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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... "
Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ... - Page 104
by Richard Green Parker - 1851 - 429 pages
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That 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?...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...fame and elegy supply; And many a holy text around she strews, That 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?...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That 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...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 74

English literature - 1812
...1812, With uncouth rhymes, and shhpless sculpture cteck'd, Implores the passing tribute of a sigh. For who to dumb forgetfulness a prey This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd ? J.ct't the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one lunging, lingering look, behind....
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That 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 ?...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...fame, and elegy supply ; And many a holy text around she strews, That teach the rustic moralist to die. For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resiga'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling' ring look behind?...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 72 pages
...fame and elegy supply, And many a holy text around she strews, That 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 ?...
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The Beauties of the Poets: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry

Poetry - 1806 - 304 pages
...fame and elegy supply; And many a holy text around she strews, That 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?...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...monuments and simple epitaphs of the swains, the amiable poet falls into a very natural reflection : For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the chearful day, Nor cast one longing, ling'ring look behind...
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The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807
...fame and elegy supply : And many a holy text around she strews, That 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 chearful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind ?...
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