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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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Voyages of Discovery & Research Within the Arctic Regions, from the Year ...

Sir John Barrow - Arctic regions - 1846 - 574 pages
...and that a laudable one, being the acquirement of present reputation and future fame. " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights and live laborious days." Dr. Johnson said that the man who had seen the Great...
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Lives of Eminent English Judges of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

William Newland Welsby - Judges - 1846 - 584 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 live laborious days." Too much praise cannot be bestowed upon Blackstone,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847 - 712 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neœra's hair Ī Fame is the large sheep-skin, a good fat ram-vellum. ; But the fair guerdon, when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze. Comes the blind...
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Rambles by Rivers: The Thames, Volumes 1-2

James Thorne - Thames River (England) - 1847 - 480 pages
...fire, but for the use of men and citizens." He felt, as he had already written, that c2 " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days." "You ask me, of what I am thinking," he wrote to...
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English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises ...

George Frederick Graham, Henry Reed - English language - 1848 - 426 pages
...Doing or suffering: p. L., i. 157. Thy frailty and infirmer sex forgiven. Id., x. 950. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days. 9 ' Li/cidtu,' 7|. —Come hither in thy hour of strength; Come, weak as is a breaking wave ! Here...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849 - 708 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the «hade, Or with the tangles of Neœra'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 Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations

George Croly - English poetry - 1849 - 416 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, < r with the tangles of Nemra'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...
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A Picturesque Tour of the River Thames in Its Western Course: Including ...

John Fisher Murray - Thames River - 1849 - 388 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Mi-sera'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 the...
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English Synonymes Classified and Explained: With Practical Exercises ...

George Frederick Graham, Henry Reed - English language - 1850 - 380 pages
...miserable, Doing or suffering: PL, i. 157 Thy frailty and infirmer sex forgiven. Id., x. 956. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days. 9 ' Lycidai,' TI. r —Come hither in thy hour of strength; Come, weak as is a breaking wave! Here...
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Sabrinae Corolla in Hortulis Regiae Scholae Salopiensis contexuerunt tres ...

Benjamin Hall Kennedy - Classical languages - 1850 - 368 pages
...β§ ful)lte fclbfl ba§ (Seelentofe ίδοη meineS gcbcnS SSMeberfyall. Fame. SCHILLER. 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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