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" 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 with the abhorred... "
The Works of the English Poets: Milton - Page 159
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes

John Milton - 1713
...raifa ( That laft infirntiry of Noble mind ) . - , . ; . t To fcom delights, and lire laborious d;ryv ; But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to bin ft out into fudden blaze, ' i Comes the blind futy with th' abhorred fljears, And flit st he thin-fptm...
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Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations of the ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1716
...fpirit doth raife (That laft infirmity of Noble mind) To feorn delighrs, and live laborious dayes^; But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burfl out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhotred (hears, And flirs the thin-fpun...
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Poems on Several Occasions: With Some Select Essays in Prose. In ..., Volume 1

John Hughes - English poetry - 1735 - 275 pages
.... Fame Is the Spur, that the char Spirit doth raifet ( That loft Infirmity of noble Mind, ) Tafcern Delights, and live laborious Days ; But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burjl out intofudden Blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred Shears^ jJndJRts the thin-fpun Life....
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1747 - 387 pages
...Fame is the fpur that the clear fpirit doth raife (That laft infirmity of noble mind) • To (corn delights, and live laborious days ; But the fair Guerdon...to find, And think to burft out into fudden blaze, ComeĽ the blind Fury with th' abhorred (h.ears, Andflits the : tbin-fpun.W;e.—,But not the praift,...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

English poetry - 1781
...fpur that the clear fpirit doth raife (That laft infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights, and iive laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And thiiik to burft out Lnto fuddeu blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred fhears, And flits the...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...Fame is the spur that the clear spi'rit doth raise 70 (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 with th' abhorred shears, 75 And slits the thin-spun...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Ialian, and Latin, with Translations ...

Thomas Warton - 1791 - 608 pages
...fpirit doth raife (That laft infirmity of noble mind) ji To fcorn delights, and live laborious days j But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burft cut into fudden blaze, " RRO," Hor. On. i. xxv. zo. See alfoHuETiANA, Ixlv. If, however, a river was...
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the English Anthology

T. And J. Egerton - 1793
...fhade, Or with the tangles of Nea:ra's hair ? Fame is the fpur that the clear fpirit doth raife 70 (That laft infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights, and live laborious dayes; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find. And think to burft out into fudden blaze, Comes the...
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The English Anthology ...

Joseph Ritson - English poetry - 1793 - 334 pages
...fhade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair ? Fame is the fpur that the clear fpirit doth raife 70 {That laft infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights, and live laborious dayes ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burft out into fudden blaze, Comes...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

English poetry - 1795
...in the fhaJc, Or with the tangles of Nexra's hair ? Fame is the fpur that the clear fp'rit doth nufe (That laft infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights,...the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burftout into fudden blaze. Comes the blind Fury with th' all -jrred fhears, And flits the thin-fpun...
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