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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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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise 70 (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scom 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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Holmes and Frankfurter: Their Correspondence, 1912-1934

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Felix Frankfurter - Law - 1996 - 302 pages
...hope that the "fury with the abhorred shears" will defer her snip for a time.1 Yours as ever, OWH 1. 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-spin...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...'Lycidas' Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn d my burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th'abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun...
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Pastoral Process: Spenser, Marvell, Milton

Susan Snyder - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 241 pages
...development, fulfillment, close. But instead, order and preparation are mocked by a terrifying randomness: 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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Romantic Poets and the Culture of Posterity

Andrew Bennett - Literary Criticism - 1999
...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 th'abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Religion - 2000 - 218 pages
...never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee. John Donne, Meditation, XVII (1624) H 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 life....
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November: Lincoln's Elegy at Gettysburg

Kent Gramm - History - 2001 - 344 pages
...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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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...man: 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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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise0 70 (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find,0 And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears,0 And...
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Poemas y poetas clįsicos ingleses. De Geoffrey Chaucer a Dylan Thomas ...

2005 - 318 pages
...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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