[Verse Fragments]

1 The Joy that trembles in her eye
2 She bows her meek & humble head
3 [...] in silent praise
4 [...] beyond the power of Sound.
(Mr Pope dead)
5 [...] and smart beneath the visionary scourge
6 'tis Ridicule & not reproach that wounds
7 Their vanity & not their conscience feels
8 A few shall [...]
9 The cadence of my song repeat
10 & hail thee in my words.


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Title (in Source Edition): [Verse Fragments]
Author: Thomas Gray
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Gray, Thomas, 1716-1771. Thomas Gray: English poems. Web. Oxford: Thomas Gray Archive, 2002. http://www.thomasgray.org/texts/poems.shtml

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