Thomas Gray

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Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray

Full many a flower is born to blush unseen, And waste its sweetness on the desert air.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Too poor for a bribe and too proud to importune, he had not the method of making a fortune.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The paths of glory lead but to the grave.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Visions of glory, spare my aching sight.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A favorite has no friend!More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Where once my careless childhood strayed,/ A stranger yet to pain.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Commerce changes the fate and genius of nations.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Brushing with hasty steps the dews away / To meet the sun upon the upland lawn.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, the rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Where through the long-drawn aisle and fretted vault / The pealing anthem swells the note of praise.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tower, / The moping owl does to the moon complain.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Youth smiles without any reason. It is one of its chiefest charms.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Thought would destroy their paradise.More Thomas Gray [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He gave to misery (all he had) a tear.More Thomas Gray [08/23/2011 03:08:16]
I shall be but a shrimp of an author.More Thomas Gray [08/23/2011 03:08:22]
If the best man's faults were written on his forehead, he would draw his hat over his eyes.More Thomas Gray [08/23/2011 03:08:27]
Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.More Thomas Gray [08/23/2011 03:08:57]
To hide her cares her only art; her pleasure, pleasures to impart.More Thomas Gray [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Where ignorance is bliss,
'Tis folly to be wise.More Thomas Gray [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Scatter plenty o'er a smiling land.More Thomas Gray [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Large was his bounty, and his soul sincere,
Heaven did a recompense as largely send;
He gave to misery (all he had) a tear,
He gain'd from Heaven ('twas all he wish'd) a friend.More Thomas Gray [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To each his suff'rings; all are men,
Condemn'd alike to groan;
The tender for another's pain,
Th' unfeeling for his own.
Yet ah! why should they know their fate,
Since sorrow never comes too late,
And happiness too swiftly flies?
Thought would destroy their paradise.More Thomas Gray [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Thou tamer of the human breast,
Whose iron scourge and tort'ring hour
The bad affright, afflict the best!More Thomas Gray [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What female heart can gold despise?
What cat's averse to fish?More Thomas Gray [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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