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" Immersed in rapturous thought profound, And Melancholy, silent maid With leaden eye, that loves the ground, Still on thy solemn steps attend ; Warm Charity, the general friend, With Justice to herself severe, And Pity, dropping soft the sadly-pleasing... "
The Beauties of English Poetry: Selected from the Most Esteemed Authors ... - Page 118
by Peter Pindar - 1804
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810 - 532 pages
..."With leaden eye, that loves the ground, - -t. • Still on thy solemn steps attend: Warm charity, the general friend,. With justice to herself severe, And pity, dropping soft the sadly pleasing tear. " Oh, gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread goddess, lay tliy chast'ning hand...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1811 - 286 pages
...pleafing tear. • Oh, gently on thy fuppliant's head, _ , Dread pow'r lay thy chaft'ning hand ! I Not in thy gorgon terrors clad, Nor circled .with the vengeful band, As by the impious thou art feen,) ith thund'ring voice and threat'ning mien, With fcreaming horror's funeral cry, Defpair, and...
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Practical Education

Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - 1811 - 522 pages
...suppose, when they were in prosperity before, believed them before; but I think that seems confused, " Oh, gently on thy suppliant's head, " Dread goddess, lay thy chast'ning hand !" S did not seem to comprehend the first of these two lines ; and upon cross-examination it appeared...
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Alicia de Lacy, by the author of 'The loyalists'.

Jane West - 1814 - 380 pages
...leaden eye that loves the ground, Still on thy solemn steps attend : Warm Charity, the general frieud, With Justice, to herself severe, And Pity, dropping soft the sadly•pleasing tear. IN FOUR VOLUMES. VOL. II. > LONDON.PRINTED FOE LONGMAN, HURST, REES, OKHE, AND BBOWN, PATEENOSTER-ROW....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...dropping foft the fadly pleafing tear. Oh, gently on thy fuppliant's head, Dread power, lay thy chaft'ning hand ! Not in thy gorgon terrors clad, Nor circled...with the vengeful band, ( As by the impious thou art feen,) With thundering voice, and threat'ning mien, With fcreaming horror's funeral cry, Defpair, and...
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The poems, with critical notes; a life of the author; and an essay on his ...

Thomas Gray, John Mitford - 1816 - 446 pages
...leaden Contemplation " in Love's Labour's Lost, p. 123. act iv. sc. 3. In Beaumont's Passionate Madman : With Justice, to herself severe, And Pity, dropping...chast'ning hand ! Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, 35 Not circled with the vengeful band (As by the impious thou art seen) With thund'ring voice, and...
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Readings on Poetry

Richard Lovell Edgeworth, Maria Edgeworth - 1816 - 262 pages
...silent maid, With leaden eyes that love the ground. Still on thy solemn steps attend Warm Charity, the general friend, With Justice, to herself severe: And Pity dropping soft, the sadly pleasing tear. Oh gently on thy suppliant's head Dread Goddess lay thy chast'ning hand." Gray....
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817 - 610 pages
...ADVERSITY — 392 ADDRESS TO ADVERSITY. O! greatly on ihjtupplianft head, Dread GODDESS, lay thy chastening hand ! Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, Nor circled with the vengeful band, - ' (Ai by the impioiu thou art seen) With thnnd'ring voice and threat'ning mein, • With screaming...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1819 - 366 pages
...general friend ; With Justice, to herself severe ; And Pity, Arooping soft the sadly pleasing ttar. sa Oh ! gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread goddess, lay thy chast'ning hand f Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, Nor circled with the vengeful band, (As by the impious thou art seen)...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 398 pages
...i'ity, dropping soft the sadly pleasing tear. • Oh ! gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread Gcddess, lay thy chast'ning hand ! . Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, Nor circled wi'ii the vengeful band, (As by the impious thou art seen) Wuii tlmnd'ring voice and threat'ning ;nit...
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