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" GARDEN How vainly men themselves amaze To win the palm, the oak, or bays, And their incessant labours see Crown'd from some single herb or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid; While all the flowers and trees do... "
The Outlaw - Page 11
by Mrs. S. C. Hall - 1835 - 918 pages
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 11

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1825
...follbwing is Marvell's translation of thig Latin poem :— THE GARDEN. " How vainly men themselves amaze, To win the palm, the oak, or bays : And their incessant...Crown'd from some single herb, or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ; While all the flow'rs, and trees, do close,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...does, dissolving, run Into the glorys of th' almighty sun. THE GARDEN. How vainly men themselves amaze, he his mete and his soupere. Ful many a fat partrich...breme, and many a luce, in stewe. Wo was hie coke but shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ; While all the fiow'rs, and trees do close, To weave the...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 11

Books - 1825
...following is Marvell's translation of this Latin poem:— THE GARDEN. " How vainly men themselves amaze, To win the palm, the oak, or bays : And their incessant...Crown'd from some single herb, or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ; While all the flow'rs, and trees, do close,...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1825
...following is Marvell's translation of this Latin poem : — THE GARDEN. " How vainly men themselves amaze, To win the palm, the oak, or bays : And their incessant...Crown'd from some single herb, or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ; While all the flow'rs, and trees, do close,...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1825
...following is Marvell's translation of this Latin poem : THE GARDEN. "How vainly men themselves amaze, To win the palm, the oak, or bays : And their incessant...Crown'd from some single herb, or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ; While all the flow'rs, and trees, do close,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...THE GARDEN. How vainly men themselves amaze., To win the palm, the oak, or bays ; And their ineessant shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ; While all the flow'rs, and trees do elose, To weave the...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - London (England) - 1836
...with another poem, displaying equal ex celleuce : — THE GARDEN. How vainly men themselves amaze, To win the palm, the oak, or bays : And their incessant...Crown'd from some single herb, or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ; While all the flow'rs, and trees, do close,...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...have thine image be White as I can, though not as thee. THE GARDEN. How vainly men themselves amaze, To win the palm, the oak, or bays ; And their incessant...single herb or tree, Whose short and narrow verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ; While all the flow'rs and trees do close, To weave the garlands...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...wculd have been Lilies without, roses within. T/i<,uy!ils in a Garden. How vainly men themselves amaze, h radiant feet the tinsucd clouds down ' And Heaven, as at some fes Crown 'd from some single herb, or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does prudently their toils...
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The poets of Yorkshire, commenced by W.C. Newsam: complete and publ. by J ...

William Cartwright Newsam - 1845
...the ohstreperous din of political activity ? THOUGHTS IN A GARDEN. How vainly men themselves amaze, To win the palm, the oak, or bays : And their incessant...Crown'd from some single herb, or tree, Whose short and narrow-verged shade Does prudently their toils upbraid ; While all the flowers, and trees, do close,...
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