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The selected word "their" appears 124 times in the following 28 texts (sorted by results):

  1. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard  (22 results)
            20    No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed.
            23    No children run to lisp their sire's return,
            25    Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield,
            26    Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke;
            27    How jocund did they drive their team afield!
            28    How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke!
            29    Let not Ambition mock their useful toil,
            30    Their homely joys, and destiny obscure;
            38    If Memory o'er their tomb no trophies raise,
            49    But Knowledge to their eyes her ample page
            51    Chill Penury repressed their noble rage,
            64    And read their history in a nation's eyes,
            65    Their lot forbade: nor circumscribed alone
            66    Their growing virtues, but their crimes confined;
            74    Their sober wishes never learned to stray;
            76    They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.
            81    Their name, their years, spelt by the unlettered muse,
            92    Ev'n in our ashes live their wonted fires.
            94    Dost in these lines their artless tale relate;
          126    Or draw his frailties from their dread abode,

  2. [The Alliance of Education and Government. A Fragment]  (13 results)
              4    Their roots to feed and fill their verdant veins;
            20    To check their tender hopes with chilling fear,
            32    Their judgement mends the plan their fancy draws,
            42    There Industry and Gain their vigils keep,
            49    Their arms, their kings, their gods were rolled away.
            82    Their little wants, their low desires, refine,
            87    The manners speak the idiom of their soil.
            96    And while their rocky ramparts round they see,

  3. Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College  (9 results)
            17    As waving fresh their gladsome wing,
            32    Their murmuring labours ply
            36    The limits of their little reign,
            51    Alas, regardless of their doom,
            59    To seize their prey the murtherous band!
            65    Or pining Love shall waste their youth,
            84    More hideous than their Queen:
            95    Yet ah! why should they know their fate?
            98    Thought would destroy their paradise.

  4. A Long Story  (8 results)
            24    But rustling in their silks and tissues.
            38    And aprons long they hid their armour,
            39    And veiled their weapons bright and keen
            49    My lady heard their joint petition,
            71    Conveyed him underneath their hoops
            98    Forth from their gloomy mansions creeping
          110    And doff their hats with due submission:
          127    'Numbers would give their oaths upon it,

  5. Agrippina, a Tragedy  (7 results)
            66    Impending o'er your son: their answer was,
          111    Marked for their leader: these, by ties confirmed
          117    And mother of their Caesars. Ha! by Juno,
          126    Unquenchable, that glows within their breasts,
          133    Teach it their grandchildren, as somewhat rare
          135    Beyond their chronicle— oh! 'tis a cause
          155    And cast me forth in duty to their lord.

  6. The Bard. A Pindaric Ode  (7 results)
            25    'O'er thee, oh king! their hundred arms they wave,
            46    'Avengers of their native land:
            82    "A baleful smile upon their baffled guest.
            85    "Long years of havoc urge their destined course,
            86    "And through the kindred squadrons mow their way.
          106    'Descending slow their glittering skirts unroll?
          112    'Sublime their starry fronts they rear;

  7. [Translation from Dante, Inferno Canto xxxiii 1-78]  (7 results)
            35    The deadliest: he their chief, the foremost he
            39    O'erta'en beheld, and in their trembling flanks
            40    The hungry pack their sharp-set fangs embrued.
            43    Gave not to know their sum of misery,
            77    Their doleful cries. For three days more I groped
            78    About among their cold remains (for then
            80    On their dear names, that heard me now no more;

  8. [Translation] From Tasso [Gerusalemme Liberata] Canto 14, Stanza 32-9.  (6 results)
              3    And first to Ascalon their steps they bend,
            26    His course he turned and thus relieved their care:
            43    Their hands he seized and down the steep he led,
            46    Discovered half, and half concealed, their way,
            52    The birth of rivers, rising to their course;
            65    All stones of lustre shoot their vivid ray,

  9. Ode for Music  (5 results)
            21    To bless the place, where on their opening soul
            48    (Their tears, their little triumphs o'er, (accomp.)
            49    Their human passions now no more,
            54    To hail their Fitzroy's festal morning come;

  10. The Progress of Poesy. A Pindaric Ode  (5 results)
              4    A thousand rills their mazy progress take:
            35    Glance their many-twinkling feet.
            36    Slow melting strains their queen's approach declare:
            62    Their feather-cinctured chiefs, and dusky loves.
            78    Left their Parnassus for the Latian plains.

  11. [Lines Spoken by the Ghost of John Dennis at the Devil Tavern]  (4 results)
            20    Where ghostly rats their habitations keep,
            21    Where spiders spread their webs and owlish goblins sleep.
            32    Conceals the wayward band: here spend their time
            48    The people, as in life, still keep their passions,

  12. [Ode on the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitude]  (4 results)
            10    Frisking ply their feeble feet;
            11    Forgetful of their wintry trance
            21    Their raptures now that wildly flow,
            59    Their dull but daily round.

  13. Sonnet [on the Death of Mr Richard West]  (4 results)
              3    The birds in vain their amorous descant join,
              4    Or cheerful fields resume their green attire:
            11    The fields to all their wonted tribute bear;
            12    To warm their little loves the birds complain.

  14. The Descent of Odin. An Ode  (3 results)
            76    That bend to earth their solemn brow,
            77    That their flaxen tresses tear,
            79    Tell me whence their sorrows rose:

  15. Ode on the Spring  (3 results)
            10    Their gathered fragrance fling.
            29    Some show their gaily-gilded trim
            39    Or chilled by age, their airy dance

  16. Stanzas to Mr Bentley  (3 results)
              5    See, in their course, each transitory thought
            23    Together dart their intermingled rays,
            27    And as their pleasing influence [...]

  17. Imitated from Propertius, Lib: 3: Eleg: 5:  (2 results)
            30    Their wintry war or pour the autumnal rain;
            45    Earth's monster-brood stretched on their iron bed;

  18. [Verse Fragments]  (2 results)
              7        Their vanity & not their conscience feels

  19. The Candidate  (1 result)
            26    Their jewels of silver and jewels of gold?

  20. [The Death of Hoel]  (1 result)
            24    That live to weep and sing their fall.

  21. [Epitaph on Mrs Mason]  (1 result)
              4    And bids ''the pure in heart behold their God.''

  22. The Fatal Sisters. An Ode  (1 result)
            39    Soon their ample sway shall stretch

  23. [Imitated] From Propertius. Lib: 2: Eleg: 1.  (1 result)
              8    Or lawless o'er their ivory margin stray;

  24. [Lines Written at Burnham]  (1 result)
              1    And, as they bow their hoary tops, relate

  25. Ode on the Death of a Favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold Fishes  (1 result)
            16    Their scaly armour's Tyrian hue

  26. Ode to Adversity  (1 result)
            24    To her they vow their truth and are again believed.

  27. On L[or]d H[olland']s Seat near M[argat]e, K[en]t  (1 result)
            14        Arches and turrets nodding to their fall,

  28. [Translation from Statius, Thebaid VI 646-88, 704-24]  (1 result)
            57    Their cymbals toss and sounding brass explore:

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