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" How modest, kindly, all-accomplish'd, wise, With what sublime repression of himself, And in what limits, and how tenderly ; Not swaying to this faction or to that; Not making his high place the lawless perch Of wing'd ambitions, nor a vantageground For... "
A Vindication: Burns, Excise Officer and Poet - Page 12
by John Sinton - 1897 - 64 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 186

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1897
...tortuous and bloodstained politics of Italy. ' Not swaying to this faction, or to that ; Not making his high place the lawless perch Of winged ambitions, nor a vantage ground For pleasure ; ' sings Tennyson. But this is precisely what the Popes of that period did. The Pontiffs who filled...
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Addresses on the Death of Hon. James A. Pearce Dekuvered in the Senate and ...

1863
...faction or to that; Not making his high place the lawless perch Of winged ambitions, nor a vantage-ground For pleasure; but through all this tract of years Wearing the white flower of a blameless life, Before a thousand peering littlenesses. ******** Who dares foreshadow for an only son A lovelier life,...
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The Christian ambassador, ed. by C.C. McKechnie, Volume 5

Colin Campbell M'Kechnie - 1867
...making his high place the lawless perch Of winged ambitions nor a vantage-ground For pleasure; but thro' all this tract of years Wearing the white flower of a blameless life, Before a thousand peering littlenesses, In that fierce light which beats upon a throne, And blackens...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek ..., Volume 2

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864
...his high place the lawless perch of wing'd ambitions, nor a vantage-ground for pleasure; but thro' all this tract of years wearing the white flower of a blameless life, before a thousand peering littlenesses, in that fierce light which beats upon a throne, and blackens...
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The Sunday Book of Poetry

Cecil Frances Alexander - Children's poetry, English - 1865 - 335 pages
...swaying to this faction, or to that ; Not making his high place the lawless perch Of wing'd ambition, nor a vantage ground For pleasure ; but through all...years Wearing the white flower of a blameless life, Before a thousand peering littlenesses, In that fierce light which beats upon a throne, And blackens...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 2

1865
...or to that; ,, Not making his high place the lawless perch Of winged ambitions, cor a vantage-ground For pleasure ; but through all this tract of years Wearing the white flower of tt blameless life Before a thousand peering littlenesses. Laborious for our people and our poor; Voice...
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John Cassell's illustrated history of England. The text, to the ..., Volume 9

Cassell, ltd - 1865
...hia high place the lawless perch Of wing'd ambitions, nor a vantage ground For pleasure; but thro' all this tract of years Wearing the white flower of a blameless life, Before a thousand peering littlenesses, In that fierce light which beats upou a throne, And blackens...
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Illustrated Life, Services, Martyrdom, and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln ...

David Brainerd Williamson - Presidents - 1865 - 285 pages
...himself, And in what limits and how tenderly. Whose glory was redressing human wrongs ; Not making his high place the lawless perch Of winged ambitions, nor a vantage ground Of pleasure. But through all this tract of years, Wearing the white flower of a blameless life.' "...
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Drafts on My Memory: Being Men I Have Known, Things I Have Seen ..., Volume 2

Lord William Pitt Lennox - 1866
...himself, And in what limits, and how tenderly ; Not swaying to this faction or to that; Not making his high place the lawless perch Of winged ambitions,...years Wearing the white flower of a blameless life, f Before a thousand peering littlenesses, In that fierce light which beats upon a throne." TUB END....
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Idyls of the King

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - Arthurian romances - 1866 - 178 pages
...his high place the lawless perch Of wing'd ambitions, nor a vantage-ground For pleasure ; but thro' all this tract of years Wearing the white flower of a blameless life, Before a thousand peering littlenesses, In that fierce light which beats upon a throne, And blackens...
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