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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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Miscellaneous Essays and Reviews

Albert Barnes - 1855
...spirit doth raise, (That iast infirmity of noble minds,) To scorn delights, and live laborious days j But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think...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 the world, nor...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856
...will suppose you hnd heen there— hut why should I suppose it — for what would that have availed?" To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the...think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury1 with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phoebus replied,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 pagina’s
...sing, and build the lofty rhyme. Line 14. Without the meed of some melodious tear. Line 70. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. Line 101. Built in the eclipse and rigged with curses dark. Line 109. The pilot of the Galilean lake....
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - 1856 - 554 pagina’s
...hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise — That last infirmity of noble minds — ) touched my trembling cars ; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glist'ring foil...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...spirit doth raise, (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days ; hut the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to...shears, 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 Hi' world, nor...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1857 - 570 pagina’s
...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 spirit doth...And slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phcobus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 pagina’s
...shade, Or with the tangles of Neicra's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, 70 (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,...And slits the thin-spun life. "But not the praise," Line 30. "Where were ye f" "Tills burst la its magnificent as it in aflectinff."— Sir E. Brydgti....
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - 1857 - 412 pagina’s
...thankless Muse ! Fame is the spur which the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the...life. " But not the praise," Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil...
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Married or single? Author's ed

Catharine Maria Sedgwick - 1857
...spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights and live laborious days : únt the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to...And slits the thin-spun life,— But not the praise !"— MILTON. LET us look into the apartment of a young lawyer preparing his first great case. The...
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Letters, conversations, and recollections [ed. by T.Allsop].

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1858 - 251 pagina’s
...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 spirit doth...thin-spun life. But not the praise, Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor on the glistering foil...
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