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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 Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

Poetical common-place book - 1822 - 388 pages
...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, Even from...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...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...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 1

Lindley Murray - 1823
...melancholy reigns. In the succeeding lines, the sound of the verse is made to imitate reluctance of mind. For who to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing,...day, , Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind ? We have now given sufficient openings into this subject : a moderate acquaintance with good writers,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 pages
...a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletterM 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'erfresign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day ; Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind...
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The poetical works of Collins, Gray and Beattie: with lord Byron's English ...

William Collins - 1824 - 446 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...resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind 7 On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unlettcr'd Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply : oughts pursue With wonder, and could love, so lively...shape hath pour'd. Ah gentie pair! ye little think day, Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some...
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Œuvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...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...forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign' d, S'ils n'ont pas des destins affronté la menace, Fait tonner au Sénat leur éloquente audace,...
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The Actor's Budget: Consisting of Monologues, Prologues, Epilogues, and ...

William Oxberry - 1824 - 379 pages
...a sigh. Their name, their years spelt by th' unjetter'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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1825 - 372 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...day ; Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind r On some fond breast the parting soul relies ; * ' Some pious drops the closing eye requires ; */...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 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 ere resign'd, Left the. warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling' ring look behind...
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