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" Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death? "
Old Humphrey's Walks in London and Its Neighbourhood - Page 115
by Old Humphrey - 1845 - 279 pages
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Old Humphrey's Walks in London and Its Neighbourhood

Old Humphrey - 1799 - 372 pages
...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...Westminster Abbey without admiration of the exquisite specimens of human art and ingenuity that decorate the place—without feeling a reverence for the...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 12

1801 - 452 pages
...MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTIONS. Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can honour's voice provoke the silent 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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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 14

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 628 pages
...Dante. Purgat. 1. 8« Can storied urn or animated bust Bark to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death ? For thee, who, mindful of th' unhonour'd doaj, Dost in these lines their artless tale relate; If chance,...
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Mallet, Akenside, Gray, Lyttelton, Moore, Cawthorne, Churchill, Falconer ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 622 pages
...Dante. Purgat, 1. 3, Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death ? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands, that...
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The Military [afterw.] Royal military panorama or Officer's companion, Volume 3

1813 - 750 pages
...at Law. ** Can storied urn, or animated bust, " Back to its mansión call the fleeting breath? ""' Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust? " Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ?" JNío ! — This sad pile Mackinnon's worth records; I~Iere grateful nations heap their last rewards...
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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

1814 - 310 pages
...praise. .Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? Can Honor's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death ? Perhaps, in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands that...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

Elizabeth Tomkins - 1817 - 276 pages
...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 Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire ; Hands that the...
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The Brighton magazine, Volume 2

1822 - 468 pages
...benefit is fame to a mind, per force believing itself mortal and dissoluble into the basest matter ? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death? But Lord Byron need not be informed, that there is a bad immortality as well as a good. He who burnt...
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œuvres de M. J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier, Volume 3

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824 - 460 pages
...hymnes du trépas; Can storied urn, or animated bust, Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or Flattery soothe the dull cold ear of Death ? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid \ Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands, that...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...the note of praise. Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath ? gus, ill perfuming scent : Not ? Perhaps in this neglected spot is laid Some heart once pregnant with celestial fire; Hands, that...
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