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" Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (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 Fury with the abhorred... "
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by Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing, Horatia K. F. Gatty Eden - 1902 - 227 pages
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Theatrum poetarum anglicanorum: containing brief characters of the English ...

Edward Phillips, Sir Egerton Brydges - English poetry - 1675 - 205 pages
...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...out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise , Phcebus replied, and touch'd...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...clear fpirit doth raife (That laft infirmity of Noble mind} To fcorn delights, and live laborious days} But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burft out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred fhears, ". And flics the thin fpun...
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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes

John Milton - 1713
...raifa ( That laft infirntiry of Noble mind ) . - , . ; . t To fcom delights, and lire laborious d;ryv ; But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to bin ft out into fudden blaze, ' i Comes the blind futy with th' abhorred fljears, And flit st he thin-fptm...
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Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations of the ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1716
...fpirit doth raife (That laft infirmity of Noble mind) To feorn delighrs, and live laborious dayes^; But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burfl out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhotred (hears, And flirs the thin-fpun...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. ; To which is Added Samson ...

John Milton - 1725 - 352 pages
...fpirit doth raife (That laft infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burft out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred fhears," And flits the thin-fpun...
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Poems on Several Occasions: With Some Select Essays in Prose. In ..., Volume 1

John Hughes - English poetry - 1735 - 275 pages
...Spirit doth raifet ( That loft Infirmity of noble Mind, ) Tafcern Delights, and live laborious Days ; But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burjl out intofudden Blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred Shears^ jJndJRts the thin-fpun Life....
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 4

Theophilus Cibber, Robert Shiells, Thomas Coxeter - Biography & Autobiography - 1753
...fpirit doth raife, (That laii infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the fair guerdon, when we hope to find, And think to burft out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind fury with th' abhorred fhears, And flits the thin-fpun...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fpi'rit doth raife 70 (That laft infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burft out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred fhears, 75 And flits the thin-fpun...
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Poems Upon Several Occasions: English, Italian, and Latin

John Milton - 1785 - 620 pages
...fpirit doth raife (That laft infirmity of noble mind) 71 To fcorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burft out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred fhears, 75 And flits the thin-fpun...
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Critical Essays on Some of the Poems of Several English Poets

John Scott, John Hoole - English poetry - 1785 - 386 pages
...fpirit doth raife, (That laft infirmity of noble mind) To fcorn delights and live laborious days ; But the fair guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burft out into fudden blaze, Comes the blind fury with th' abhorred fhears, And flits the thin-fpun...
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