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" Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death? "
The Military [afterw.] Royal military panorama or Officer's companion - Page 229
1813
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Old Humphrey's walks in London and its neighbourhood

George Mogridge - 1799
...oftenquoted, but heart-searching inquiry :— " Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath * Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery sooth the dull cold ear of death ?' For if these things cannot prolong, for a moment, the life that...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray LL.B., late professor of modern languages ...

Thomas Gray - Literary Criticism - 1799 - 186 pages
...The pealing anthem swells the note of praise. Can storied urn or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flatt'ry sooth the dull cold ear of Death? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...anthem swells the note of praise. Can story'd urn, or animated bust, > • : ," I Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, . ;' Or flatt'ry soothe the dull, cold-ear of death? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 12

1801
...Visitor. THOUGHTS ON MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can honour's voice provoke...dust, Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ? THE Elegy of Gray (from which I have here quoted a verse, as a kind of motto) is universally admired...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...means properly a succession of loud founds. " Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to it's mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honour's voice provoke the. silent dust ? : . Or flattery sooth the dull, cold ear of Death ) } Storiedt — embossed with figures, representing some history...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...anthem swells the uote of praise. B 2 " .• Can storied urn or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery sooth the dull cold ear of Death ? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...pealing anthem swells the note of praise. Can storied urn , or animated bust , Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ; Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flatt'ry sooth the dull cold ear of Death ? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once...
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The poetical works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...The pealing anthem swells the note of praise. Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flatt'ry sooth the dull cold ear of Death ? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...The pealing anthem swells the note of praise. Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flatt'ry soothe the dull cold ear of Death ? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once...
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Poétique anglaise, Volume 3

Albin Joseph U. Hennet - 1806
...pealing anthem swells the note of praise. Can storied urn , or animated bust , Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flatt'ry sooth the dull cold ear of death? Perhaps-in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant...
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