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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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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...give, That, till the world's last end, shall make thy name to live. 1 ' Youth : ' Mercy. ON TIME.1 FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race ; Call on...is thy gain ! For when as each thing bad thou hast cntomb'd, And last of all thy greedy self consum'd, Then long Eternity shall greet our bliss • With...
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Milton's poetical works, with life, critical diss. and notes by G. Gilfillan

John Milton - 1853
...give, That, till the world's last end, shall make thy name to live. 1 'Youth:' Mercy. ON TIME.1 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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Ausfuhrliches theoretisch-praktisches lehrbuch der englischen sprache, Volume 2

G. F. Burckhardt - 1853
...Death smiles and roses are blending, And Beauty immortal awakes from the tomb. Beattie. 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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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up I trust? Sir W. Raleigh. Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on...dross: So little is our loss, So little is thy gain. Milton. Time's minutes, whilst they 're told, Do make us old; And every sand of his fleet glass, Increasmg...
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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...dross : So little is our loss, So little is thy gain. MILTON ON TIME. 441 For when, as each thing bad thou haat intomb'd, And last of all thy greedy self...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON.

REV. JOHN MITFORD - 1853
...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 * In Milton's MS. written with his own hand,' — ' On Time. To be set on a clock-case.' ,, Warton....
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A cyclopędia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1854
...Time (once past) can never be recall'd, And therefore Time is figured to be bald. Peter Small. Fly, envious Time, till thou run out thy race, Call on...mortal dross; So little is our loss, So little is our gain. For when as each thing bad thou hast entomb'd, And last of all thy greedy self cousum'd,...
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The complete poetical works of John Milton, with life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 pages
...the Scythian's name ; Or Medway smooth, or royal-towered Thame. [The reel was prose.] 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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The poetical works of John Milton

John Milton - 1855 - 748 pages
...frequent return of rhyme. — T. WARTOH. 1 ON TIME.i FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race j Call on the lazy leaden-stepping hours, Whose speed...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 Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 pages
...when he wrote it, and nothing satisfied with what was begun, left it unfinished.] V. ON TIME.1 FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race ; Call on...vain, And merely mortal dross; So little is our loss, For when as each thing bad thou hast entombed. So little is thy gain. And last of all thy greedy self...
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