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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 Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ... - Page 476
by John Milton - 1855 - 570 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...the shade, Or with the tangles of Nezra's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spi'rit doth raise 70 (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears, 75 And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd...
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 328 pages
...Еź ful)lte felbfl baź ©eelenlofe 5ßon meineź gebenź SBieberl)all. SCHILLER. Fame. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Phœbus replied, and touched my trembling ears. Vates Amans Naturae. Ut statuam fertur, miro perculsus...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...not better done as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles pf Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that. the clear spirit doth...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Pheebus reply'd, and touch'd...
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Lectures on Painting, Delivered at the Royal Academy of Arts: With a Letter ...

John Opie - Painting - 1809 - 269 pages
...UNDERTAKING; THE FRIENDS OF HIS PRIVATE LIFE, AND ADMIRERS OF HIS PROFESSIONAL EMINENCE. •*- Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And (lank to burst out into sudden blaze,. Comes the blind Fury with abhorred shears,. And slits the thin...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sidney

Thomas Zouch - 1809 - 400 pages
...noble structure moulders into dissolution. »' Fame is ihe spur that the clear spirit doth raise " To scorn delights, and live laborious days : " But...out into sudden blaze, " Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears " And slits the thin-spun life." Mihon's Ijycidas. « If it had pleased Divine...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...the stream was sent, Down' the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore ? Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth...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...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...better done, as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, N2 Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth...think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fuiy with the abhorred shears-, And slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phffibus replied,...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...Nezra's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) 71 To scorn delights and live laborious days ; But the...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...
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Licida, di Giovanni Milton: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...inchanting son, Whom universal Nature did lament, When, by the rout that made the hideous roar, His goary visage down the stream was sent Down the swift Hebrus...blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, Audslitsthe thin-spun life. "But not the praise — (Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd my trembling ears...
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History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge: Including ..., Volume 2

George Dyer - 1814 - 452 pages
...studying the law a year or two, in the Temple, he travelled abroad, and died at Athens. " Fame is the spur, that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to gain, And think to burst forth into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears, And...
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