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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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An Account of the Infancy, Religious, and Literary Life of Adam Clarke ...

Adam Clarke - 1833 - 458 pages
...services were but short : he sadly realized the truth of those pathetic lines : — " Ah, who can tell bow hard it is to climb, The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; Ah, who call tell how many a soul sublime Hath felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with fortune...
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The Repealer's Manual; Or, Absenteeism: the Union Re-considered, Volume 1

William Joseph Battersby - 1833 - 388 pages
...little increased ! wurkey cloud of intolerance and barbarism has obscured its Jiorizon, by the Union ! " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep, where Fame's proud temples, shines afar t Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime, Has felt the influence of a malignant...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 103

1833 - 614 pages
...of the delightful strains of Beattie, the first stanza of which would have powerfully warned him " how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar," The present minstrel modestly sues for leniency, and we will not be severe ; but we must remind him...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volumes 28-29

1859 - 980 pages
...what?" " It is omnipotent !" 13 WHAT'S IN A NAME. NOVENQCE ERIT INDELEBII.E NOSTRCM. — Owid. "Alt ! 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; Checked by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable...
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The Life, Character, and Literary Labours of Samuel Drew, A. M.

Jacob Halls Drew - 1834 - 556 pages
...with the anticipation of rising from obscurity, he migbt with exquisite propriety have exclaimed, " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where fame's proud temple shines afar ?" SECTION IX. Literary pursuits — Appointed a Local Preacher and Class Leader — Dismissal from...
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The Canterbury Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1 - Volume 2, Issue 10

1834 - 464 pages
...the head, instead of the head directing the feet !"] THE FATE OF GENIUS. Ah ! who can tell, bow bard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple...sublime, Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an eternal war ! BEATTIE. A corner of the CANTERBURY MAGAZINE will not be ill-appropriated,...
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Family Records: Containing Memoirs of Major-General Sir Isaac Brock, K. B ...

Ferdinand Brock Tupper - 1835 - 272 pages
...MEMOIR or THE LATE COLONEL WILLIAM DE VIC TUPPER, OF THE CHILIAN SERVICE. My beautiful, my brave ! Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune an unequal war ! THE common ancestor of the Tuppers of Guernsey was an English gentleman,...
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Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of Italy, Spain, and Portugal ...

Dionysius Lardner - 1835 - 632 pages
...he appears I by himself, the single one of his race, who had proved how hard, and yet how possible, it is to climb " The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar." Bernardo was the descendant of an honourable line of ancestors, — one of whom, nearly two centuries...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

1836 - 558 pages
...pritnum duices ante omnia MuSE, Quorum sacra fero, iogeti percutus amore, Accipiant.— Virg. BOOK I. I. 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 Has felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with Fortune...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 13

1836 - 808 pages
...however, attain an elevation beyond this — of which Beattie's exclamation is indeed too true : " O ! wbo can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar?* I mean a station where the intellectual ™ay predominate over the moral — where the rational shall...
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