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" Though fann'd by conquest's crimson wing, They mock the air with idle state. Helm, nor hauberk's twisted mail, Nor e'en thy virtues, Tyrant, shall avail To save thy secret soul from nightly fears, From Cambria's curse, from Cambria's tears... "
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1823
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Johnsoniana..

James Boswell - 1820 - 178 Seiten
...previous narration to lead you to it. — The two next lines in that ode are, 1 think, very good : Though, fann'd by conquest's crimson wing, They mock the air with idle state." Bonnell Thornton had just published a burlesque Ode on St. Cecilia's Day, adapted to the ancient British...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Band 8

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 Seiten
...Paradise. No more ; where ignorance is bliss, "1" is folly to be wise. THE BARD. A FINDAE1C ODE. I. " RUIN seize thee, ruthless king ! Confusion on thy...hauberk's * twisted mail, Nor e'en thy virtues, tyrant, shall avail To save thy secret soul from nightly fears, From Cambria's curse, from Cambria's tears...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1821 - 134 Seiten
...conquest of that emuilry, ordered all the Bards that fell into his hands to be put to death. I. 1. " RUIN seize. thee, ruthless King ! Confusion on thy...Conquest's crimson wing, They mock the air with idle slate. Helm, nor hauberk's twisted mail, Nor e'en thy virtues, Tyrant, shall avail To save thy secret...
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The Poems of Thomas Gray: Embellished with Engravings from the Designs of ...

Thomas Gray - 1821 - 134 Seiten
...put to death. I. 1. " ROIN seize thee, ruthless King ! Confusion on thy banners wait; Though faun'd by Conquest's crimson wing, They mock the air with...hauberk's twisted mail, Nor e'en thy virtues, Tyrant, shall avail To save thy secret soul from nightly fears, From Cambria's curse, from Cambria's tears...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections and ..., Band 15

William Shakespeare - 1821
...JOHNSON. From these two passages Mr. Gray seems to have formed the first stanza of his celebrated Ode : " Ruin seize thee, ruthless king ! " Confusion on thy...Though fann'd by conquest's crimson wing '• They mack the air with idle state." MALONE. 3 Away then, with good courage ; yet, I know, Our party may...
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Rosamond, pt. 4. Harry and Lucy, pts. 3 and 4

Maria Edgeworth - 1821
...Elate with his success, he ca*ta look of triumph upon Rosamond, and began in an heroic tone — " ' Ruin seize thee, ruthless king! Confusion on thy banners wait; Thoug-h fann'd by Conquest's crimson tving, They mock the air in idle state; Helm, nor hawberk's twisted mail, Norev'n thy virtues, tyrant,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. Copious notes by Malone, Band 2

James Boswell - 1821
...previous narration to lead you to it. — — The two next lines in that Ode are, I think, very good: ' Though fann'd by conquest's crimson wing, They mock the air with idle state.' " ' Here let it be observed, that although his opinion of Gray's poetry was widely different from mine,...
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The British Prose Writers, Band 16

1821
...previous narration to lead you to it. — The two next lines in that ode are, I think, very good : Though, fann'd by conquest's crimson wing. They mock the air with idle state." Bonnell Thornton had just published a burlesque Ode on St. Cecilia's Day, adapted to the ancient British...
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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

1822 - 388 Seiten
...rude hand defies, That Virtue lives when Beauty dies. THE BARD. A Pindaric Ode, GRAY. I.— 1. " Rum seize thee, ruthless King ! Confusion on thy banners...idle state ! Helm, nor hauberk's twisted mail, Nor even thy virtues, tyrant, shall avail To save thy secret soul from nightly fears, From Cambria's curse,...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1822 - 383 Seiten
...exactly the same force and energy as in dramatic composition. Thus the sublime rage of Gray's Bard: Ruin seize thee, ruthless king, — Confusion on thy...banners wait ! Though fann'd by conquest's crimson wing, Tliey mock the air in idle state, Helm nor hauberk's twisted mail, Nor e'en thy virtues, tyrant, can...
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