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" And he who shunn'd all honors gain the best ; And let me stand excluded from my right, Robb'd of my kinsman's arms, who first appear'd in fight. Better for us, at home... "
Ovid: The Metamorphoses, Book X-XV. The Epistles - Page 88
by Ovid - 1833
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...appeared in fight. Better for us at home he had remained, Had it been true the madness which he feigned, Or so believed ; the less had been our shame, The less his counselled crime, which brands the G recian name ; Nor Philoctetes had been left inclosed In a bare...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 12

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...appeared in fight. Better for us at home he had remained, Had it been true the madness which he feigned, Or so believed ; the less had been our shame, The less his counselled crime, which brands the Grecian name ; Nor Philoctetes had been left inclosed In a bare...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson - Literary Criticism - 1810
...himself) and dragg'd him into war. Now let a hero's arms a coward vest, And he who shunn'd all honours, gain the best : And let me stand excluded from my...he remain'd, Had it been true the madness which he fcism'd, Or so bcliev'd ; the less had been our shame. The less his counsell'd crime, which brands...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
...dragg'd him into war. IOS 10J> Now let a hero's arms a coward vest. And he, who shunn'd all honours, gain the best; And let me stand excluded from my right,...kinsman's arms, who first appear'd in fight. Better for as, at home he had remain'd, Had it been true the madness which he feign'd, Or so believ'd ; the less...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;, Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...dragg'd him into war. 108 109 Хот И a hero's arms a coward vest, And he, who shunn'd all honours, gain the best; And let me stand excluded from my right,...of my kinsman's arms, who first appear'd in fight. btter for us, at home he had rcmain'd, Hid it been true the madness which he feign'd, 0 >o brlicv'd...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...trrf"V, aad cracc'j kim into war. Now let a hero's arms a cowarel vest, And he, who shunn'd all honour;, gain the best; And let me stand excluded from my right, Robb'd of my kinsman's arms, who first appear'd Again creep^nder my protecting shield: in fight. Better for as, at home he had remain'd, Had it been...
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including the series ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
...himself) and draggM him into war. Now let a hero's arms a coward vest, And he, who shunn'd all honours, gain the best ; And let me stand excluded from my right, Robb'd of ray kinsman's arms, who first appear'd in li-'ht. Better for as, at home he had remain'd, Had it been...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...108 10) Now let a hero's arms a coward vest, Ami he, who shunn'd all honours, gain the best; And M me stand excluded from my right, Robb'd of my kinsman's arms, who first appear'o in fight. Better for us, at home he had rcmain'd, Had it been true the madness which he fekrn'd,...
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Ovid's Metamorphoses, tr. by dr. Garth, and others

Publius Ovidius Naso - 1812
...Better for us at bome had be remain'd, Had it been true the madness which he feign'd. Or so believ'd ; the less had been our shame, The less his counsell'd crime, which brand] t Grecian name : Nor Philoctetes had been left inclos'd In a hare isle, to wants and pains expos'd...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...himself); and dragg'd him into war. Now let a hero's arms a coward vest, And he wJio shunn'd all honours gain the best: And let me stand excluded from my right,...remain'd, Had it been true the madness which he feign'd, Or so believed; the less had been our shame, The less his counsel'd crime, which brands the Grecian...
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