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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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Somerset House Gazette and Literary Museum, Or, Weekly Miscellany of Fine ...

1824 - 406 pages
...mortals must they be, who are not moved with the train of thought which it must necessarily inspire. " ' 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 ; Check'd by the scofl'of...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1824 - 478 pages
...will bs found to hold true only when the poetry is faulty in other respects. 140 THE MINSTREL. AH I who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; Ah 1 who can tell how many a aoul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 9

1825 - 668 pages
...kindle it to a flame — his speculations were tinged with no gloomy doubt, checked by no suspicion " how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar." I lost sight of my young poet, who vanished into a more sequestered path, and I turned to look at the...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral ..., Volume 7

1825 - 610 pages
...BROWN, ESQ. 1,1 . D. OF THE INNERTF.MPLE.BARRISTFR-AT-LAW. (With a Portrait.) "Ah, who can tell bow hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ?" SEATTIE. TRITE as this quotation is, it always comes recommended to the fancy by its truth, which...
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Thoughts in rhyme, by an East Anglian [C. Feist].

Charles Feist - 1825 - 132 pages
...103 A spick and span new Sang 104 Occasional Addresses 108 IX THE INVITATION. Ah ! who can tell bow many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with fortune an eternal war '. BEATTIE. .. . .,1. .. . BLITHE and free Come hither,— come Either...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826 - 340 pages
...to bear on the present state of society. . EXTRACTS IN RHYME. How Appalling the Obstacles to Merit! 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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Elegant Extracts: Consisting of larger poems

1826 - 300 pages
...vero primum clulces ante omnia Musae, Quavuin sacra fero, ingenti perculsus amore, Accipiant. Virg. AH ! Who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep...malignant star, And wag'd with Fortune an eternal war ; Oheck'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale,...
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Glasgow Mechanics' Magazine, and Annals of Philosophy, Volume 4

1826 - 490 pages
...into decrepitude, and never become serviceable to mankind. Well may we exclaim, with Beattie, — 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...
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The Tale of a Modern Genius, Or, The Miseries of Parnassus: In a ..., Volume 3

John Fitzgerald Pennie - 1827 - 672 pages
...OR, THE MISERIES OF PARNASSUS. LETTER LXXVI. " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The lteep, where 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 ; Checked by the scoff...
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The Life and Services of Captain Philip Beaver, Late of His Majesty's Ship Nisus

William Henry Smyth - 1829 - 366 pages
...* er •-. fc.f> !«>•/ f,T * * JS' C.' ^ ..... tt ' *.* THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN PHILIP BEAVER, RN " 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 unequal war ! " THE family of Beaver came into England from the Isle of Guernsey,...
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