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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 American Monthly Magazine and Critical Review - Page 165
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ..., Part 2

English literature - 1795 - 710 pages
...His felt the influence of malignant ftar, And wig'd with fortune an eternal war; Check'd by the feoff of pride— by envy's frown, And poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vile remote has pin'd alone, Then dropp'd into the grave, unpitied and unknown I'' During my refidence...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW

Several Hands - 1771 - 614 pages
...felt the influence of malignant liar, And waged with fortune an eternal war ! Check'd by the feoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale remote hath pined alone, Then dropt into the grave unpitied, and unknown! Not equally oppreflive...
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 4

1774 - 838 pages
...Hath felt the influence of malignant ftar, And waged with Fortune an eternal war! Check'd by the feoff of pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar. In life's low vale remote hath pined alone, Then dropt into the grave, unpitied and unknown I And yet, the languor...
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the monthly journal

several hands - 1774 - 598 pages
...; and many a true fon of philofophy or the mufes, who deferved a better fate, Check'd by the feoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar; In life's low vale remote hath pined alone, Then dropt into the grave unpitied and unknown. It is only fmce the...
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The Muse's Pocket Companion. A Collection of Poems: By Lord Carlisle. Lord ...

1785 - 312 pages
...fslt the influence of malignant, ftar, And wag'd with Fortune an eternal war ! Check'd by the feoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale remote has pined alone, Then dropt into the grave, unpitied and unknown ! II. And yet, the languor...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

English poetry - 1789 - 376 pages
...felt the influence of malignant ftar, And waged with Fortune an eternal war ! Check'd by the feoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale remote has pined alone, Then dropt into the grave, unpitied and unknown ! II. And yet the languor...
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The Minstrel; Or, The Progress of Genius: in Two Books. With Some Other Poems

James Beattie - 1797 - 150 pages
...BOOK. I. AH ! who can tell how hai'd it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar j 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 frown, And Poverty's unconquerable...
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Solitude. Or the Effect of Occasional Retirement on the Mind, the ..., Volume 2

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1799 - 390 pages
...felt the influence of malignant ftar, And wag'd with Fortune an eternal war ; Check'd by the feoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale remote has pin'd alone, Then dropt into the grave, unpitied and unknown ! The health of this difappointed...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 2

Natham Drake - English literature - 1800 - 510 pages
...virtutibus obstat Ret angusta domi. Juvenal. Sat. iii. Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ? Ah !...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 frown, And Poverty's unconquerable...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...ingenti perculsus amore, Accipiant. VIRG. BOOK I. A I. H \ who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; Ah !...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 frown. And Poverty's unconquerable...
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