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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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Solitude

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Loneliness - 1808 - 430 pages
...of an object "i*» hard to gain, so easy to be lost." Ah ' who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar; Ah !...Fortune an eternal war; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, bj Envy's frown. And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale remote has pin'd alone, Then drop!...
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Beauties selected from the writings of James Beattie. To which are prefixed ...

James Beattie, Thomas Gray - English literature - 1809 - 408 pages
...'OR, THE PROGRESS OF +++*++++ r++-ri*+**r BOOK I. 1. .AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ! Ah !...frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's low vale remote has pin'd alone, » Then dropt into the grave, unpitied and unknown. 2. And yet, the languor...
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Beauties selected from the writings of James Beattie. To which are prefixed ...

James Beattie, Thomas Gray - English literature - 1809 - 414 pages
...THK ' MINSTREL: OB, THE PROGRESS OF GENIUS,, BOOK I. 1. ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ' Ah !...influence of malignant star, And wag'd with Fortune an clernal war; Check'd by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, And Poverty's unconquerable bar, In life's...
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The Minstrel: Or, The Progress of Genius: with Other Poems, Many of Which ...

James Beattie, Alexander Chalmers - Poets, Scottish - 1811 - 308 pages
...when the poetry is faulty in other respects. BOOK I. AH ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar; Ah! who...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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The Irish valet; or, whimsical adventures of Paddy O'Haloran

Charles Henry Wilson - 1811 - 236 pages
...veneration, were doom'd to pas* their days in woe ; " To feel the influence of malignant star, " And wage with fortune an eternal war. " Check'd by the scoff..." And poverty's unconquerable bar, " In life's low vale remote, to pine alone, " Then drop into the £iave, unpity *d and unknown." Few circumstances...
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Memoirs of an author [a novel].

Jane Harvey - 1812 - 894 pages
...I who can tell how hard it in to climb 11 The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar : " Ah 1 who can tell how many a soul sublime " Has felt the...malignant star. " And wag'd with fortune an eternal war ; ,' Clicck'il by the Koff of pride, by envy'* frown, " By poverty'! unconquerable bar. " In life'*...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 310 pages
...PROGRESS OF GENIUS. BY JAMES BEATTIE, LLD BOOK I. I. All ! 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, Arid Poverty's...
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Private Law Among the Romans: From the Pandects, Volume 1

John George Phillimore - Digesta - 1815 - 284 pages
...perceived, and not by a few irregularities of nature. " 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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Speech of Mr. Phillips, Delivered in the Court of Common Pleas ..., Page 558

Charles Phillips - Trials (Adultery) - 1815 - 20 pages
...¿ought to crush him in its envenomed foldings. ЛЬ, who can tell how hard it is to climb The sleep where Fame's proud temple shines afar .' Ah, who can tell how many a soul sublime Hath felt the influence of malignant stars, And waged with Fortune an eternal war." . Can such an injury...
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Recollections of Italy, England and America: With Essays on Various Subjects ...

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - English literature - 1816 - 372 pages
...some'relation to the subject and spirit of the poem." EDITOR. « Ah! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep, where Fame's proud temple shines afar ; Ah...frown. And Poverty's unconquerable bar ; In life's low vale remote has pin'd alone, TheA dropt into the grave, unpitied and unknown ? And yet the langour...
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