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" How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power.... "
New National Third Reader - Page 434
by Charles Joseph Barnes - 1884 - 240 pages
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afiekl! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful rtoil , Their homely joys , and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile , The short...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 400 pages
...usual toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, . The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp Cf pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, ' Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beanty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour: The paths of...
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The muses' bower, embellished with the beauties of English poetry, Volume 3

English poetry - 1809
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await ajrle th' inevitable hour, The paths of...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their teams afield! How bo'w'd k, and trembles as he walks! Each lock and ev'ry bolt he tries, I n ev'ry creek a Their homely joys and destiny obscure i Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile. The short and simple...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 638 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 734 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ! How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiuy obscure; Kur Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, « Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and...
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Mallet, Akenside, Gray, Lyttelton, Moore, Cawthorne, Churchill, Falconer ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscurej Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short ami simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that weal.h e'er gave, •wait alike th' inevitable hour, The paths...
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