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" Th' applause of listening senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes Their lot forbade ; nor circumscribed alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes... "
A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ... - Page 595
by Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 776 pages
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 1828 - 282 pages
...withstood, Some mute, inglorious Milton, here may rest, Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's bloods The applause of listening senates to command, The threats...history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade ; nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined ; Forbade to wade through slaughter...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 266 pages
...Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, — Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. The applause of listening senates to command, — The...history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade: nor circumscrib'd, alone, Their growing virtues, — but their crimes confm'd; Forbade to wade thro' slaughter...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 290 pages
...; Some mute, inglorious Milton here may rest ; Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. The applause of listening senates to command, The threats...slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind ; The struggling pangs of conscious Truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous Shame...
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The North American Review, Volume 29

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1829 - 618 pages
...Some village Hampdcn, with his dauntless breast, ****** Some mute inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. -Th'...land, And read their history in a nation's eyes,' does ' their lot ' forbid it ? No ; but their minds do not grasp it. We speak with feelings at the...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1831 - 294 pages
...Some village Hampden, that, with dauntless breast, The little tyrant of his fields withstood ; The applause of listening senates to command, The threats...virtues, but their crimes confined ;- Forbade to wade throagh slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind ; The struggling pangs of conscious...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 1022 pages
...inglorious Milton here may rest, Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. The applause of list'ning senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to...slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind; The struggling pangs of conscious truth to hide, To quench the blushes of ingenuous shame,...
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The American Manual, Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - Readers - 1832 - 312 pages
...Some mute, inglorious Milton here may rest ; Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. 16. TV applause of listening senates to command, The threats...land, And read their history in a nation's eyes,— 17. Their lot forbade : nor circumscribed alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined; Forbade...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 254 pages
...repress'd their noble rage, And froze the genial current of the soul. Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathom'd caves of ocean bear : Full many...history in a nation's eyes, Their lot forbade : nor circumscrib'd alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confin'd ; Forbade to wade through slaughter...
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The American Manual: Or New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - American literature - 1833 - 304 pages
...; Some mute, inglorious Milton here may rest ; Some Cromwell, guiltless of his country's blood. 16. Th' applau.se of listening senates to command, The...smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes, — 17. Their lot forbade : nor circumscribed alone Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined;...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: Particularly Designed to ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1835 - 158 pages
...childhood there No watch around his tomb-stone keeps ; But, when the evening stars appear, 734. The applause of listening senates to command, The threats...slaughter to a throne, And shut the gates of mercy on mankind ! LESSON XXXVII. MONOTONE. In the previous parts of this book the pupil has been made acquainted...
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