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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 resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor... "
The Metropolitan - Page 229
1845
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...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...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 the...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...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...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 the...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1800
...strews That teach the rustic moralist to die. 84 For who to dumb Forgetfulness a prey This plea-ing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring-Iook behind ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies. Some pious drops the closing eye...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...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 resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ?...
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The beauties of English poetry, or A collection of poems extracted from the ...

English poetry - 1801
...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 resign'd , JLeftthe warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ? On some...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...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...cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind ? XXI. The poet seems here to have finished the reflections that at first occurred to him from the...
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The Aonian Banquet, Or, A Selection of Poems of Acknowledged Merit

English poetry - 1803 - 268 pages
...cleck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, 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, Some pious drops the closing eye requires : Ev'n from...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...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...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 ; No more,...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...dumb foreetfulness a prey, TI • i • T • i • ii ims pleasing anxious being e er resign'u , Left the warm precincts of the 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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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumh forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious heing e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, lingering look hehind ' On some fond hreast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the clo&ing eye...
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