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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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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

1826
...stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! Howbow'd the woodsbeneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition mock their...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 Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1827 - 446 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 pow'r, 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 ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 346 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 Pow'r, And all that Beauty, all that Wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 276 pages
...yield ; Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bowed 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...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1829 - 276 pages
...yield , Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let...wealth e'er gave, Await, alike, the inevitable hour j — The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye proud, impute to these the fault, If memory...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team a-fleld ! 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, c*er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour : The paths...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - 1832 - 95 pages
...Tbat heaven may be one Sabbath without end. 50 But now his steps a welcome sound recalls ; 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, Solemn, the knell from yonder ancient pile Fills...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 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...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 341 pages
...yield'; Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke'; How jocund0 did they drive their team a-field'! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke'....of the poor'. The boast of heraldry', the pomp of power', And all that beauty', all that wealth' . . e'er3 gave', Await', alike', the inevitable hour';...
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