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" The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th "
The union: or Select Scots and English poems - Página 66
por Thomas Warton - 1753 - 144 páginas
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Solitude: A Philosophical Encounter

Philip Koch - 1994 - 375 páginas
...known, this is the one.") A few lines may serve to give the tone of Gray's pensive solitude: The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r And all that beauty,...alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Full many a gem of purest ray serene The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear; Full...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 páginas
...obscure; 30 Nor Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r. And all that beauty,...alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye Proud, impute to these the fault. If Mem'ry o'er their tomb no trophies...
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Anatomy of what We Value Most

William Gerber - 1997 - 225 páginas
...Country Church Yard" provides this insight: (752) The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour. In a one-liner, Robert Louis Stevenson noted: (753) "Old and young, we are all on our last cruise."...
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The Language of Poetry

John McRae - 1998 - 156 páginas
...obscure; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty,...alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave. I Notice that the rhyme need not be exact - 'obscure'/'poor'. Would you say these...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - 1998 - 360 páginas
...obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty,...alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye Proud, impute to these the fault, If Mem'ry o'er their tomb no trophies...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 páginas
...obscure; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast have a little Boat, Shaped like the crescent- moon....'She Was a Phantom of Delight' She was a phantom of but to the grave. 4292 Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard Can storied urn or animated bust Back...
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Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

Leland Ryken, James C. Wilhoit, Tremper Longman III - 2010 - 1079 páginas
...obstacle, but in death they meet their match. As the eighteenth-century poet Thomas Gray wrote, "The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike the inevitable hour; The paths of glory lead but to the grave" (Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard,...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 páginas
...obscure; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike lh' inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Kleifíl Written in « Coimfrií Churchyard...
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Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy - 1999 - 520 páginas
...104-5.] Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye proud,...
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Rereading Russian Poetry

Stephanie Sandler - 1999 - 365 páginas
...obscure; 30 Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, ^ fe "S: • Awaits alike th' inevitable hour. 3 5 The paths of glory lead but to the grave....
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