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" Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply: And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor... "
A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ... - Page 600
by Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 776 pages
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...itself to him. Mr. Mason thinks the third of these rejected stanzas equal to any in the whole Elegy. Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse,...Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind?...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of...Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resigned, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ?...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...[deck'd, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture Implores the passing tribute of'a sigh. Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place...forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind?...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. xx. ; .. , " Their name, their years, spelt by th' unletlcr'd muse, The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many...forgetfulness a prey» This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...bones, from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and (hapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of...forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind)...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...bones from insult to protect Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of...Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ?...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their names , their years , spelt by th' unletler'd Muse , The place of fame and elegy supply ; And many...teach, the rustic moralist to die. For -who, to dumb foreetfulness a prey, TI • i • T • i • ii ims pleasing anxious being e er resign'u , Left the...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Didactic poetry, English - 1804 - 256 pages
...deck'd Implores the passing trihute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt hy th' uuletter'd Mu«» The place of Fame and Elegy supply : And many a holy...That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumh forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious heing e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh, H 145 Their names, their years, spelt by th' unletter'd Muse, The place...forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind?...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...sculpture deck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. Their name, their years, spelt by th* unlettered Muse, The place of fame and elegy supply, And many...Forgetfulness a prey This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ?...
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