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" For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind... "
The castle chapel - Page 258
by Regina Maria Roche - 1825
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 270 pages
...the rustic Moralist to die. For who, to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires; Ev'n from the...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 322 pages
...the rustic moralist to die. For who to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires, Ev'n from the...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 152 pages
...rustic moralist to die. ' : " For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey» This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind ? XXI. The poet seems here to have finished the reflections that at first occurred to him from the...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 224 pages
...the rustic Moralist to die. For who, to dumb Forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires ; No more,...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804 - 132 pages
...the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind) , B3 On some fond bt east the parting soul relies, StMjie pious drops the closing eye requires •...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 330 pages
...the rustic moralist to die. For who to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires, Ev'n from the...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 248 pages
...teach the rustic moralist to die. For who to dumb Forgetfulness a prey This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires; E'en from...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806 - 280 pages
...the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulntss a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind! On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires; For thee who,...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son, Volume 1

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1808 - 352 pages
...sweetness on the desart air." * For who to-dumb forgetfulness a prey' " This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd,*' Left the warm precincts of the cheerful...day, " Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind." The former of these Mr. Gray has himself imitated, and I think improved in his Installation Ode—...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 434 pages
...to die. ., ..,,. For who, to dumbforgetfulness,a prey, -, .,. .., This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ? On some fond breast the parting soul relies, Some pious drops the closing eye requires ; Ev'n from...
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