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" FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race ; Call on the lazy leaden-stepping hours, Whose speed is but the heavy plummet's pace ; And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Which is no more than what is false and vain, And merely mortal dross ;... "
The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson - Page 26
by John Milton - 1807
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors

John Milton, Henry John Todd - 1826
...do gaze, " Seem dirt and dross in thy pure-sighted eye." And Milton again, in his Verses on Time : " Which is no more than what is false and vain, " And merely mortal dross." DUNSTER,. Ver. 31. Thy years &c.] Our Saviour's Temptation was soon after his Baptism ; and he was...
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The Mental Guide: Being a Compend of the First Principles of Metaphysics ...

Readers - 1828 - 384 pages
...strengthens the faculty whereby obscurity is made plain and beauty heightened. LESSON I. On Time. FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race:; Call on...is thy gain ! For when as each thing bad thou hast entomb'd, And last of all thy greedy self consumed, Then long eternity shall greet our bliss With an...
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Protestant vigils; or, Evening records of a journey in Italy, in ... 1826 ...

Harriet Morton (author of Protestant vigils.) - 1829
...believer in Jesus, who can say, in the beautiful language of Milton — " Fly, envious Tim*, till thon rnn out thy race : Call on the lazy, leaden-stepping hours,...And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Which a no more than what is false and vain, And merely mortal dross ; So little is our Ion ; So little is...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 3

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...into the mire, and shame produces that which advice has been too weak for. — Taller. DCLXXX. Fly ..envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on the lazy leaden-stepping hours, Where speed is but the heavy plummet's pace ; And glut thyself with what thy womb devours. Which is...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...into the mire, and shame produces that wliir.h advice has been too weak for—Taller. DCLXXX. Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on the lazy leaden-stepping hours, Where speed is but the heavy plummet's pace; And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Which is...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1832
...had, when he wrote it, and nothing satisfied with what was begun, left it unfinished. ON TIME." FLY envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on...devours, Which is no more than what is false and vain, s 31 a weeping] Jeremiah, ix. 10. ' For the mountains will I take up a weeping,' &c. Warton. * In Milton's...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...MILTON. O2f TIME. FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race, [hours. Call on the lazy leaden-stepping Whose speed is but the heavy plummet's pace; And glut...false and vain, And merely mortal dross; So little is bur loss, So little is thy gain. For when as each thing bad thou hast entombed, I And last of all thy...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1834 - 392 pages
...will an offspring give, t That till the world's last end shall make thy name to live. \ ON TIME. FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race; Call on...leaden-stepping hours, Whose speed is but the heavy plummet's And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Which is no more than what is i'uUo and vain, And merely...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

English poetry - 1836
...he wrote it, and nothing satisfied with what was begun, left u unfinished. ON TIME .' FLY, enviooS Time, till thou run out thy race ; Call on the lazy...is thy gain ! For when as each thing bad thou hast entombed, And last of all thy greedy self consumed, Then long Eternity shall greet our bliss With an...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes, and a Life of the ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1838
...pace : And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Which is no more than what is false and vain, 5 And merely mortal dross ; So little is our loss, So...intomb'd, And last of all thy greedy self consum'd, 10 Then long Eternity shall greet our bliss With an individual kiss ; And Joy shall overtake us as...
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