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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 151
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...in the fhade, Or with the tangles ofNeara's hair? Fame is the fpur that the clear fpirit doth raife (That laft infirmity of Noble mind} To fcorn delights,...blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred fhears, ". And flics the thin fpun Life, But not the praife, Tbabus reply'd, and touch'd my trembling ears...
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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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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...(That laft infirmity of Noble mind) Tofcorn delights, and live laborious dayes ; But the fair Gueidon when we hope to find, And think to burft out into...fudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred (hears, And flits the thin-fpun Life. But not the praife, rhxkui repli'd, and touch'd my trembling...
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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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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...Noble mind) -• Tofcorn delights, and live laborious dayes ; But the fair 'Guerdon when we hope ro find, And think to burft out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind Furj with th' abhorred (Hears, And flits the thin-fpun Life. But not the praife, Ihabm repli'd, an-d...
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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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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 4

Poets, English - 1753
...reflexion of Milton in his Lycidas ; Fame is the fpur, that the clear fpirit doth raife, (That laii infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights, and live...blaze, Comes the blind fury with th' abhorred fhears, And flits the thin-fpun life. He was privately buried in the vault under the ihancel of St. Andrew's...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added, Samson ...

John Milton - Epic poetry, English - 1759 - 390 pages
...Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair? Fame is the fpur that the clear fpi'rit dothraifeyo (That Ian infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights, and live...burft out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th'abhorred ihears, 75 And flits the thin-fpun life. But not the praife, Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd...
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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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