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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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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 3

Laconics - 1829 - 352 pages
...often hits right, and most especially when she speaketh ill of men.—Saville. DCXCVII. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...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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Travels Through the Crimea, Turkey, and Egypt: Performed During ..., Volume 1

James Webster - Egypt - 1830 - 406 pages
...are as justly applicable, as they were to his own friend, the " much lov'd Lycidas." " Fame is the spur' that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think...
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Travels Through the Crimea, Turkey, and Egypt: Performed During ..., Volume 1

James Webster - Egypt - 1830 - 408 pages
...are as justly applicable, as they were to his own .friend, the " much lov'd Lycidas." " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; Bat the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1831 - 418 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in tho shade, Or With the tangles of Neœra's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) 71 To scorn delights and live laborious days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think...
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations

George Croly - English poetry - 1831 - 436 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nesera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think...
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Cartonensia; or, An historical and critical account of the tapestries in the ...

William Gunn - 1831 - 228 pages
...I will not mention. The price of Camucini, the Lawrence of Rome, is fifty pounds. (11) Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds,) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And...
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Hē Kainē Diathēkē. The Greek Testament, with Engl. notes, critical ..., Volume 1

1832 - 604 pages
...words the Apostle adverts to another kind of avarice, the thirst of fame, termed by .Milton, " The spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...mind« ) To scorn delights and live laborious days." At CrtToüvTíc supply 'ïuev, from the íof the preceding verse, and that for ¿ on which ¿iivii'uti/1,1...
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Milton's Poetical Works: Together with the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1832 - 1084 pages
...His gory visage down the stream was sent, Down the swift Hebrus to the Lesbian shore ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last infirmity of noble mind,) To scorn-delights, and live laborious day; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst...
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Aristotle's treatise on rhetoric, literally tr. with notes, by a graduate of ...

Aristoteles - 1833 - 450 pages
...of expression which strongly brings to our recollection the passage in Milton's Lycidas, Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, That last infirmity of noble mind. Lycid. 70. their own part, will be plain to us, after we have defined gratuitous benevolence. Now,...
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Hazard's Register of Pennsylvania, Volume 16

Pennsylvania - 1836 - 440 pages
...affect the power of the states, than Virginia. Her talents, her love of liberty, her love of fame, the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last infirmity of noble mind.) continued to make her voice earnest, clear, and determined, in asserting the dangers of the federal...
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