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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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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 372 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Necera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit 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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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845 - 490 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...mind— To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, 1 Gfiddinff— connected with the verb to go—going about,...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Civilization - 1832 - 406 pages
...lamentation, is one оГ the finest passages in the whole compass of English verse :.— " 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 bunt out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 372 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neazra's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit 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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Philosophia musarum, containing the songs and romances of the Piper's wallet ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1845 - 356 pages
...others use. To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nezra's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and lire laborious days, But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden...
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A System of English Grammar

Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 176 pages
...English, could not but augment the admiration which his learning challenged.—Hallam. 3. 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, 5 And...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 278 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of JVe&ra'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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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 292 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of JVecera'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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Lives of Eminent English Judges of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

William Newland Welsby - Judges - 1846 - 576 pages
...indolence, he was not idle—with none of the ordinary motives of exertion, he worked:— " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delight, and lire laborious days." Too much praise cannot be bestowed upon Blackstone,...
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The Hunterian Oration,: Delivered at the Royal College of ..., Volume 17

Sir William Lawrence - Medicine - 1846 - 84 pages
...led to so many useful labours, and so many great exploits,—the love of fame. He did not want The spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds,) To scorn delights, and live laborious days. Instead of hastening before the public to gain...
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