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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 British Poets, Volume 3

1866
...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, * * In Milton's MS. written with his own hand,—' On Time. To be set on a clock-case.' Wart/on. 61...
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The Water of Life, and Other Sermons

Charles Kingsley - Sermons, English - 1867 - 328 pages
...time, till thou run out thy race, And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Which is no more thau what is false and vain And merely mortal dross. So little is our loss, so little is thy gain, or when as each bad thing thou hast entombed, And, last of all, thy greedy self consumed, Then long...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins: Complete in ...

English poetry - 1867
...bad, whe n he wrote it, and nothing satisfied with what was begun, left Ц unfinished. ON TIME. FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race ; Call on the lazy leaden-stepping hours, IVhose speed is but the heavy plummet's pace ; And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Wbich is...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed a Biography of the ...

John Milton, Edward Phillips - 1868 - 574 pages
...when he wrote it, and nothing satisfied with what was begun, left it unfinished.] V. 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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Hymns and Poems for the Sick and Suffering

Thomas Vincent Fosbery - Christian poetry - 1868 - 346 pages
...thoti becom'st like that which fills thy sight. rforlastmg life after Seatfj ? ON TIME. Milton. FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on...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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England's Antiphon

George MacDonald - English literature - 1868 - 332 pages
...certainly the grandest of them. It is a little ode, written to be set on a clock-case. ON TIME. Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race. Call on...plummet's pace, And glut thyself with what thy womb devoursWhich is no more than what is false and vain, And merely mortal dross : • So little is our...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1868
...race ; Call on the lazy leaden stepping hours, Whose speed is but the heavy plummet 'я расе ; And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Which...more than what is false and vain, And merely mortal drost ; So little is our loss, So little is thy gain ! for when as each thing bad thou hast entombed,...
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The complete poetical works of John Milton. With life of the author; and dr ...

John Milton - Fall of man - 1870 - 537 pages
...they shall read this clearly in your charge, New Presbyter is but Old Priest writ large. 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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English poems, ed. with life, intr. and selected notes by R.C. Browne, Volume 1

Richard Charles Browne - 1870
...measure ev'n, 10 To that same lot, however mean, or high, ON TIME. To be set on a clock case. FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on...devours, Which is no more than what is false and vain, 5 And merely mortal dross; So little is our loss, So little is thy gain. For when as each thing bad...
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The poetical works of John Milton, ed. with a critical memoir by ..., Issue 322

John Milton - 1871
...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...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...
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