies,...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - 1808
...many a flower is born to blush unseen, " And waste its sweetness on the desart air." * For who to-dumb forgetfulness a prey' " This pleasing anxious being...day, " Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind." The former of these Mr. Gray has himself imitated, and I think improved in his Installation Ode—...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...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 ; E'en from...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809
...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; Ev'n...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...holy text around she itrewi, That teach the rutitic moraliit to die. For who, to dumb forget fulness 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 tlie closing eye requires : FV'IJ from...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...erected nigh, Their names, their years, spelt by th'unletter'dM use, 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...
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Rights of God, Written for the Benefit of Man: Or, the Impartiality of ...

Thomas Branagan - 1812 - 360 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 resign 'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind?...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 300 pages
...a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by the unletter'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by l.li' unletter'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach...anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts ot the cheerful day, Nor 1 cast one longing, ling'ring, look behind ? H 3 On some fond breast the parting...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pages
...bray'd , Horrible discord ; and the madding wheels Of brazen fury rag'd. Sound, Imitating Reluctance. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing,...day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind? SECTION VI. PARAGRAPHS OF GRIATER LENGTH. Connubial Affection. THE love that cheers life's latest stage,...
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