The Works of Thomas Gray; Memoir of Gray, by the REV. J. Mitford. Poems Volume 1

The Works of Thomas Gray; Memoir of Gray, by the REV. J. Mitford. Poems Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1840 edition. Excerpt: ...ever since. Gray. "With hollow shriek the steep of Delphos leaving." Milton. Hymn to Nativ. xix. W. Isles, that crown th' iEgean deep, Fields, that cool Ilissus laves, Or where Mseander's amber waves In lingering lab'rinths creep, 70 How do your tuneful echoes languish, Mute, but to the voice of anguish! Where each old poetic mountain Inspiration breath'd around; Ev'ry shade and hallow'd fountain 75 Murraur'd deep a solemn sound: Var. V. 76. "Murmur'd a celestial sound." Ms. Till the sad Nine, in Greece's evil hour, Left their Parnassus for the Latian plains. Alike they scorn the pomp of tyrant Power, And coward Vice, that revels in her chains. so When Latium had her lofty spirit lost, coast. They sought, oh Albion! next thy sea-encircled ill. l. Far from the sun and summer-gale, In thy green lap was Nature's Darling laid, What time, where lucid Avon stray'd, ., To him the mighty mother did unveil Her awful face: the dauntless child V. 83. Piu lontan del Ciel," Dante, II Inferno, c. ix. V. 84. "Nature's darling." Shakespeare. Gray.--This expression occurs in Cleveland. Poems, p. 314: "Here lies within this stony shade, Nature's darling; whom she made Her fairest model, her brief story, In him heaping all her glory.."hi1"-iv-786 " At P-er gremio vernee telluris." the flowery May, who from her green lap throws The yellow cowslip, and the pale primrose." ir o= cMilton. Son. on May Morn. Gray.. 85. Senec. Thyest. 129, " gelido flumine lucidus Alpheos." Luke. V' 86' 'Pe m'ghty TMother, and her son who brings The Smithfield muses to the ear of kings..." A i J c, ., Pope. Dune. i. 1.A cloud of fogs dilates her awful face." Id i 262 W See also Virg. Georg. i. 466, more

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