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" I know that all the muse's heavenly lays, With toil of sprite which are so dearly bought, As idle sounds, of few or none are sought, That there is nothing lighter than mere praise. "
Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine - Page 361
1824
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - 1849 - 465 pages
...Achilles, or the farfamed Portland vase. THE MUTABILITY OF LITERATURE. A COLLOQUY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY. I know that all beneath the moon decays, And what...mortals in this world is brought, In time's great period shall return to nought. I know that all the muse's heavenly lays, With toil of sprite which...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1849
...face divine, Like one with arrow shot, in laughter's place, Maugre my heart, I joy in my disgrace. e, and Hrxcon, and Spenser, and Sydney, and Hooker, and Taylor, and Barrow, and Raleigh, Time' great periods, shall return to nought ; The fairest states have fatal nights and days. I know...
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The sketch book

Washington Irving - Astoria (Or.) - 1849
...in this world is brought, In time's great period shall return to nought. I know that all the muse's heavenly lays, With toil of sprite which are so dearly bought, As idle sounds, of few or none arc sought, That there is nothing lighter than mere praise. DRUMMOND OF HAWTHORNDEN. THERE are certain...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.]

Washington Irving - Americans - 1849 - 465 pages
...Achilles, or the farfamed Portland vase. THE MUTABILITY OF LITERATURE. ! i A COLLOQUY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY. I know that all beneath the moon decays, And what by mortals in this world is brought, fn time's great period shall return to nought. I know that all the muse's heavenly lays, With toil...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...face divine. Like one with arrow shot, in laughter's place, Maugre my heart, 1 joy in my disgrace. 1 e at their savoury dinner set Of herbs, and other country-messes, ; The fairest states have fatal nights and days. I know that all the Muse's heavenly lays With toil...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentn. [pseud.]

Washington Irving - Americans - 1850 - 465 pages
...Achilles, or the farfiuned Portland vase. THE MUTABILITY OF LITERATURE. A COLLOQUY IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY. I know that all beneath the moon decays, And what...mortals in this world is brought, In time's great period shall return to nought. I know that all the mnse's heavenly lays. With toil of sprite which...
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Works, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1851
...in this world is brought, In time's great period shall return to nought. I know that all the muse's heavenly lays, With toil of sprite which are so dearly...none are sought, That there is nothing lighter than mere praise. DKUHMOND or IUWTHORMDM. THERE are certain half-dreaming moods of mind, in which we naturally...
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The little wife

Elizabeth Caroline Grey - 1851 - 247 pages
...his own sweet Countess, which Reginald, on his reaching them, immediately vacated. , CHAPTER XV. " I know that all beneath the moon decays, And what...brought, In time's great periods shall return to nought." ***** " Thorow earth and waters deepe The pen by skill doth passe: • And fealty nyps the worldes...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...nights and daies. I know that all the Muses heavenly layes, With toyle of spright, which are so dearely bought, As idle sounds, of few, or none are sought, That there is nothing lighter than vaine praise. I know fraile beauty like the purple floure, To wbich one morne oft birth and death affords,...
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The Works of Washington Irving, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1853
...Achilles, or the farfamed Portland vase. THE MUTABILITY OF LITERATURE. A COLLOQUY IN WESTMINSTER ABBET. I know that all beneath the moon decays, And what by mortals in this world is brought, fn time's great period shall return to nought. I know that all the muse's heavenly lays, \Vith toil...
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