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" Tis madness to resist or blame The face of angry heaven's flame ; And if we would speak true, Much to the Man is due Who, from his private gardens, where He lived reserved and austere (As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot) Could by industrious... "
The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion - Page 179
edited by - 1841
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1002 pages
...laurels blast. Tis madness to resist or blame The face of angry Heaven's flame, And if we would speak ful days ; And join with the triumphant sainte, That...is dim ; But 'tis enough that Christ knows all, An ruiii the great work of time, And cast the Kingdoms old Into another mould. Though Justice against...
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English Odes

1881 - 259 pages
...laurels blast. "Pis madness to resist or blame The face of angry heaven's flame ; And if we would speak true, Much to the Man is due, Who, from his private...plot To plant the bergamot), Could by industrious valour climb To ruin the great work of time, And cast the Kingdoms old Into another mould. Tho' Justice...
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English odes, selected by E.W. Gosse

sir Edmund William Gosse - 1881
...lived reserved and austere (As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot), Could by industrious valour climb To ruin the great work of time, And cast the Kingdoms old Into another mould. Tho' Justice against Fate complain, And plead the ancient Rights in vain — But those do hold or break,...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1882 - 862 pages
...laurels blast. "Tis madness to resist or blame The face of angry heaven's flame ; And, if we would speak true, Much to the man is due, Who, from his private...the great work of time, And cast the kingdoms old Though justice against fate complain, And plead the ancient rights in vain — But those do hold or...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 2

Matthew Arnold - 1882
...laurels blast. Tis madness to resist or blame The force of angry heaven's flame ; And if we would speak true, Much to the man is due, Who from his private...highest plot To plant the bergamot, Could by industrious valour climb To ruin the great work of Time, And cast the kingdoms old, Into another mould. Though...
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The Course of Empire: Outlines of the Chief Political Changes in the History ...

1883 - 459 pages
...conscience from the paw Of hireling wolves, whose gospel is their maw. MILTON. And if we would speak true, Much to the man is due, Who from his private...Time, And cast the kingdoms old Into another mould. What field of all the civil war, Where his were not the deepest scar! And Hampton shows what part He...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: And Selections from My Favourite Poets and ...

Mary Russell Mitford - 1883 - 516 pages
...inglorious arts of peace, But through adventurous war Urg6d his active star : * * * * And if we would speak true, Much to the man is due, Who from his private...austere, (As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot), Coultl by industrious valour climb To win the greatest work of Time, And cast the kingdoms old Into...
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Chaucer to Burns

William James Linton - 1883
...resist or blame The face of heavens angry flame ; And, if we would speak true, Much to the man is due, He lived reserved and austere (As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot), Could by industrious valour climb To ruin the great work of Time, And cast the kingdoms old Into another mould. Though Justice...
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Chaucer to Burns

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - 1883
...lived reserved and austere (As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot), Could by industrious valour climb To ruin the great work of Time, And cast the kingdoms old Into another mould. Though Justice against Fate complain, And plead the ancient rights in vain : But those do hold or break...
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Atheism in Philosophy: And Other Essays

Frederic Henry Hedge - 1884 - 390 pages
...or rather history would not have presented it at all, had he never left, — " His private garden, where He lived, reserved and austere, As if his highest plot To plant the bergamot." But, on the other hand, only a character such as Cromwell's was in its native quality, could have filled...
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