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" Full little knowest thou that hast not tried What hell it is in suing long to bide ; To lose good days that might be better spent, To waste long nights in pensive discontent, To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow, * Compare Shakespeare's LXVI. Sonnet.... "
John H. B. Latrobe and His Times: 1803-1891 - Page 231
by John Edward Semmes - 1917 - 601 pages
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Curiosities of literature, Volume 1

Isaac Disraeli - English literature - 1807
...must not be forgotten those which begin thus " Fall little knowest thou, that hast not try'd " What Hell it is, in suing long to bide." To lose good days to waste long nights and as he feelingly exclaims, " To fawn, to crouch, to wait, to ride,...
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The Ecclesiastical and University Annual Register ...: With an Appendix ...

Religion - 1809
...honours, we would address ourselves in the language of the experienced Spenser. Full little knowcst thou that hast not tried, What Hell it is, in suing long to bide ; To loose good days, thai might bo better spent, Ti> waste Ion-; night* in pensive discontent; To speed...
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Tales of Fashionable Life: Ennui

Maria Edgeworth - 1809
...Devereux, "you would do better to sit or lie still all your life, than toil for such vain objects. " Full little knowest thou that hast not tried, " What Hell it is in sueing long to bide. " Your lordship may remember Spencer's description of that Hell?" " Not exactly,"...
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Life of Torquato Tasso: with an historical and critical account of ..., Volume 1

John Black - 1810
...represents expecting nothing as one of the Beatitudes. Full little knowest thou, that hast not try'd, What hell it is in suing long to bide; To lose good dayes that might be better spent, To waste long nights in pensive discontent; To speed to day, to be...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Moral and political ...

Richard Hurd - 1811
...reproachful smile, . he turned upon me, and, in a kind of rapture, repeated the following lines of SPENSER : " Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bid? : , To lose good days, that might be better spent ; To waste long nights in pensive discontent...
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The American Law Journal, Volume 5

John Elihu Hall - Law - 1814
...the national institute but none of them contains Ah! little knowest thou, who has* not try'd, What hell it is, in suing long to bide, To lose good days that might be better (pent, To pus long nights in pensive discontent, To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow; To feed...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - History - 1816
...vividly depicted the misfortune of depending on court-favours, in the follow-- ing beautiful lines : ' Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What...To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow, To feed in hope, to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy Prince's grace, yet want her peers', To have thy...
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The British Plutarch: containing the lives of the most eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...vividly depicted the misfortune of depending on court-favours, in the following beautiful lines : ' Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried. What...To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow, To feed in hope, to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy Prince's grace, yet want her peers', To have thy...
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The wanderings of a goldfinch; or, Characteristic sketches in the nineteenth ...

Mary Anne McMullan - History - 1816 - 355 pages
...share of a small property, to be divided among a tribe of brothers and sisters. Had I never learnt " To lose good days, that might be better spent, To waste long nights in pensive discontent, To speed to day, to be put back to-morrow, To feed in hope, to pine with fear and sorrow;" I might now have...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 12

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1825
...the passage one of the most celebrated of his poems. " Full little knowest thou that hast not tride What hell it is, in suing, long to bide : To lose...waste long nights in pensive discontent; To speed to day, to be put back to morrow ; To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy princes...
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