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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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Nugae Literariae: Prose and Verse

Richard Winter Hamilton - Literature - 1841 - 616 pages
...fire." Milton thus excuses desire when it takes the shape of the love of distinction :— " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days."* Disgust and aversion, the extreme of desire, are most prof (.-motions when deeds and principles of...
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Licida: monodia

John Milton - 1841 - 58 pages
...better done, as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nesera's hair? 70 Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scoru delights and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think...
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Environs of London: Western Division

John Fisher Murray - London (England) - 1842 - 322 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nescra'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.'' For ever sacred be the place that has part in...
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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 33

Theology - 1843 - 424 pages
...of a mind too fervid and too active for the body, within which it burns and struggles. " 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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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1843 - 720 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...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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Titian: A Romance of Venice

Robert Shelton Mackenzie - 1843 - 856 pages
...and the brilliancy of her occasional remarks. CHAPTER VI. THE STRANGER OF THE CAMPANILE. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days. MILTON. The way to fame is like the way to heaven...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1844 - 692 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...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 and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 17

English periodicals - 1844 - 730 pages
...reputation,—hardly worse for earning that substantial and perdurable fame which " the clear spirit doth raise (The last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days." At his father's table or club, and at the many tables or clubs where he was welcomed, he soon distinguished...
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Memoir and Poetical Remains of Henry Kirke White: Also Melancholy Hours

Henry Kirke White - 1844 - 526 pages
...common-place books he had written these mottoes : . TAP E2TIN MOTZA KAI HMIN. ECRIP. 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'S Lycidas, 70. honour; but rather, in its...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge ..., Volume 1

Encyclopaedia - 1845 - 920 pages
...hand at once receive the just guerdon of all bis former villainies. KNOLLES. ”litt. Turk. 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, Comes the blind fury, with th* abhorred sheers, And slit»...
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