The selected word "S" appears 226 times in the following 37 texts (sorted by results):
- The Bard. A Pindaric Ode (26 results)
3 'Though fanned by Conquest's crimson wing
5 'Helm nor hauberk's twisted mail,
8 'From Cambria's curse, from Cambria's tears!'
11 As down the steep of Snowdon's shaggy side
16 Frowns o'er old Conway's foaming flood,
21 And with a master's hand, and prophet's fire,
24 'Sighs to the torrent's awful voice beneath!
27 'Vocal no more, since Cambria's fatal day,
28 'To high-born Hoel's harp, or soft Llewellyn's lay.
29 'Cold is Cadwallo's tongue,
35 'On dreary Arvon's shore they lie,
42 'Ye died amidst your dying country's cries—
50 "The winding-sheet of Edward's race.
55 "The shrieks of death, through Berkeley's roofs that ring,
62 "And Sorrow's faded form, and Solitude behind.
75 "Regardless of the sweeping whirlwind's sway,
87 "Ye towers of Julius, London's lasting shame,
89 "Revere his consort's faith, his father's fame,
90 "And spare the meek usurper's holy head.
105 'But oh! what solemn scenes on Snowdon's height
110 'All-hail, ye genuine kings, Britannia's issue, hail!
143 He spoke, and headlong from the mountain's height
- The Progress of Poesy. A Pindaric Ode (17 results)
3 From Helicon's harmonious springs
17 On Thracia's hills the Lord of War,
27 O'er Idalia's velvet-green
29 On Cytherea's day
36 Slow melting strains their queen's approach declare:
42 Man's feeble race what ills await,
44 Disease, and sorrow's weeping train,
53 Hyperion's march they spy, and glittering shafts of war.
57 To cheer the shivering native's dull abode.
59 Of Chile's boundless forests laid,
65 The unconquerable Mind, and Freedom's holy flame.
66 Woods that wave o'er Delphi's steep,
69 Or where Maeander's amber waves
77 Till the sad Nine in Greece's evil hour
84 In thy green lap was Nature's darling laid,
103 Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car,
119 Such forms, as glitter in the Muse's ray
- Agrippina, a Tragedy (15 results)
8 Her household cares, a woman's best employment.
22 He's gone; and much I hope these walls alone
24 Forgive your servant's fears, who sees the danger
35 Of flattery's incense and obsequious vows
38 Of Agrippina's race, he lived unknown
42 On expectation's strongest wing to soar
69 He reigns, the rest is heaven's; who oft has bade,
77 Of prostrate Rome, the senate's joint applause,
95 Knows his soft ear the trumpet's thrilling voice,
99 And pleasure's flowery lap? Rubellius lives,
108 Of bleak Germania's snows[?] Four, not less brave,
149 With his plain soldier's oath and honest seeming.
164 Have arched the hearer's brow and riveted
169 And you, ye manes of ambition's victims,
182 And sink the traitor in his mother's ruin. Exeunt.
- The Descent of Odin. An Ode (12 results)
4 That leads to Hela's drear abode.
32 The winter's snow, the summer's heat,
38 Is he that calls, a Warrior's son.
47 Balder's head to death is given.
53 What dangers Odin's child await,
55 Pr. In Hoder's hand the hero's doom:
62 By whom shall Hoder's blood be spilt.
64 By Odin's fierce embrace compressed,
68 Nor see the sun's departing beam:
69 Till he on Hoder's corse shall smile
- [Imitated] From Propertius. Lib: 2: Eleg: 1. (12 results)
28 'Tis ample matter for a lover's book;
30 Big with important nothing's history.
32 My feeble voice to sound the victor's praise,
33 To paint the hero's toil, the ranks of war,
45 And sceptred Alexandria's captive shore,
56 May tell of Jove and Phlegra's blasted plain,
73 Condemns her fickle sex's fond mistake,
74 And hates the tale of Troy for Helen's sake.
81 The Melian's hurt Machaon could repair,
93 The bed avails not or the leech's care,
102 Thy passing courser's slackened speed retain
103 (Thou envied honour of thy poet's days,
- Ode for Music (11 results)
5 'Mad Sedition's cry profane,
10 'Dare the Muse's walk to stain,
25 Meek Newton's self bends from his state sublime,
43 And Anjou's heroine, and the paler rose,
51 All that on Granta's fruitful plain
54 To hail their Fitzroy's festal morning come;
62 'The bee's collected treasures sweet,
63 'Sweet music's melting fall, but sweeter yet
70 'A Tudor's fire, a Beaufort's grace.
73 'And bid it round heaven's altars shed
- Imitated from Propertius, Lib: 3: Eleg: 5: (10 results)
2 Before the goddess' shrine we too, love's votaries, bend.
6 Me may Castalia's sweet recess detain,
14 There bloom the vernal rose's earliest pride;
19 Then let me rightly spell of nature's ways.
45 Earth's monster-brood stretched on their iron bed;
46 The hissing terrors round Alecto's head;
50 The pendent rock, Ixion's whirling wheel,
52 Or are our fears the enthusiast's empty dream,
53 And all the scenes that hurt the grave's repose,
56 Be love my youth's pursuit and science crown my age.
- [Translation from Statius, Thebaid VI 646-88, 704-24] (9 results)
13 Nor more; for now Nesimachus's son,
28 So glittering shows the Thracian godhead's shield,
29 With such a gleam affrights Pangaea's field,
35 For oft in Pisa's sports his native land
54 The sun's pale sister, drawn by magic strain,
67 Then, with a tempest's whirl and wary eye,
73 The theatre's green height and woody wall
77 As when from Aetna's smoking summit broke,
83 A tiger's pride the victor bore away,
- [The Death of Hoel] (8 results)
1 Had I but the torrent's might,
3 Upon Deira's squadrons hurled,
7 Great Cian's son: of Madoc old
9 Alone in nature's wealth arrayed,
11 To Cattraeth's vale in glittering row
13 Every warrior's manly neck
18 Or the grape's ecstatic juice.
20 But none from Cattraeth's vale return,
- Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard (8 results)
13 Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade,
19 The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn,
23 No children run to lisp their sire's return,
43 Can Honour's voice provoke the silent dust,
60 Some Cromwell guiltless of his country's blood.
64 And read their history in a nation's eyes,
72 With incense kindled at the Muse's flame.
73 Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife,
- [The Alliance of Education and Government. A Fragment] (7 results)
25 To either pole and life's remotest bounds.
59 Why yet does Asia dread a monarch's nod,
75 By Reason's light on Resolution's wings,
77 O'er Libya's deserts and through Zembla's snows?
92 To turn the torrent's swift-descending flood,
- The Triumphs of Owen. A Fragment (7 results)
1 Owen's praise demands my song,
3 Fairest flower of Roderic's stem,
4 Gwyneth's shield and Britain's gem.
25 Talymalfra's rocky shore
26 Echoing to the battle's roar.
33 There Confusion, Terror's child,
- Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College (6 results)
4 Her Henry's holy Shade;
6 Of Windsor's heights the expanse below
29 To chase the rolling circle's speed,
57 And black Misfortune's baleful train!
70 And Sorrow's piercing dart.
93 The tender for another's pain,
- Ode on the Spring (6 results)
6 Responsive to the cuckoo's note,
11 Where'er the oak's thick branches stretch
15 Beside some water's rushy brink
31 To Contemplation's sober eye
36 But flutter through life's little day,
37 In fortune's varying colours dressed:
- On L[or]d H[olland']s Seat near M[argat]e, K[en]t (6 results)
18 Nor Shelburne's, Rigby's, Calcraft's friendship vain,
22 Then had we seen proud London's hated walls:
23 Owls might have hooted in St Peter's choir,
24 And foxes stunk and littered in St Paul's.'
- A Long Story (5 results)
1 In Britain's isle, no matter where,
5 To raise the ceiling's fretted height,
15 Moved the stout heart of England's Queen,
21 A house there is (and that's enough)
137 'Decorum's turned to mere civility;
- Satire on the Heads of Houses; or, Never a Barrel the Better Herring (5 results)
15 So the Master of Queen's
17 The Master of King's
31 The Master of Peter's
33 The Master of St John's
35 P.S. —As to Trinity Hall
- Stanzas to Mr Bentley (5 results)
7 Each dream, in fancy's airy colouring wrought,
16 And Dryden's harmony submit to mine.
19 That burns in Shakespeare's or in Milton's page,
21 As when, conspiring in the diamond's blaze,
- William Shakespeare to Mrs Anne, Regular Servant to the Revd Mr Precentor of York (5 results)
1 A moment's patience, gentle Mistress Anne!
5 Much have I borne from cankered critic's spite,
9 'Tis true, our master's temper natural
11 But may not honey's self be turned to gall
20 Than thus be patched and cobbled in one's grave.
- [Conan] (4 results)
1 Conan's name, my lay, rehearse,
4 Verse, the hero's sole reward.
5 As the flame's devouring force;
7 As the thunder's fiery stroke,
- The Fatal Sisters. An Ode (4 results)
7 Weaving many a soldier's doom,
8 Orkney's woe, and Randver's bane.
12 Each a gasping warrior's head.
- Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes (4 results)
1 'Twas on a lofty vase's side,
2 Where China's gayest art had dyed
16 Their scaly armour's Tyrian hue
24 What cat's averse to fish?
- [Translation from Dante, Inferno Canto xxxiii 1-78] (4 results)
7 Beget the traitor's infamy, whom thus
14 Pisa's perfidious prelate, this: now hear
29 Toward Pisa's mount, that intercepts the view
52 And fastening bolts. Then on my children's eyes
- [Translation] From Tasso [Gerusalemme Liberata] Canto 14, Stanza 32-9. (4 results)
44 Beneath the obedient river's inmost bed.
50 Earth's inmost cells and caves of deep descent.
56 Euphrates' fount and Nile's mysterious head.
60 Which soon the parent sun's warm powers refine,
- The Candidate (3 results)
12 'Tis just like the picture in Rochester's book.
15 'They say he's no Christian, loves drinking and whoring,
34 He's Christian enough that repents and that [stitches].'
- The Characters of the Christ-Cross Row, By a Critic, To Mrs — (3 results)
20 All, all but Grannam Osborne's Gazetteer.
22 Henry the Eighth's most monstrous majesty.
57 S sails the swan slow down the silver stream. [...]
- [Hymn to Ignorance. A Fragment] (3 results)
19 If any spark of wit's delusive ray
32 (The schoolman's glory, and the churchman's boast.)
- Ode to Adversity (3 results)
18 Self-pleasing Folly's idle brood,
33 Oh, gently on thy suppliant's head,
39 With screaming Horror's funeral cry,
- [Epitaph on Sir William Williams] (2 results)
2 Young Williams fought for England's fair renown;
10 Victor he stood on Belle Isle's rocky steeps;
- [Lines Spoken by the Ghost of John Dennis at the Devil Tavern] (2 results)
25 It lies, of 'Lysium the St. James's Park.
42 P.S. Lucrece for half a crown will show you fun,
- [Ode on the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitude] (2 results)
25 Smiles on past Misfortune's brow
26 Soft Reflection's hand can trace;
- [Tophet] (2 results)
7 Hosannahs rung through Hell's tremendous borders,
8 And Satan's self had thoughts of taking orders.
- [Translation from Statius, Thebaid IX 319-26] (2 results)
2 To Faunus on the Theban river's shore,
9 Secure within his mother's watery state.
- [Epitaph on Mrs Clerke] (1 result)
10 Sits smiling on a father's woe:
- [Invitation to Mason] (1 result)
5 Brown sees thee sitting on his nose's tip,
- Lines on the Accession of George III (1 result)
1 The Old One's dead,
- Song I (1 result)
1 'Midst beauty and pleasure's gay triumphs, to languish
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