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" Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury... "
Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ... - Pagina 149
geredigeerd door - 1864
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...not better done as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nesera's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spi'rit doth...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin spun life. But not the praise, Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - 1826 - 807 pagina’s
...spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) 71 To scorn delights and live laborious days ; Rut 徫 삀 π w ݔ ... 삀 0 ǀ L Ɖ $ & Pho?bus replied, and touch* d my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 4

New elegant extracts - 1827
...spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and UVC laborious days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope...thin-spun life. ' But not the praise/ Phoebus replied, and tonch'd my trembling ears; , Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Lord Byron

George Clinton - 1828 - 756 pagina’s
...such the disappointments which lie in wait to check the most honorable enterprises ! ' Fame i ? the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears And slits the thin-spun life.' CHAPTER I. THE late Lord Byron was descended from...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 37,Nummer 73

1828 - 590 pagina’s
...Collingwood — to whom may truly be applied the beautiful lines of our great poet : ' Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind fury with th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life but not the praise ' we may safely add — for that...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1828
...Collingwood — to whom may truly be applied the beautiful lines of our great poet : ' Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind fury with th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life but not the praise '. we may safely add — for that...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1828
...Collingwood — to whom may truly be applied the beautiful lines of our great poet : ' Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind fury with th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life but not the praise ' we may safely add — for that...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...often hits right, and most especially when she speaketh ill of men — Saville. Dcxcvn. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to th' world, nor in...
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The history of Thucydides, newly tr. and illustr. with annotations ..., Volume 1

Thucydides - 1829
...passages were probably in the mind of Milton, in those matchless verses of his Lycidast " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise." 3 Decline .] Or give up. The...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1834
...care To tend the homely slighted shepherd's trade, 65 And strictly meditate the thankless Muse ? WTere it not better done as others use, To sport with Amaryllis...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears, 75 swift] Vir. jEn. 1. 321. ' Volucremque fuga praevertitur Hebrum.' fParfon....
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