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" Extremes are only in the master's mind. Stern o'er each bosom Reason holds her state, With daring aims irregularly great. Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by, Intent on high designs — a thoughtful band,... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ... - Page 438
by James Boswell - 1833
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ...

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1786 - 552 pages
...daring aims irregularly great, Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by, Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band,...Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True to imagin'd right, above control, While ev'n the peasant boasts these rights to scan, And learns to venerate...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 3-4

John Bell - English poetry - 1789 - 416 pages
...daring aims irregularly great, Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by, Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band,...Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True to imagin'd right, above control, While even the peasant boasts these rights to scan, And learns to venerate...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry ...

John Bell - English poetry - 1789 - 202 pages
...great, Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by, Intent OB high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms unfashion'd,...Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True to imagin'd right, above control, While even the peasant boasts these rights to scan, And learns to venerate...
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The Poems of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1800 - 192 pages
...daring aims irregularly great; Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band,...Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True to imagin'd right, above control ; While e'en the peasant boasts these rights to scan, And learns to venerate...
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Poems by Goldsmith and Parnell

Oliver Goldsmith - 1804 - 114 pages
...aims irregularly great ; Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band,...soul, True to imagined right, above control ; While e'en the peasant boasts these rights to scan, And learns to venerate himself as man. Thine, freedom,...
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Letters from France, in 1802, Volume 2

Henry Redhead Yorke - France - 1804 - 416 pages
...aims irregularly great ; Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band,...Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True to imagin'd right, above controul ; \\hile e'en the peasant boasts these rights to scan, And learns to...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life ...

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1805 - 266 pages
...aims irregularly great : Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band,...Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True to imagin'd right, above control, While e'en the peasant boasts these rights to scan, And learns to venerate...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 248 pages
...pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms unfashion'd fresh from Nature's band, Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True to...rights to scan, And learns to venerate himself as man. Thine, Freedom, thine the blessings pictur'd hYe, Thine are those charms that dazzle and endear;...
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The Stranger; Or, the New Man of Feeling. [The Dedication Signed: J. C*********.

J. C. - 1806 - 156 pages
...aims irregularly great ; Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band,...Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True to imagin'd right, above controul, While even the peasant boasts these rights to scan, And learns to venerate...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 502 pages
...aims irregularly great ; Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band,...native hardiness of soul, True to imagined right above controul, While even the peasant boasts these rights to scan, And learns to venerate himself as man....
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