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" Shall we build to Ambition ? Ah no ! Affrighted, he shrinketh away, — For see, they would pin him below In a dark narrow cave, and, begirt with cold clay, To the meanest of reptiles a peer and a prey. "
Historia Rievallensis: Containing the History of Kirkby Moorside ... to ... - Page 158
by William Eastmead - 1824 - 486 pages
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Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Volume 8

1860
...build to Ambition ? Ah no ! Affrighted he shrinketh away, For see they would pin him below In a small narrow cave, and begirt with cold clay, To the meanest of reptiles a peer and a prey !" In the year 1820 or 1821, whilst certain repairs were being made in the apartment above the Antrim...
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Mount Auburn: Its Scenes, Its Beauties, and Its Lessons

Wilson FLAGG - 1861 - 371 pages
...ambition ? — Ah no ! Affrighted, he shrinketh away ; For see, they would pin him below In a small, narrow cave, and begirt with cold clay, To the meanest of reptiles a peer and a prey." Envy has now ceased to carp at the desert it could not rival ; anger no longer burns ; hatred forgets...
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Lays of the pious minstrel, selections by J.B.H.

Lays, John Bawtree Harvey - 1862 - 348 pages
...Ambition ? Oh, no ! Affrighted he sh rinketh away ; For, see ! they would pin him below, In a small narrow cave and begirt with cold clay, To the meanest...— she forgets The charms which she wielded before — Kor knows the foul worm that he frets The skin which but yesterday fools could adore, For the smoothness...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1862 - 387 pages
...to Ambition t ah ! no ; Affrighted he shrinketh away ; For see ! they would pin him below To a small narrow cave, and begirt with cold clay, To the meanest of reptiles a peer and a prey. To Beauty 1 ah ! no ; she forgets The charms which she wielded before ; Nor knows the foul worm that he frets...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and ...

Robert Aris Willmott - 1863 - 387 pages
...to Ambition ? ah ! no ; Affrighted he shrinketh away ; For see ! they would pin him below To a small narrow cave, and begirt with cold clay, To the meanest of reptiles a peer and a prey. To Beauty I ah ! no ; she forgets The charms which she wielded before ; Nor knows the foul worm that he frets...
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The Ackworth reading book, being selections from the best English authors in ...

Ackworth sch - 1865
...to Ambition ? Ah ! no : Affrighted he shrinketh away ; For see ! they would pin him below To a small narrow cave, and begirt with cold clay, To the meanest...a prey. To Beauty ? Ah! no: she forgets The charms that she wielded before ; Nor knows the foul worm that he frets The skin which, but yesterday, fools...
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Christ and the Twelve: Or Scenes and Events in the Life of Our Saviour and ...

Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1867 - 492 pages
...to Ambition ? Ah, no : Affrighted, he shrinketh away ; For, see, they would pin him below To a small narrow cave ; and begirt with cold clay, To the meanest...a prey. To Beauty ? Ah no : she forgets The charms that she wielded before ; Nor knows the foul worm that he frets, The skin which but yesterday fools...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...Ambition ? oh, no ! Affrighted, he shrinketh away ; For sec ! they would pin him below, In a small narrow cave, and, begirt with cold clay, To the meanest of reptiles a peer and a prey. 10 To Beauty ? ah, no ! — she forgets The charms which she wielded before — Nor knows the foul...
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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1869 - 798 pages
...to Ambition ? Ah, no ! Affrighted, he shrinketh away ; For see, they would pin him below In a dark narrow cave, and, begirt with cold clay, To the meanest...before ; Nor knows the foul worm that he frets The skin that but yesterday fools could adore For the nmoothness it held or the tint which it wore. Shall we...
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A Household Book of English Poetry, Issue 160

1870 - 438 pages
...to Ambition ? oh, no ! Affrighted, he shrinketh away; For see! they would pin him below, In a small narrow cave, and, begirt with cold clay, To the meanest of reptiles a peer and a prey. 10 To Beauty ? ah, no ! — she forgets The charms which she wielded before — Nor knows the foul...
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