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" Old age hath yet his honour and his toil; Death closes all: but something ere the end, Some work of noble note, may yet be done, Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods. "
Translations [of poems, in various languages] by lord Lyttelton and W.E ... - Page 78
1863
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Aging, Creativity and Art: A Positive Perspective on Late-Life Development

Martin Lindauer - Psychology - 2003 - 312 pages
...creativity into old age. The reader, at the end of the book, will hopefully agree. Old Age and Old Artists Old age hath yet his honour and his toil; Death closes all; but something ere the end, Some work of novel note, may yet be done, Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods. Tennyson, Ulysses The arts have...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - Poetry - 2007 - 544 pages
...mariners, Souls that have toiled and wrought, and thought with me, — That ever with a frolic welcome took The thunder and the sunshine, and opposed Free hearts,...Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods. The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks; The long day wanes; the slow moon climbs; the deep Moans round with...
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Centauri Dreams: Imagining and Planning Interstellar Exploration

Paul Gilster - Science - 2004 - 302 pages
...mariners, Souls that have toiled, and wrought, and thought with me— That ever with a frolic welcome took The thunder and the sunshine, and opposed Free hearts,...foreheads— you and I are old; Old age hath yet his honor and his toil; Death closes all; but something ere the end. Some work of noble note, may yet be...
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What are Old People For?: How Elders Will Save the World

William H. Thomas - Psychology - 2004 - 370 pages
...Where does the courage to take such action come from? Tennyson tells us: Old age hath yet his honor and his toil. Death closes all; but something ere the end, Some work of noble note may yet be done, . . . The courage to do the noble work of deliberately bringing peace to a family is, today, beyond...
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Concepts: A Prototheist Quest for Science-minded Skeptics of Catholic, and ...

Paul Dehn Carleton - Belief and doubt - 2004 - 408 pages
...80. For those of us in the twilight of our years, take heart from these words of Tennyson's Ulysses: "Free hearts, free foreheads, — you and I are old; / Old age hath yet his honor and his toil. / Death closes all: but something ere the end, / Some work of noble note, may yet...
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Allegories of One's Own Mind: Melancholy in Victorian Poetry

David G. Riede - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 226 pages
...with a frolic welcome took The thunder and the sunshine, and opposed Free hearts, free foreheads—you and I are old; Old age hath yet his honour and his...Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods. The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks: The long day wanes: the slow moon climbs: the deep Moans round with...
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西洋文學術語手冊

張錯 - Literature - 2005 - 335 pages
...刻都分秒必爭, 應該速有別的, 一些新事物佇迎者‥ you and I are old; Old age hath yet his honor and his toil. Death closes all; but something ere...Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods. The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks; The long day wanes; the low moon climbs; the deep Moans round with...
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Worldwired

Elizabeth Bear - Fiction - 2005 - 416 pages
...heavy. Electric. Waiting for the storm. And somewhere, someone was speaking poetry: Death closes al!: but something ere the end, Some work of noble note,...Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods. The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks . . . Dr. Tjakamarra. Leslie concentrated on his hands. Hands made...
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Keep the Fire!

Donald E. Anderson - Religion - 2005 - 276 pages
...production than reduction in senior adulthood. No matter how old we are, as Tennyson would put it, "Death closes all; but something ere the end, / Some work of noble note, may yet be done.... 'Tis not too late to seek a newer world," 9 People who aim at nothing generally hit it, and retirement...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...wrought, and thought with meThat ever with a frolic welcome took The thunder and the sunshine, and oppos'd Free hearts, free foreheads — you and I are old;...Not unbecoming men that strove with Gods. The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks: The long day wanes: the slow moon climbs: the deep Moans round with...
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