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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: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 117
edited by - 1779
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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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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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the English Anthology

T. And J. Egerton - 1793
...not better don as others ufe, To fport with Amaryllis in the fhade, Or with the tangles of Nea:ra's hair ? Fame is the fpur that the clear fpirit doth...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 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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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...the (hade, Or with the tangles of Nexra's hair ? Fame is the fpur that the clear fpi'rit dothraife 70 (That laft infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights,...days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, Aad think to buift out into fuddcn blaze. Comet the blind Fury with th' abhorred {hears, 75 And flits...
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 328 pages
...Fame. 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 shears, And slits the thin-spun...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...hair ? 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 th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun...
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Lectures on Painting, Delivered at the Royal Academy of Arts: With a Letter ...

John Opie - Painting - 1809 - 269 pages
..." 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 abhorred, shears, And slits the thin spualLfe."...
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Lectures on painting, delivered at the Royal Academy of Arts: with a letter ...

John Opie, Amelia Alderson Opie - Painting, European - 1809 - 269 pages
...•*- 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 (lank to burst out into sudden blaze,. Comes the blind Fury with abhorred shears,. And slits the thin...
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Cowper's Milton, in Four Volumes: Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's ...

William Hayley, John Milton, William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1810
...hair ? 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 Fuiy with the abhorred shears-, And slits the thin-spun...
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