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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 32
by John Milton - 1807
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Hymns and Poems for the Sick and Suffering

Thomas Vincent Fosbery - Christian poetry - 1857 - 400 pages
...which fills thy sight. 9nlr rlicr lasting life after trra 1 5 ? ON TIME. FLY, envious Time, till>thou run out thy race, Call on the lazy leaden-stepping...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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Odes and Sonnets, Illustrated

English poetry - 1859 - 107 pages
...and virtue's sacred fire, And Peace, and love, and heavenly Melancholy. BAMPFYLDE. ODE 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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Odes and Sonnets, Illustrated

English poetry - 1859 - 107 pages
...watchdog barks, and ploughmen lie, ODE ON TIME. FLY, envious Time, till thou run out thy race ; Call oil the lazy leaden-stepping Hours, Whose speed is but...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 AVith...
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The Poems of John Milton: With Notes, Volume 1

John Milton, Thomas Keightley - 1859
...to any. 2. Call on, ie bid hasten. 3. Whose speed, ete. Au evident allusion to the pendulum. Whieh is no more than what is false and vain, And merely...So little is our loss, So little is thy gain. For whenas eaeh thing had thou hast entombed, And last of all thy greedy self eonsumed, m Then long Eternity...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Milton, James Montgomery - 1861
...envious Time, till them run out thy race ; Call on the lazy leaden-stepping Hours, Whose speed is hut the heavy plummet's pace ; And glut thyself with what...loss, So little is thy gain ! For when as each thing had thou hast entomb'd, And, last of all, thy greedy self consumed, ю Then long eternity shall greet...
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Complete Poetical Works

John Milton - 1862
...had, when he wrote it, and nothing satisfie with what was begun, left it unfinished. ON TIME.* FLY. envious Time, till thou run out thy race ; Call on...with what thy womb devours, Which is no more than is false and vain, And merely mortal dross ; So little is our loss, So little is thy gain ! For when...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with illustr. by E.H. Corbould and J. Gilbert

John Milton - 1864
...nothing satisfied with what was begun, left it unfinished. ON TIME. [To be set on a Clock-Casc.] Fl.Y, 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, 10 Then long Eternity shall greet our bliss With...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton with a Life of the Author: Preliminary ...

John Milton, Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 688 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...pace ; And glut thyself with what thy womb devours, Whicn is no more than what is false and vain, i And merely mortal dross ; So little is our loss, So...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866
...of happiness, Blest is thy dwelling-place — O to abide in the desert with thee ! XIV. ON TIME. LY, 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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Curiosities of Clocks and Watches: From the Earliest Times

Edward J. Wood - Clocks and watches - 1866 - 443 pages
...Fly, envious Time, till thcm run out thy race ; Call on the lazy leaden-stepping hours, W hose specd is but the heavy plummet's pace; And glut thyself...thou hast intomb'd, And last of all thy greedy self cousum'd, Then long Eternity shall greet our bliss With an individual kiss; And joy shall overtake...
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