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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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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 320 pages
...much deprived of what he has, 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 cultinntr.il...
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Titan: A Monthly Magazine..., Volume 1

1845
...must the neglected artist cry out, in the language of Beattie's Minstrel, ' Ah, who can t^ll how hnrd it is to climb The steep, where fame's proud temple shines afar !' Painters, sometimes, indeed, as well as poets, have | been to blame themselves for their misfortunes....
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The Disruption: A Scottish Tale of Recent Times

William Cross - 1846 - 447 pages
...guilt and wretchedness, with a haste almost as dangerous as delay. CHAPTER XXVII. " 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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Lucretia, Or, The Children of Night, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1846
..."You must be wise, indeed, if you have discovered a royal road to distinction! " 'Ah , who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar! ' A more sensible exclamation than poet's usually preface with their whining 'Ah's' and 'Oh's!'" "What...
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The Bards of Bon-Accord, 1375-1860

William Walker - 1887 - 673 pages
...heart lay. Like many another humble genius before and since, he soon learned by a bitter experience how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar, and discovered in after life that only when he had entered the " dark valley " would he in any sense...
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The bards of Bon-Accord, 1375-1860

1887
...to which his heart lay. many another humble genius before and since, he soon by a bitter experience how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar, and discovered in after life that only when he had entered & " dark valley " would he in any sense...
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Life and Scenes in Congo

Herbert Probert - 1889 - 192 pages
...without the addition of a load. As we struggled upward, I thought of Beattie's lines : "Ah, who can tell, how hard it is to climb The steep, where Fame's proud temple shines afar." I thought of Bunyan's "Hill Difficulty"; I thought of Longfellow's "Excelsior." Our objective point,...
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The Highland Monthly, Volumes 4-5

1893
...the truth of the lines, written by another Scottish poet, now almost forgotten " 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 waged with Fortune an eternal war !" Fortune, indeed,...
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Selections from Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1890 - 154 pages
...with paine. " Compare also Milton's Lycidas, 72, and Beattie, Minstrel, i. 1 : " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ? " 215. shall find ... sun. The man that ever strives to obey the voice of duty will attain the Divine...
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Selections from Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1890 - 154 pages
...with paine." Compare also Milton's Lycidas, 72, and Beattie, Minstrel, i. 1 : " Ah ! who can tell how hard it is to climb The steep where Fame's proud temple shines afar ? " 215. shall find ... sun. The man that ever strives to obey the voice of duty will attain the Divine...
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