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" AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar; Ah! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's... "
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ... - Page 221
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The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: in Two Books. With Some Other Poems

James Beattie - 1797 - 150 pages
...'- .*- '..A THE MINSTREL: OR, THE PROGRESS OF GENIUS. THE FIRST BOOK. I. AH ! who can tell how hai'd it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar j Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with...
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The Naval Chronicle, Volume 1

James Stanier Clarke, Stephen Jones, John Jones - 1799 - 640 pages
...benefit in abating the dread of a threatening barrier, which too often disheartens those, who feel , " how hard it is to climb The steep, where Fame's proud temple beams afar." Lord Bridport was the son of the late worthy vicar of Thorncombe in Devonshire, near Axminster,...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 2

Natham Drake - 1800 - 510 pages
...edit. NUMBER XXXIX. Haud Facile emergunt, quorum virtutibus obstat Ret angusta domi. Juvenal. Sat. iii. Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep...sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war! Check'd by the scoff of Pride by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

1802 - 302 pages
...dulces, ante omnia, Musae, Quarum sacra fero, ingenti perculsus amore, Accipiant. VIRG. BOOK I. A I. H \ who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where...sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown. And Poverty's unconquerable...
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The Minstrel: Or, The Progress of Genius. In Two Books. With Some Other Poems

James Beattie - 1802 - 152 pages
...MINSTREL; OR, THE PROGRESS OF GENIUS. BOOK I. THE MINSTREL ; OR, THE PROGRESS OF GENIUS. THE FIRST BOOK. I. AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar j Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with...
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Public Characters, Volume 4

1804 - 646 pages
...is faulty in other respects." The introductory lines to this poem have been greatly admired : i. " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb ' The steep...malignant star, And wag'd with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown. And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale...
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The Minstrel, Or, The Progress of Genius, with Some Other Poems

James Beattie - 1803 - 190 pages
...Musce, Quorum sacra fero, ingenti perculsus amore, A ccipiant. VIRGIL. THE MINSTREL. BOOK FIRST. I. AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep,...sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war? Checked by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable...
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Public Characters

1804 - 636 pages
...other respects." The introductory lines to this poem have been greatly admired : i. " Ah ! who ran tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's...malignant star, ' And wag'd with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale...
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Travels in Trinidad During the Months of February, March, and April, 1803 ...

Pierre Franc M'Callum - 1805 - 376 pages
...Savage, and Chatterton attracted my eye; the career of the latter is thus pathetically described : Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep...malignant star, And wag'd with fortune an eternal war ; Check.' d by the scoff of pride — by envy's frown, And poverty's unconquerable bar ? In life's...
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The minstrel; or, The progress of genius: with some other poems

James Beattie - 1805 - 178 pages
...f era, ingenti perculsut amorc, Accipiant. • THE MINSTREL; THE PROGRESS OF GENIUS. BOOK FIRST. I. AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep,...sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war ! Checked by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable...
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