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" 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 with the abhorred shears And slits the thin-spun life.  "
Chaucer to Burns - Page 110
by Rossiter Johnson - 1876
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 328 pages
...SCHILLER. Fame. 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...And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Phœbus replied, and touched my trembling ears. Vates Amans Naturae. Ut statuam fertur, miro perculsus...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...not better done, as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade. Or with the tangles of Nezra's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth...praise," Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world,...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...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...praise,*" Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears j " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world,...
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Licida di Giovanni Milton: monodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...Nesera'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...blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, Audslitsthe thin-spun life. "But not the praise — (Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd my trembling ears...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Ncnera's liair ? Fame is tin; 7" their jarring spheres confound. Together both...Michael from the armoury of God Was given him temper Phcobus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...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...praise," Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears : " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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...slits the thin-spun life.. " But not the praise," Phoabus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears : " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...CLASS BOOK. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind,) To scorn delights and live laborious days ; . But...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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Theatrum Poetarum Anglicanorum: Containing Brief Characters of the English ...

Edward Phillips, Sir Egerton Brydges - Poets, English - 1824 - 205 pages
...Lycidas\ Fame is the spur that ike clear spirit doth raise, ( That last infirmity of noble minds, ) To scorn delights , and live laborious days : But...praise , Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears, Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world,...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1824
...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...praise,' Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; ' Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil, Set off to the world,...
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