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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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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...a haunt of Pan. Like Erymanth, it is an mounts Lycttiti and Manalus (Georg. I, 16-17). ON TIME Fly envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on...the heavy Plummet's pace; And glut thyself with what rhy womb devours, Which is no more than what is false and vain, 5 And merely mortal dross; So little...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...he had when he wrote it, and nothing satisfied anth what mu begun, left it unfinished. On Time Fly envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on...leaden-stepping hours, Whose speed is but the heavy plummet's pace;0 And glut thyself with what thy womb devours,0 Which is no more than what is false and vain,...
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