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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... "
From its beginning to the death of President Swain, 1789-1868 - Page 180
by Kemp Plummer Battle - 1907
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The Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 1

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1842
...awaken emulation in the breast of youth ; for whilst it showed the aspirant for literary distinction " How hard it is to climb, The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar," it also proves how energy and perseverance have carried men of superior minds up that lofty steep to...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 19

1842
...of either to acquire anything like celebrity at no period have they experienced so painfully . " how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar." The taste for the acting drama is waning to extinction; and it appears to us that no power can revive...
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Transactions of the New-York State Agricultural Society for the ..., Volume 3

New York State Agricultural Society - 1844
...striving to become eminent and useful, struggling perchance with rivalry on either hand, and realizing " how hard it is to climb the steep where fame's proud temple shines from far." His mental vision is fixed upon a single object. His mind is accustomed to run in grooves...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...tall, And hung hie lofty neck with many a floweret small. [Opening of Ihe Minttrel.] Ah ! who can tell n ; And while his passion touched my heart, I triumphed in his pain. Ti ; Ah ! who can tell how many a soul sublime Ная felt the influence of malignant star, And waged...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism

James Robert Boyd - 1844 - 306 pages
...successive lines, but in such as are placed at some distance from each other ; as, " 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 Hath felt the influence of malignant star, And waged with...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...tall, And bung bis lofty neck with many a floweret small. Opening oftJie Minslrd.~\ Ah ! who can tell and wide. ; Ah ! who can tell how mauy a soul sublime Has felt the influence of malignant star, Ami waged with...
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The Works of the Right Rev. John Sage, a Bishop of the Church in ..., Volume 1

John Sage - 1844
...propriety, deterred by the difficulty and remoteness of the prospect, have exclaimed " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ?" Yet, discouraging as was the situation in which he was placed, it led, by the providence of God,...
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A System of English Grammar

1845 - 168 pages
...and many a league cheered with the grateful smell old Ocean smiles. Milton. 3. 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...
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 2

1845
...of his young ambition, might have sought to crush him in its envenomed foldings. " 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 Hath felt the influence of malignant star. And waged with...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 pages
...much deprived of what he Au.. as of what he has not ; for he enjoys neither. 3. Ah ! who can tell, how hard it is to climb the steep, where Fame's proud temple shines afar, checked by the scoff of Pride, by Envy's frown, and Poverty's unconquerable bar ! 4. A man of cultivated...
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