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" Await alike the inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault, If memory o'er their tomb no trophies raise, Where through the long-drawn aisle and fretted vault The pealing anthem swells the note... "
Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts - Side 22
redigeret af - 1847
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Old Humphrey's Walks in London and Its Neighbourhood

Old Humphrey - 1799 - 355 sider
...apply the oftenquoted, but heart-searching inquiry :— " Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath * Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery sooth the dull cold ear of death ?' For if these things cannot prolong, for a moment, the life that...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Bind 12

1801
...the Monthly Visitor. THOUGHTS ON MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can honour's...dust, Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ? THE Elegy of Gray (from which I have here quoted a verse, as a kind of motto) is universally admired...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1802 - 115 sider
...pe.al, means properly a succession of loud founds. " Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to it's mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honour's voice provoke the. silent dust ? : . Or flattery sooth the dull, cold ear of Death ) } Storiedt — embossed with figures, representing some history...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...their tomb.no trophies raise, Where thro' the long-drawn aisle and fretted vault, The pealing anthern swells the note of praise. , Can storied urn or animated...Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery sooth the dull cold ear of Death? Perhaps in this neg'ected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with...
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Mallet, Akenside, Gray, Lyttelton, Moore, Cawthorne, Churchill, Falconer ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...paia 'I giorno piangcr, die si muore. Dante. Purgat, 1. 3, Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's...dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death ? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands, that...
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A Criticism of the Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

John Young - 1810 - 148 sider
...vault, The pealing anthem swells the note of praise. XI. Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust ? Or flattery sooth the dull cold ear of death ? XII. Perhaps, in this neglected spot, is laid Some heart once pregnant...
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The Military [afterw.] Royal military panorama or Officer's companion, Bind 3

1813
...JOHN PBINCE SMITH, Esq. Barrister at Law. ** Can storied urn, or animated bust, " Back to its mansión call the fleeting breath? ""' Can honour's voice provoke...dust? " Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ?" JNío ! — This sad pile Mackinnon's worth records; I~Iere grateful nations heap their last rewards...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 300 sider
...praise. .Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honor's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ? Perhaps, in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands that...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - 1817 - 260 sider
...the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour ; The paths of glory...dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands that the...
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Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ...

Pierce Egan - 1819 - 329 sider
...preserved a: spotless character. • . r "' .''J Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansions call the fleeting breath ? • Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, ,| ! Or flatt'ry soothe the dull cold ear of death? The CHURCHYARD is also worthy of a visit, to view the family-vault,...
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