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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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A Memoir of the Reverend Alexander Waugh: With Selections from His ...

James Hay, Henry Belfrage - 1831 - 620 pages
...deference due to decency, to public opinion, that he should leave the world thus. It was unmanly — " For who to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing,...day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind?" If I could not leave the world in the elevation of Christian hope, let me, at least, leave it in the...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - 1832 - 95 pages
...and e!egy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. 80 For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing,...cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind ? On some fond breast, the parting soul relies;85 Some pious drops the closing eye requires ; Ev'n...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 pages
...sigh. Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd The place of fame and elegy supply : [Muse, 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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The Guide to Knowledge, Volume 1

William Pinnock - 1833
...been repaired in the jear 1759, by Safin's country men. "List, list, oh list!" " More last words." " For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing...day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind." To the Rev. the Rector and the worthy Churchwardens of the Parish of St. Dunstan's, Stepney, the humble...
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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - 1835 - 280 pages
...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...cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ? , t • • • i • On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton, Edward Young, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, William Collins - 1836 - 530 pages
...of a sigh. Their name.their years.spelt by the unlettered most, 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 lingering look behind ?...
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The County [afterw.] Country miscellany, ed. by H. Burgess

Henry Burgess (of Luton) - 1836
...proceeds; "Their name, their years, spelt by the unlettered 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, lingering look behind...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 pages
...nigh, Their names, their years, spelt by the unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply 5 And many a holy text around she strews—• That...Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing—lingering look behind...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...sigh. Their names, their years, spelt by the unlettered 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, lingering look behind...
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The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Hammersmith: Interspersed with ...

Thomas Faulkner - 1839 - 446 pages
...overlooked as a trifler, or as a labourer who has busied himself about nothing." " Operose nihil agenda." " For who to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing,...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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