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" No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God. "
Aeneidea, or Critical, exegetical, and aesthetical remarks on the Aeneis [ed ... - Page 447
by James Henry - 1881
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Political and Social Essays

Louisa Susanna Cheves McCord - 1995 - 544 pages
...senator (1879—91). 11. Thomas Gray, "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard," ll. 1 25—28: "No farther seek his merits to disclose, / Or draw his frailties from their dread abode / (There they alike in trembling hope repose), / The bosom of his Father and his God." Appendix...
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Telepathy

Sidney A. Weltmer - 1996 - 92 pages
...to uisery all he had — a tear; He gained from Heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend.. "No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike- in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God." When man...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon - 1998 - 386 pages
...¿ave to Mis'ry all be bad, a tear, He gained, from Heav'n ('twas all he wished) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God. COMPOSED AROUND...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - 2000 - 768 pages
...not in any way be 'exhumed' by later generations. The language of the Elegy's 'Epitaph' - 'No farther seek his merits to disclose, / Or draw his frailties from their dread abode' - memorably looks to deflect any and all attention away not only from the poet's physical remains,...
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The Unabridged Devil's Dictionary

Ambrose Bierce - 2010 - 438 pages
...last stanza of "Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard" (1751) by Thomas Gray (1716-71): No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose) The bosom of his Father and his God. See "Elegy"...
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The Company of the Creative: A Christian Reader's Guide to Great Literature ...

David L. Larsen - 644 pages
...of the kind of earthly memorial he would like, does suggest an acceptance of God's will.1 No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God. Many modern...
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The Cambridge Companion to Eighteenth-Century Poetry

John Sitter - 2001 - 322 pages
...incarnate. After this, the only reliable elegist is one who is himself beyond nature - God: No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose) The bosom of his Father and his God. (lines 125-28)...
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - 2001 - 350 pages
...gave to Mis'ry all he had, a Tear: He gain'd from Heav'n ('twas all he wish'd) a Friend. No farther seek his Merits to disclose, Or draw his Frailties from their dread Abode, (There they alike in trembling Hope repose) The Bosom of his Father and his God. —Thomas Gray,...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - 2005 - 272 pages
...gave to Misery all he had, a tear; He gained from heaven ('twas all he wished) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God. yon] yonder,...
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Traveling: An Anthology of Award-Winning Poetry

John Reid - 2005 - 153 pages
...gave to Mis'ry all he had, a tear; He gain'd from Heaven ('twas all he wish'd) a friend. No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode, (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God. by Chidiock...
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