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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 Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1853 - 344 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 mind) 71 55 wisard] on the uisard stream of Deva, consult Warton's note. 63 swift] Vir. Mn. 1. 321. ' Volucremque...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 772 pages
...Sliakspere. Away to heaven, respective lenity, And fire-eyed fury be my conduct now. — Shalcapere. 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 guardian, when wo hope to find, And...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 11

Universalism - 1854 - 446 pages
...enterprises. Milton, in his Lycidas, says: " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (The last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days: But the fair guerdon, where we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1854 - 816 pages
...la gloire, et Ia gloire ne jailhit que de l'opinion publique.”—MxE. DE STA¿L. “ Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days.” MILTON. These quotations from two of the most...
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Flowers for All Seasons

John Bolton Rogerson - 1854 - 320 pages
...and refute the ill-natured critic's remarks. What can be finer than this passage 1— ' 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, Aud think...
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Speech for the Stage

Evangeline Machlin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 268 pages
...lips All underneath the Eildon Tree... 12¿¿_ Reading Aloud, Auditioning, and Performing Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...mind,) To scorn delights and live laborious days. MILTON. Lycidas Tree YOUNG AC¿O5S is always an impatient person. He wants to begin acting on the first...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 340 pages
...Rejecting the erotic, Milton moves directly to the traditional motivation for poetry, Fame: 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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In Search of the Classic: Reconsidering the Greco-Roman Tradition, Homer to ...

Steven Shankman - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 360 pages
...others usc, 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 dayes; But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the...
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The Absent Shakespeare

Mark Jay Mirsky - Drama - 1994 - 182 pages
..."Story." (It seems as if Shakespeare has anticipated the epigram in Milton's "Lycidas": "Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise / (That last infirmity of Noble mind)." Fame is the poet's occupational infirmity, not necessarily the Prince's.) With bloodthirsty joking...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 630 pages
...shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera'&° 4 hair? Fame is the spur that the dear spirit cloth raise 70 (That last infirmity of 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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