Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
edited by
Full view - About this book

The Speeches of Charles Phillips, Esq., Delivered at the Bar, and on Various ...

Charles Phillips - 1822 - 324 pages
...the cradle of his young ambition, might have sought to crush him in its envenomed foldings. 1 "wts> can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's...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...
Full view - About this book

The Economist, Volume 2

1822 - 428 pages
...•:,;•-,' • .". , •.. - r ..:,» Ah! who can tell how hard it is to climb -..; i. .'; ,,.-. -,, The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ?...a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant stair, -:i • '» -^ • .. • y And waged with fortune an eternal .war; . , Cheek'd by the scoff...
Full view - About this book

Franklin's Letters to His Kinsfolk, Written During the Years 1818 ..., Volume 2

Franklin James Didier - 1822 - 218 pages
...which the friendless child of genius has to wade, before the world smiles on his solitary labours: " Ah! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple stands afar!" The government, far from dispensing rewards to modest worth, may be described, in the...
Full view - About this book

The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 32

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - 1822 - 560 pages
...dulces ante omnia Mane, qunrun. i«cn» fero, ingenti percultus unore, Accipiant. VIB.O. JiOOK I. I. AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep whereFame's proud temple shines afar ; , Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence...
Full view - About this book

The Bardiad: A Poem ; in Two Cantos

Charles Burton - 1823 - 234 pages
...Minstrel. It is one of those rare performances of which the shortness is the greatest disappointment. " 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 wag'd with Fortune an eternal war; Check'd by the scoff...
Full view - About this book

The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 92

1823 - 816 pages
...picturesque scenery ¡в general. THE FEELINGS AND FORTUNES OF A SCOTCH TL'TOlt. No. V. Oh ! who can say how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud Temple shines afar ': THEY only, Mr Editor, whose fortunes have been of their own making, who have known what it is to...
Full view - About this book

Travels Through Part of the United States and Canada 1818 and 1819, Volume 1

John Morison Duncan - 1823 - 372 pages
...sleep. Names of no small renown may be quoted, who, by their own experience in this respect, knew - how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar !" The author of these lines himself, the amiable Beattie, taught his way through the University, aided...
Full view - About this book

The Lady's Magazine and Museum of the Belles-lettres, Fine Arts ..., Volume 5

1834 - 424 pages
...and industry. It need hardly be said this is SHERIDAN KNOWLES. To those who contemplate — How bard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar; How many a soul sublime Hath felt the influence of malignant star ; Checked by the scoff of pride,...
Full view - About this book

The Literary magnet of the belles lettres, science, and the fine ..., Volume 2

Tobias Merton (pseud) - 1824 - 476 pages
...with much energy and pathos the difficulties and sorrows to which distressed genius is subject: — 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 : CJieck'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's...
Full view - About this book

The widow's choice, or, One, two, three

Catherine George Mason - 1824 - 642 pages
...the carriage stopped at the gates of Slanmore Priory. r OR ONE, TWO, THHBK. 577 . ' CHAPTER XXVI. ' " 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 Euvy's frown. And Poverty's unconquerable...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF