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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 Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: Together with a ..., Volumes 1-2

John Milton - 1850 - 570 pages
...as other use, To sport with Amarylis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nesera's hair, Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...noble mind,) To scorn delights, and live laborious day; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes to...
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Contentment, its nature, source, and influence. A prize essay. With an ...

William Reeves (of Leamington.) - 1850 - 82 pages
...Milton, indeed, hints at the inferior nature of this stimulus, when he sings— " Fame is the spur the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of...mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days." But, among other motives, this need not be rejected. The Epicureans were injured by rejecting it as...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 442 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, < r with the tangles of Necera'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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Parerga und Paralipomena: kleine philosophische Schriften, Volume 1

Arthur Schopenhauer - Philosophy - 1851 - 486 pages
...unb bie £>pfer, weW;e man bringt, in ber bloßen Hoffnung, i^n beretnfi ju erlangen: Farne ¡s thü spur, that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights and Ите laborious days. wie аиф: how hard it is to climb The bights...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 422 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nesra'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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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852 - 458 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...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 Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1852 - 424 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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'Mems' of a ten weeks' continental trip, by a Madras civilian on furlough ...

Mems - 1852 - 134 pages
...eftbrts—a prospect which proved, indeed, to him, " The spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (The last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days;") and then, that all this was risked, aye, and alas! lost, by this vigorous and noble conduct. Fancy...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853 - 372 pages
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis 7 in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nesera'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, 1 ' Steep:' the...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1853 - 716 pages
...the shade, Or with the tangles of Neœra's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raiee (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the fair guerdon, when we hope to lind, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind...
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