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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, and a Life of the ..., Volume 2

John Mitford - 1839
...weeping] Jeremiah, ix. 10. ' For the mountains will I take up a weeping,' &c. Warion. ON TIME.* 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: With a Memoir, and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1843
...thou do, he will an offspring give, That till the world's last end shall make thy name to live. 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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The Gem book of poesie, by the author of 'The ancient poets and poetry of ...

Gem book - 1846 - 160 pages
...O! God! be thou, Who art the widow's friend, her comforter! SOUTH EY. TIMES AND SEASONS. 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 consum'd, Then long eternity shall greet our bliss With an...
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Poems

John W. Curtis - American poetry - 1846 - 168 pages
..." ancient night " do reign ; * Vide an irregular piece, " written to be set on a clock-caae." " 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 loss,...
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Hymns and Poems for the Sick and Suffering

Hymns, Thomas Vincent Fosbery - Hymns, English - 1850 - 400 pages
...And thou becom'st like that which fills thy sight. eberlasting life after trr atfi ? ON TIME. 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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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...will an offspring give, 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...dross; So little is our loss, So little is thy gain 1 For when as each thing bad thou hast entomb'd. And last of all thy greedy self consumed, Then long...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1852
...will an offspring give, That till the world's last end shall make thy name to live. v. ON TIME. s 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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The Bible and the people

1852
...dispassionately considered. PASSAGES IN THE LIFE OF AN ENQUIRER. ( Concluded from page 27Q.) CHAPTER VIII. Fly. envious Time, till thou run out thy race ; Call on...leaden-stepping hours, Whose speed is but the heavy plummet's space; And glut thyself with what thy worms devours, Which is no more than what is fabe and vain, And...
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THEOLOGICAL ESSAYS

FREDERICK DENISON MAURICE, M.A. - 1853
...distinction between Time and Eternity, I should wish my readers to meditate these lines of Milton. "Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race; Call on...thou hast intomb'd, And last of all thy greedy self consumed, Then long Eternity shall greet our bliss With an individual kiss; And joy shall overtake...
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Theological Essays

Frederick Denison Maurice - Theology - 1853 - 487 pages
...distinction between Time and Eternity, I should wish my readers to meditate these lines of Milton. " Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race; Call on...thou hast intomb'd, And last of all thy greedy self consumed, Then long Eternity shall greet our bliss With an individual kiss; And joy shall overtake...
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