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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 : But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-judging... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton - Page 464
by John Milton - 1857 - 570 pages
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...abhorred shears-, And slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phffibus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows...spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed."...
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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...spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed."...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows...world, nor in broad rumour lies : But lives and spreads aji&fcjt'th'ose pure eyes, And perfect witness of affjudging .love ; 8] As he pronounces lastly on...
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Licida, di Giovanni Milton: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...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...deed, " Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed." O fountain Arethuse, and them, honour'd flood, Smooth-sliding Mincius, crowned with vocal reeds, That...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the gliit'ring foil, Set off to th' world : nor in broad rumor lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes,...each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed. O fountain Arethusc,and thouhonor'd flood, Smooth-sliding Mincius, crown'd with vocal reeds, That strain...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 88

1860
...said Carlton, "you must not omit the answer, and a noble one it is — ' But not the praise, Pho3bus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; Fame is no...deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed.'" "But don't you see," I replied, " that there is an ambiguity in this : for Milton, though he uses the...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...shears, /' ^ (., And slits the thin-spun life. ' But not the praise,' Phcebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; 'Fame is no plant that grows on...foil, Set off to' the world, nor in broad rumour lies ; f But li ves and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove - cAs...
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An Historical and Critical Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Right ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 427 pages
...his Lycidas, " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glittering foil, Set off to th' world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads...deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed." CHAPTER XX. Spanish Proverb. — Lord Byron's Attacks on Mr. Southey. — Reply of the latter in his...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: With ...

John Watkins - Poets, English - 1822 - 428 pages
...his Lycidas, " Fame ia no plant that grow* on mortal soil, Nor in the glittering foil, Set off to th' world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads...deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed." CHAFFER XX. Spanish Proverb. — Lord Byron's Attacks on Mr. Southey. — Reply of the latter in his...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...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,...deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed." O fountain Arethuse ! and thou hoiior'd flood, Smooth-sliding Mincius, crown'd with vocal reeds ! That...
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