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" On Mincio's banks, in Caesar's bounteous reign, If Tityrus found the golden age again, Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong, Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song ? From Truth and Nature shall we widely stray, Where Virgil, not where fancy, leads... "
The London Quarterly Review - Page 280
1811
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for 1801-11, Volume 5

1807
...bards the flattering dream prolong, Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song ? * First published iu 1783. From truth and nature shall we widely stray, Where...swains, Because the Muses never knew their pains: They boast their peasants' pipes, but peasants now Resign their pipes and plod behind the plough ;...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1807
...again, " Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong, " Mcc/ianick echoes of the Mantuan song ? j " From Truth and Nature shall we widely stray, " Where Virgil, not where fancy, leads the uaj/ ?" Here we find Johnson's poetical and critical powers undiminished. I must, however, observe,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1807
...Tityrus found the golden age again, Must sleepy bards tbe flattering dream prolong, Mecbanick ecboes of the Mantuan song ? " From Truth and Nature shall we widely stray, " Wbere Virgil, not where Faney, leads tbe -may ?" lesby, whose reading, and knowledge of life, and...
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Poems

George Crabbe - 1808 - 236 pages
...CESAR'S bounteous reign, If TITYRUS found the golden age again, Must sleepy bards the nattering dream prolong, Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song ? From...happy swains, Because the Muses never knew their pains : They boast their peasants' pipes, but peasants now Resign their pipes and plod behind the plough...
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Poems

George Crabbe - 1808 - 235 pages
...CESAR'S bounteous reign, If TITYRUS found the golden age again, Must sleepy bards the nattering dream prolong, Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song ? From...happy swains, Because the Muses never knew their pains : They boast their peasants' pipes, but peasants now Resign their pipes and plod behind the plough...
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Poems

George Crabbe - 1808 - 235 pages
...CESAR'S bounteous reign, If TITYRUS found the golden age again, Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong,. Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song ? From...happy swains, Because the Muses never knew their pains : They boast their peasants' pipes, but peasants now Resign their pipes and plod behind the plough...
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Poems

George Crabbe - 1808 - 235 pages
...reign, If TITYRUS found the golden age again, Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong,Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song ? From truth and nature...happy swains, Because the Muses never knew their pains : They boast their peasants' pipes, but peasants now Resign their pipes and plod behind the plough...
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Poems

George Crabbe - 1808 - 258 pages
...TITYRUS found the Golden Age again, Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong, Mechanic echo's of the Mantuan song ? From truth and nature shall...happy Swains, Because the Muses never knew their pains : They boast their Peasants' pipes ; but Peasants now Resign their pipes and plod behind the plough...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 5

1811
...and we may well use the expostulation of a living poet, — ' Must sleepy bards the flattering dream prolong, Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song, From...stray, Where Virgil not where fancy leads the way r* Here therefore is one road to the temple of fame, not indeed blockaded, but broken up and rendered...
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Poems, Volume 1

George Crabbe - 1812
...CJESAR'S bounteous reign, If TITYRUS found the Golden Age again, Must sleepy Bards the flattering dream prolong, Mechanic echoes of the Mantuan song ? From...happy Swains, Because the Muses never knew their pains : They boast their Peasants' pipes ; but Peasants now Resign their pipes and plod behind the plough...
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