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" Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre ; But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page Rich with the spoils of time did ne'er... "
THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COLINS, THOMAS GRAY AND OLIVER GOLDSMITH - Page 59
by EPES SARGENT - 1860
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Poems on various subjects: selected to enforce the practice of virtue, and ...

E Tomkins - English poetry - 1817 - 260 pages
...laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands that the rod of empire might have sway '<!, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre. But Knowledge to their eyes her ampler page Rich with the spoils of time did ne'er unroll ; Chill Penury repress'd tlieir noble rage,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands, that the rod of empire might have sway'd, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre : But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page Rich with the spoils of Time did ne'er unroll; Chill Penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - Fore-edge painting - 1825 - 2 pages
...frown." Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid 45 Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands, that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked...living lyre : But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page Rich with the spoils of Time did ne'er unroll; 50 Chill Penury repressed their noble rage, And...
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The Poetical Works

Thomas Gray - Presses, Issues of - 1826 - 134 pages
...It Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands, that the rod of empire might have sway'd, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre : But knowledge to their eyes her ample page Rich with the spoils of time did ne'er unroll ; Chill penury repress'd their noble rage, And froze...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 1

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1826
...laid Some heart, once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands, that the rod of empire might have svvay'd Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre. But knowledge to their eyes her anple page, Rich with the spoils of Time, did ne'er unroll ; Chill Penury repress'd their noble rage,...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers and speakers - 1828 - 276 pages
...mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, . Or flattery sooth the dull, cold ear of death ? Perhaps in this neglected...living lyre. But knowledge to their eyes her ample page, Rich with the spoils of time did ne'er unrol Chill penury repressed their noble rage, And froze...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull, cold ear of death ? Perhaps, in this neglected spot, is laid Hands, that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked to ecstasy the living lyre: Some heart, once pregnant with celestial fire; But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page, Rich with...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the duH, cold ear of death ? Perhaps, in this neglected spot,...living lyre : But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page, Rich with the spoils of time, did ne'er unrol ; Chill Penury repressed their noble rage, And...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Rev. Andrew Fuller

John Webster Morris - Baptists - 1830 - 320 pages
...sympathy ? " Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked...living lyre. But knowledge to their eyes her ample page, Rich with the spoils of time, did ne'er unroll ; Chill penury repressed their noble rage, And...
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Tales: National and Revolutionary

Catherine Read Williams - 1830
...&c. " Perhaps in this inglorious spot is laid " A heart once pregnant with celestial fire, " Hands that the rod of empire might have swayed, " Or waked to ecstasy the livinff lyre." * * * * * * * * * * * * * -" Some mute, inglorious Milton here may rest, " Some Cromwell,...
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