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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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Works, Volume 2

Thomas Gray - 1835 - 342 pages
...require any proof. When, for instance, in the Hymn to Adversity, we meet with that fine invocation : " Oh ! gently on thy suppliant's head. Dread goddess,...chast'ning hand ! Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, Not circled with the vengeful band"— what single epithet, what attribute could the poet have given...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

1836 - 558 pages
...soft the sadly-pleasing tear. Oh ! gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread goddess ! lay thy chastenmg hand, Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, Nor circled with the vengeful band ; (Aa by the impious thou art seen,) With thundering voice and threatening mien, With screaming horror's...
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Practical Phrenology

Silas Jones - 1836 - 362 pages
...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 tear." The organ, and its location. — Those persons who are remarkable for their observation...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

1840 - 372 pages
...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,...gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread goddess, lay thy chastening hand ! Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, Nor circled with the vengeful band (As by the impious...
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The Table Talker: Or, Brief Essays on Society and Literature, Volume 2

Johnstone - 1840 - 386 pages
...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 tear." The third stanza suggestsmany useful thoughts, and the fourth line strikes me...
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 164 pages
...With leaden eye that loves the ground, Still on thy solemn steps attend ; Warm Charity, the gen'ral friend, With Justice, to herself severe, And Pity,...chast'ning hand ! Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, Not circled with the vengeful band (As by the impious thou art seen). With thund'ring voice and threat'ning...
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Advice in the Pursuits of Literature, Containing Historical, Biographical ...

Samuel Lorenzo Knapp - 1841 - 312 pages
...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,...gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread goddess, lay thy ehast'ning hand ! Not in thy Gorgon terrors clad, Not circled with the vengeful band (As by the impious...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 292 pages
...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 tear, Oh ! gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread goddess, lay thy chastening hand !...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1842 - 262 pages
...And pity, dropping soft the sadly pleasing tear. 6 Oh, gently, on thy suppliant's head, Dread power, lay thy chast'ning hand ! Not in thy gorgon terrors clad, Nor circled with the vengeful band, (A? by the impious thou art seen,) With thund'ring voice, and threat'ning mien, With screaming horror's...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - 1842 - 352 pages
...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 tear. Ob, gently on thy suppliant's head, Dread Goddess, lay thy chast'ning hand ! Not...
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