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" Stern o'er each bosom reason holds her state, With daring aims irregularly great ; Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by... "
The Popular Poets and Poetry of Ireland: And Choice Selections in Prose from ... - Page 262
1887 - 720 pages
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820 - 636 pages
...means of effecting their unlawful purposes. J. 8. THE BRITISH CHARACTER. (From Goldsmith's Traveller.) Stern o'er each bosom reason holds her state, With...their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by ; , Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms uiifashion'd, fresh from...
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Miscellaneous poems. Dramatic poems

Oliver Goldsmith - English literature - 1820 - 488 pages
...breezes stray, There gentle music melts on every spray ; Creation's mildest charms are there combin'd, Extremes are only in the master's mind ! Stern o'er...With daring aims irregularly great ; Pride in their porfc, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful...
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Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - 1821 - 236 pages
...breezes stray, There gentle music melts on every spray ; Creation's mildest charms are there combined : Extremes are only in the master's mind ! Stern o'er...human-kind pass by , Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms unfashioned fresh from nature's hand , Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True...
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The Wreath: A Collection of Poems from Celebrated English Authors

English poetry - 1821 - 282 pages
...gentle music melts on every spray ; Creation's mildest charms are there combin'd, Extremes are only on the master's mind ! Stern o'er each bosom reason holds...their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms unftshion'd fresh from nature's...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 314 pages
...breezes stray, There gentle music melts on every spray ; Creation's mildest charms are there combin'd, Extremes are only in the master's mind ; Stern o'er...irregularly great; Pride in their port, defiance in their eyt, I see the lords of human kind pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms unfashion'd,...
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The Traveller, the Deserted Village, and Other Poems

Oliver Goldsmith - Bible - 1822 - 194 pages
...breezes stray, There gentle music melts on every spray ; Creation's mildest charms are there combined, Extremes are only in the master's mind ; Stern o'er...humankind pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms unfashion'd, fresh from nature's hand, Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 30

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822 - 428 pages
...breezes stray, There gentle music melts on every spray ; Creation's mildest charms are there combin'd, Extremes are only in the master's mind ; Stern o'er...humankind pass by , Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms unfashion'd, fresh from Nature's hand, Tierce in their native hardiness of soul, True...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822 - 296 pages
...breezes stray, There gentle music melts on every spray; Creation's mildest charms are there combined, Extremes are only in the master's mind; Stern o'er...humankind pass by; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms unfashion'd, fresh from nature's hand, Fierce in their native hardiness of soul, True...
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The Pleasures of Human Life, Examined and Enumerated: With an Entertaining ...

John Platts - Conduct of life - 1822 - 844 pages
...principles of action, like those of their government and their religion, are permanent and fixed : — Stern o'er each bosom., reason holds her state, With...their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by ; Intent on high designs, a thoughtful band, By forms umashion d, fresh from nature's...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 224

English literature - 1915 - 632 pages
...at the head of the government. Goldsmith describes the bearing of the Englishman of his day : — ' Pride in their port, defiance in their eye, I see the lords of human kind pass by.' Michelet found in England 'human pride personified in a people,' at a time when...
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