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" Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; ' Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies : But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-judging... "
The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Pagina 124
door James Gillman - 1838 - 362 pagina’s
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - 1851 - 255 pagina’s
...plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glist'ring foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumor lies, But lives, and spreads aloft by those pure eyes,...deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed." That came in Neptune's plea ; He ask'd the waves, and ask'd the felon winds, What hard mishap hath...
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The Tusculan disputations, book first ; the dreams of Scipio: and extracts ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1851 - 207 pagina’s
...the sixth and seventh chapters, we may compare the lines in Milton's Lycidas, 78 -84 : " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumor lies; But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 pagina’s
...thin-spun life. K But not the praise," Phcebus replied, and touche<J my trembling ears; " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil ; Set off to the world, nor in broad rumor lies; But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears: " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil. Nor in the glistering...deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed." O fountain Arethuse, and thou honour'd flood, Smooth-sliding Mincius, crown'd with vocal reeds ! That...
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We That Were Young

Irene Rathbone - 1989 - 498 pagina’s
...through. It's not as though soldiering were your line, either. Remember: "Fame is no plant that grows in mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil set off to the world, Nor in broad rumour lies;" Remember too: "And gilded honour shamefully misplaced." The poets do understand; they do — always.'...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - 1993 - 306 pagina’s
...is the point when you won't be around to revel in it? The answer is rapidly presented: 'Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to th'world, nor in broad rumor lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - 1994 - 601 pagina’s
...grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, 80 But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And...perfect witness of all-judging Jove; As he pronounces lasdy on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed.' O fountain Arethuse,105 and thou honoured...
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The Philosophy of Michael Dummett

B.F. McGuinness, Brian McGuinness, G. Oliveri - 1994 - 390 pagina’s
...on his deathbed. All the same, the true view of the matter must be God's: to turn to Milton again: As He pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in Heav'n expect thy meed. The idea of a Last Judgement, and the idea that it is God who searches the...
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John Milton: 1732-1801

John T. Shawcross - 1995 - 452 pagina’s
...as the spur, and the obtainment of it as a guerdon. There is a difficulty in these lines: Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil, Set off to the world. [70-2] It seems doubtful whether the metaphor of a plant in the first line is continued to the second,...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 pagina’s
...thin-spun life. "But not the praise," Phoebus repli'd, and touch 'd my trembling ears; "Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil. Nor in the glistering foil Set off to th'world, nor in broad rumor lies, 80 But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness...
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