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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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1850 - 429 pages
...sigh. Their names, th^r years, spelled by the unlettered MOM, 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, lingavng look...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 395 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...forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing, anxious being e'er resigned, On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires ;...
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The illustrated London reading book

1851 - 264 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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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1851 - 429 pages
...sigh. Their names, their years, spelled by the unlettered iluae, 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, lingemg look behind...
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Poems for Young People

William Chambers - 1851 - 173 pages
...a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by the unlettered Muse, The space 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 Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 pages
...sigh. 9 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...
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The Well Wrought Urn: Studies in the Structure of Poetry

Cleanth Brooks, Paul Rand - 1975 - 300 pages
...unletter'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews, That each the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb Forgetfulness...being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the chearful day, Nor cast one longing lingring look behind? On some fond breast the parting soul relies,...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - 1992 - 210 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; E'en from the...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 pages
...sigh. 80 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...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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The Anxiety of Influence: A Theory of Poetry

Harold Bloom, Prof. Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities Harold Bloom - 1997 - 157 pages
...a sigh. 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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