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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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumen57

1845
...to contend for the mastery." The English quatrain must be familiar to every body : — " The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour : The paths -of glory lead but to the grave." And the following,...
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Pinnock's Improved Edition of Dr. Goldsmith's History of England: From the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1846 - 476 páginas
...these victories? 14. In what light might the events of this war be considered ? SECTION XIII. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth ere gave, Await alike the inevitable hour ; The paiha of glory lead but to the grave — Gray. 1. (AD...
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Notes and Queries

1877
...difficulty to the readers of that exquisite poem. It stands, as the poet wrote it, thus : — ' 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.' In this passage the words ' inevitable hour ' are evidently used, by a poetical...
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Notes and Queries

1894
...'ELKOT' (8* S. v. 148).—In a 1768 edition of Gray's ' Poems/ the ninth stanza runs thus:— The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gare, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of (lory lead but to the grave. I have also consulted...
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Notes and Queries

1877
...hour " as the proper subject of " awaits," it being merely a case of transposition. As " the boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, and all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave," are transitory objects, Gray represented them as in some sort in motion, and "the inevitable...
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The illustrated London reading book

1851 - 264 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, Await alike th' inevitable hour — The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Nor you, ye...
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A Mind For Ever Voyaging: Wordsworth at Work Portraying Newton and Science

W. K. Thomas, Warren U. Ober, Warren Ober - 1989 - 328 páginas
...Thomas Gray did in those lines in his Elegy addressed in particular to Ambition and Grandeur: 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.83 Gray presumably had in mind the pomp-filled proceedings he had witnessed within...
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Preromanticism

Marshall Brown - 1991 - 500 páginas
...as to contrast them. They share life as well as illusions. Death destroys the illusions: "The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, / And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave." But it does not put out the flame of life, which survives, perhaps only in epitaphs and...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - 1992 - 210 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,...wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour: Nor you, ye Proud, impute to These the fault, If Memory o'er their Tomb no Trophies raise, Where through...
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The English Rural Community: Image and Analysis

Brian Short, School of Cultural and Community Studies Brian Short - 1992 - 239 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 th'inevitable hour. The paths of glory lead but to the grave. This version of village life, called...
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