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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... "
November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg - Page 295
by Kent Gramm - 2001 - 344 pages
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...ears ; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glist'ring foil Set off to th' world, nor in broad Rumor lies, But lives and spreads aloft...pure 'eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove; R *' As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in Heav'n expect thy meed. O fountain Arcthuse,...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...thin-spun life. " But not 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, nor in broad rumour lies ; But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phffibus 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, nor in broad rumour lies ; But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness...
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Licida, di Giovanni Milton: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...thin-spun life. "But not the praise — (Phoebus reply'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 rumour lies, " But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, " And perfect...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 88

England - 1860
...noble one it is — ' But not the praise, Pho3bus 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...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...the thin-spun life. ' But not the praise,' Phcebus 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, nor in broad rumour lies ; f But li ves and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 45

English literature - 1835
...plant that grows in mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to th' world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives, and spreads aloft by those pure eyes,...And perfect witness of all-judging Jove — " — as that great poet has described it, whose works are a perpetual invocation before its altar. Shall we...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...the 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 foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumor lies ; But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...the thin-spun 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, Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies : Br.t lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect...
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The London Magazine, Volume 7

English literature - 1823
...hard blow on thy tender flowers with their foggy breath, doubt not the advent of due guerdon. Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil; Nor in the glistering foil, Set off to the world : nor in broad rumour lies. Relinquish not our art — lest thine own in anger desert thee....
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