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" Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's... "
Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ... - Página 211
por Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 páginas
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - 1998 - 360 páginas
...Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes...flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife. Their sober wishes never learned to stray; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless...
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Rereading Russian Poetry

Stephanie Sandler - 1999 - 365 páginas
...Forbad to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, 70 Or heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Along the cool...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - 2000 - 718 páginas
...Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes...and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. (PTG 12.7-30) The resignation of Gray's speaker in the face of such seeming 'inequities' lies at the...
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A Sherwood Bonner Sampler, 1869-1884: What a Bright, Educated, Witty, Lively ...

Katherine Sherwood Bonner McDowell - 2000 - 451 páginas
...CVfliW/(1874) and the earlier "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," by Thomas Gray: "Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife / Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray; / Along the cool sequester'd vail of life / They kept the noiseless tenor of their way" (st. 19). 4. Matthew 23:24: Jesus, lecturing...
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - 2001 - 344 páginas
...Forbad to wade through Slaughter to a Throne, And shut the Gates of Mercy on Mankind, The struggling Pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the Blushes...Flame. Far from the madding Crowd's ignoble Strife, Their sober Wishes never learn 'd to stray; Along the cool sequester'd Vale of Life They kept the noiseless...
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - 2001 - 298 páginas
...The gentleman-poet moralizes about the lives of poor laborers he did not know: Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd...cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. (lines 73-76) But the laborers turn the tables on him, viewing him as a man who...
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Osler's "a Way of Life" and Other Addresses, with Commentary and Annotations

Sir William Osler - 2001 - 378 páginas
...Thomas Gray, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," line 70. The exact quotation is: The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame. 9. William Wordsworth, "Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood," stanza...
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Awatere: A Soldier's Story

Arapeta Awatere - 2003 - 498 páginas
...weather, and its people! Thomas Gray portrayed the feeling of the place when he said: Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd...cool sequester'd vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. ' Most of the land was owned by the Maaori population; some of it was leased to...
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The Narratological Analysis of Lyric Poetry: Studies in English Poetry from ...

Peter Hühn, Jens Kiefer - 2005 - 259 páginas
...throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind, THE struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, 70 To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame, Or heap...flame. FAR from the madding crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learned to stray; 75 Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the...
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Traveling: An Anthology of Award-Winning Poetry

John Reid - 2005 - 151 páginas
...Forbade to wade through slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind; The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes...and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. The thoughtless world to Majesty may bow, Exalt the brave, and idolize Success; But more to Innocence...
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