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" I STROVE with none, for none was worth my strife; Nature I loved, and next to Nature, Art; I warmed both hands before the fire of life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart. "
The National Magazine - Page 120
1903
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 198

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1903
...line. Landor's famous epitaph upon himself remains one of the few excellent pieces in this kind : — ' I strove with none for none was worth my strife ; Nature I lov'd and, next to Nature, Art ; I warm'd both hands before the fire of life, It sinks, and I am ready...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 75

History - 1854
...stand printed by themselves, in capital letters, on the first leaf, as on a memorial tablet — •" I strove with none, for none was worth my strife ;...loved, and, next to nature, art: I •warmed both bauds before the fire of life ; It sinks, and I am ready to depart." The verse is good ; but if this...
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The New monthly belle assemblée

Art - 1849
...22nd Ftb., 1849. DYING SPEECH OF AN OLD PHILOSOPHER. I strove with none, for none was worth my «&*• Nature I loved, and next to Nature, Art: I warmed both hands before the fire of lil*> It sinks ; and I am ready to depart. W. 8. L. 266 A LAMENT AND A LESSON. BY ELIZABETH YOUATT....
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The Reasoner, Volume 6

George Jacob Holyoake - Secularism - 1849
...the 'Dying Speech of un Old Philosopher' : — I strove with none, for none were worth my strife 5 Nature I loved, and next to Nature— Art ; I warmed both hands before the fire of life ; 236 illus'tratifar flottreiJ. THE new series of the People s Press is issued at a less price than...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1881
...with none," &o. This is the first line of a quatrain by Walter Savage Lando r, intended as an epitaph on himself : — " I strove with none, for none was worth my strife f Mature 1 loved, and after Nature, Art ; I warmed both hands before the fire of life ; It sinks, and...
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The Last Fruit Off an Old Tree

Walter Savage Landor - 1853 - 520 pages
...STATO SAVIO E LIBERALS, AL MARCHESB DI AZEGLIO. I STROVE WITH NONE, FOR NONE WAS WORTH MY STRIPE ; NATURE I LOVED, AND, NEXT TO NATURE, ART; I WARMED BOTH HANDS BEFORE THE FIRE OF LIFE; IT SINKS, AND I AM READY TO DEPART. PKEFACE. INFERIOR in execution to those I have already set before...
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The Last Fruit Off an Old Tree

Walter Savage Landor - History - 1853 - 520 pages
...LIBERALK, AL MARCHESE DI AZEOLIO. 1 STROVE WITH NONB, KOH NONE WAS WORTH MY STRIFE ; NATURE I LOVED, ANB, NEXT TO NATURE, ART; I WARMED BOTH HANDS BEFORE THE FIRE OF LIFE ; IT SINKS, AND I AM READY TO DEPART. PREFACE. INPERIOU in execution to those I have already set before...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 4

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1854
...from Byron to Sir Walter Scott and Southéy, writes thus of his own present position : — " I utrove with none, for none was worth my strife ; Nature I loved, and next to nature, art: I warm'd both hands before the fire of life ; It Pinks, and 1 am ready to depart4 Alexander Smith soon...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 52

Current events - 1883
...the spiritual distance between the tranquil and disdaiuful paganism of Lander's fine last word upon himself, — "I strove with none, for none was worth my strife ; Nature 1 loved, and, next to Nature, Art. I wanned both hands before the lire of life ; It sinks, and I am...
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The Eagle, Volume 18

1895
...be forgiven if I see a kinship indeed with one, and that Landor. "I strove with none, for none were worth my strife; Nature I loved, and, next to nature,...; I warmed both hands before the fire of life ; It sinks, and I am ready to depart.1' The lines might have been written by Hafiz. I am indebted to Mr...
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