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" Milton, Lycidas, 70 : Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days. "
Classical and Foreign Quotations,law Terms and Maxims,proverbs,mottoes ... - Page 150
by William Francis Henry King - 1887 - 608 pages
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819 - 366 pages
...o Or with the tangles of Nesra's hair ? ., L Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise L . (That last infirmity of noble mind) / To scorn delights, and live laborious days; -., 'But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, £ • And think to burst out into sudden blaze, -...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822 - 296 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822 - 284 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...mind; To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823 - 434 pages
...this title. To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind...
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The Remains of Henry Kirke White, of Nottingham, Late of St. John ..., Volume 1

Henry Kirke White - 1823 - 462 pages
...books he had written these mottoes: AAAA TAP ESTIN MOY5A KAI HMIN. Eueip. Medea. 1091. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds), To scorn delight, and live laborious days. Milton'* Lycidas, 70. Under these lines was placed...
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Cambridge classical examinations [extracts ed. by J.H. Monk].

Cambridge univ, exam. papers - Classical literature - 1824 - 168 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neasra's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...noble mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824 - 460 pages
...'I'u sport with Amaryllis in the shade, I h with the tangles of Nesera's hair ? Kin/;.- is the fcpur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scum ili'li(4lit», and live laborious days ; Hut I lie fair gui-rilon when we hope to find, Anil iiiinl'...
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The Quarterly Theological Review and Ecclesiastical Record, Volume 1

Theology - 1825 - 658 pages
...curiosity, or the hope of entertainment. With them no doubt both writers and readers, " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...mind) . To scorn delights, and live laborious days :—" And we are always happy when " the fair guerdon" rewards at length their honourable and indefatigable...
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The poetical works of John Milton; to which is prefixed the life of the author

John Milton - 1825 - 474 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights and lire laborious days: Hut the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826 - 312 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spi'rit doth raise (That last...mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind...
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