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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... "
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The life and letters of William Cowper, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1809 - 486 pages
...heart sick:" Or who find more frequent occasion to rer peat the expressive exclamation of Beattie, Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep, where Fame's proud temple shines afar? . • . >• * • • i ' « . • • 'Judgment and resolution are both requisite t6 employ advantageously...
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The Minstrel: Or, The Progress of Genius: with Other Poems, Many of Which ...

James Beattie, Alexander Chalmers - 1811 - 308 pages
...tiresome to the ear, will be found to hold true, only when the poetry is faulty in other respects. BOOK 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; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable...
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The Life and Letters of William Cowper, Esq: With Remarks on ..., Volume 3

William Hayley - 1812 - 464 pages
...the heart sick:" Or who find more frequent occasion to repeat the expressive exclamation of Beattie, Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep, where Fame's proud temple shines afar ? Judgment and resolution are both requisite to employ advantageously the vacant time, that a young...
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Memoirs of an author [a novel].

Jane Harvey - 1812 - 894 pages
...J4JVE AUTHOR OF ETHELIA, TYM MOUTH CASTLE, . . V, r.NOIl OF BELLEvILLE, WARKFIELD CASTLK, &C. &0. " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb ' The steep where Fame's proud temple shines arar : ' Ah I who can tell how many a son! iiiblime Has felt the influence of malignant slur, * And...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 310 pages
...conscience, all our owu. THE MINSTREL; OR, THE PROGRESS OF GENIUS. BY JAMES BEATTIE, LLD BOOK I. I. All ! 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, Arid Poverty's...
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Private Law Among the Romans: From the Pandects, Volume 1

John George Phillimore - 1815 - 284 pages
...arrangements of Heaven that the Divinity is perceived, and not by a few irregularities of nature. " 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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Speech of Mr. Phillips, Delivered in the Court of Common Pleas ..., Page 558

Charles Phillips - 1815 - 20 pages
...¿ought to crush him in its envenomed foldings. ЛЬ, who can tell how hard it is to climb The sleep where Fame's proud temple shines afar .' Ah, who can tell how many a soul sublime Hath felt the influence of malignant stars, And waged with Fortune an eternal war." . Can such an injury...
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Recollections of Italy, England and America: With Essays on Various Subjects ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1816 - 372 pages
...Gothic structure and original, to bear some'relation to the subject and spirit of the poem." EDITOR. « 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: and other poems. With an ...

James Beattie - 1816 - 242 pages
...primnm dalcea ante omnla Musx, Qaarum sacra fero, ingenti perculsns amort, Acciptant. VirsBOOK I. 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 eterual war ; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable...
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Recollections of Italy, England and America: With Essays on Various Subjects ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1816 - 380 pages
...to the subject and spirit of the poem." • - EDITOK. " Ah I who can tell how hard it is to clirtib The steep, where Fame's proud temple shines afar ;...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 bat ; In life's low vale...
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