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The selected word "they" appears 83 times in the following 23 texts (sorted by results):

  1. A Long Story  (11 results)
            38    And aprons long they hid their armour,
            44    A wicked imp they call a poet,
            54    Through lanes unknown, o'er stiles they ventured,
            57    The trembling family they daunt,
            58    They flirt, they sing, they laugh, they tattle,
            61    Each hole and cupboard they explore,
            74    But that they left the door ajar,
            79    Out of the window, whisk, they flew,

  2. The Bard. A Pindaric Ode  (10 results)
              4    'They mock the air with idle state.
            25    'O'er thee, oh king! their hundred arms they wave,
            35    'On dreary Arvon's shore they lie,
            43    'No more I weep. They do not sleep.
            45    'I see them sit, they linger yet,
            47    'With me in dreadful harmony they join,
          104    'They melt, they vanish from my eyes.
          112    'Sublime their starry fronts they rear;
          122    'They breathe a soul to animate thy clay.

  3. Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College  (7 results)
            18    My weary soul they seem to soothe,
            38    Still as they run they look behind,
            39    They hear a voice in every wind,
            53    No sense have they of ills to come,
            60    Ah, tell them, they are men!
            95    Yet ah! why should they know their fate?

  4. [The Alliance of Education and Government. A Fragment]  (6 results)
            31    They follow pleasure and they fly from pain;
            34    The soft returns of gratitude they know,
            95    They guard with spirit what by strength they gained;
            96    And while their rocky ramparts round they see,

  5. The Progress of Poesy. A Pindaric Ode  (6 results)
              6    Drink life and fragrance as they flow.
            33    Now in circling troops they meet:
            53    Hyperion's march they spy, and glittering shafts of war.
            79    Alike they scorn the pomp of tyrant-power,
            82    They sought, oh Albion! next thy sea-encircled coast.
          100    Where angels tremble while they gaze,

  6. [Translation from Dante, Inferno Canto xxxiii 1-78]  (6 results)
            42    My children (they were with me) sleep as yet
            48    Where are thy tears? Too soon they had aroused them,
            54    Within was stone. They wept, unhappy boys,
            55    They wept; and first my little dear Anselmo
            64    For anguish, which they construed hunger. Straight
            65    Arising all they cried, 'Far less shall be

  7. [Translation] From Tasso [Gerusalemme Liberata] Canto 14, Stanza 32-9.  (6 results)
              1    Dismissed at length, they break through all delay
              3    And first to Ascalon their steps they bend,
            11    Irresolute they stand, when lo! appears
            49    Through subterraneous passages they went,
            51    Of many a flood they viewed the secret source,
            57    Further they pass, where ripening minerals flow,

  8. Ode on the Spring  (5 results)
              8    While whispering pleasure as they fly,
            33    And they that creep, and they that fly,
            34    Shall end where they began.
            40    They leave, in dust to rest.

  9. Ode for Music  (4 results)
            18    Rapt in celestial transport they, (accomp.)
            20    They send of tender sympathy
            55    And thus they speak in soft accord
            89    'Through the wild waves as they roar

  10. Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard  (3 results)
            27    How jocund did they drive their team afield!
            76    They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.
          127    (There they alike in trembling hope repose)

  11. The Fatal Sisters. An Ode  (3 results)
            28    Where they triumph, where they die.
            37    They, whom once the desert-beach

  12. Agrippina, a Tragedy  (2 results)
            20    His hospitable board: they are aware
            21    Of the unpledged bowl, they love not Aconite.

  13. [The Death of Hoel]  (2 results)
            16    From the golden cup they drink
            19    Flushed with mirth and hope they burn:

  14. Ode to Adversity  (2 results)
            21    Light they disperse, and with them go
            24    To her they vow their truth and are again believed.

  15. Stanzas to Mr Bentley  (2 results)
            13    Ah! could they catch his strength, his easy grace,
            15    The energy of Pope they might efface,

  16. The Candidate  (1 result)
            15    'They say he's no Christian, loves drinking and whoring,

  17. The Characters of the Christ-Cross Row, By a Critic, To Mrs —  (1 result)
            14    They're all diverted into H and B.

  18. [Imitated] From Propertius. Lib: 2: Eleg: 1.  (1 result)
            99    When then my fates that breath they gave shall claim,

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

  20. [Ode on the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitude]  (1 result)
            56    They perish in the boundless deep

  21. Song I  (1 result)
              8    They smile, but reply not. Sure Delia will tell me!

  22. [Tophet]  (1 result)
              3    I saw them bow and, while they wished him dead,

  23. The Triumphs of Owen. A Fragment  (1 result)
            17    Black and huge along they sweep,

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