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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 Pamphleteer, Volume 7

Abraham John Valpy - 1816 - 608 pages
...round the cradle of his young ambition, might have sought to crush him in its envenomed foldings. " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep...shines afar ? Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Hath felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with fortune an eternal war ?" Can such an injury...
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Speeches of the Late Right Honourable Richard Brinsley Sheridan: (Several ...

Richard Brinsley Sheridan - 1816 - 472 pages
...aspiring, and confident mind of Sheridan, who boldly entered the lists as a competitor. He did not feel " How hard it is to climb " The steep, where Fame's proud Temple shines afar." Recommended solely by the vigour and versatility of his genius, he was not to be daunted by the hazard...
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The Speeches of Charles Phillips, Esq: Delivered at the Bar and on Various ...

Charles Phillips - 1817 - 234 pages
...round the cradle of his young ambition, might have sought to crush him in its envenomed foldings. " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep...shines afar? Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Hath felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with fortune an eternal war ?" Can such an injury...
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The Speeches...delivered at the Bar, and on Various Public Occasions in ...

Charles Phillips - 1817 - 248 pages
...round the cradle of his young ambition, might have sought to crush him in its envenomed foldings. " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ? Ah I who can tell how many a soul sublime Hath felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with fortune...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 26

1829 - 1008 pages
...that species of conscious approbation which is their best reward. No man has more fully experienced " How hard it is to climb The steep, where Fame's proud temple shines afar." No man has more resolutely encountered the hiss and the sting of the envenomed reptiles, whose breath...
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A Collecton of Speeches by Charles Phillips, Esq: Also, the Petitions Drawn ...

Charles Phillips - 1817 - 166 pages
...to crush him in its envenomed foldings. " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The stee]> were Fame's proud temple shines afar? Ah! who can tell how many a soul sublime Hath felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with fortune an eternal war?" BEATTIE. Can such...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 120

1876 - 818 pages
...— alas ! only too little — to do. It is the old strain so often uttered by the poetic trill, of how many a soul sublime has felt the influence of malignant star, and the wasting of intellectual perfume in the desert air. Existence is for the time enlivened to him by...
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The Siege of Baltimore, and the Battle of La Tranche: With Other Original Poems

Angus Umphraville - 1817 - 172 pages
...glorious field ! Far from the strifes and toils of this, Inhabit now the realms of bliss. CANTO V. " Ah ! who can tell, how hard it is to climb The steep _where Fame's proud temple shines afar." JSeattiet' Minstrel." I. What names are on the rolls of fame,...
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The American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review, Volume 3

H. Biglow, Orville Luther Holley - 1818 - 500 pages
...and merit are consigned to indigence and obscurity. " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb TUe steep where Fame's proud temple shines' afar! Ah !...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 rale...
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Narrative of a Residence in Algiers: Comprising a Geographical and ...

Filippo Pananti - 1818 - 524 pages
...recurrence to a man's humbled condition*? To the necessity of providing for his daily subsistence ! Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; # Pope's inimitable pen was never better employed than in immortalizing the Man of Ross, and rendering...
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