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" But it is high time to strike sail and cast anchor, though I have run but half my course, when at the helm I am threatened with death ; who, though he can visit us but once, seems troublesome ; and even in the innocent may beget such a gravity, as diverts... "
The Dictionary of National Biography - Page 103
by Sir Sidney Lee - 1888
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The works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper

Samuel Johnson - English poetry (Collections) - 1810
...strike sail, and cast anchor, (though I have run but halfe my course) when at the holme I am tbreatned with Death ; who, though he can visit us but once,...beget such a gravity, as diverts the musick of verse. And I beseech thec (if tliou art so civill as to be pleased with what is written) not to take ill,...
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Parker and Marvell. D'Avenant and a club of wits. The paper wars of the ...

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1814
...high time to strike sail and cast anchor, though I have run but half my course, •when _ at the helm I am threatened with death; who, though he can visit...innocent, may beget such a gravity, as diverts the music of verse. Even in a worthy design, I shall ask leave to desist, when I am interrupted by so great...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 12

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1815
...he says, ' to strike sail and cast anchor, (though I have run but half my course,) when at the helm I am threatened with death ; who, though he can visit...the innocent may beget such a gravity as diverts the music of verse. And I beseech thee (if thou art so civil as to be pleased with what is written) not...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 2

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Antiques & Collectibles - 1820
...time to strike sail and cast anchor, (though he had run but half his course) when at the helm he was threatened with death, who, though he can visit us...the innocent may beget such a gravity as diverts the music of verse." The hope of fame, which he had fondly cherished, was not likely to be much encouraged...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1820
...time to strike sail and cast anchor, (though he had run but half his course) when at the helm he was threatened with death, who, though he can visit us...the innocent may beget such a gravity as diverts the music of verse." The hope of fame, which he had fondly cherished, was not likely to be much encouraged...
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The Retrospective review [ed. by H. Southern].

Henry Southern - 1820
...time to strike sail and cast anchor, (though he had run but half his course) when at the helm he was threatened with death, who, though he can visit us...the innocent may beget such a gravity as diverts the music of verse." The hope of fame, which he had fondly cherished, was not likely to be much encouraged...
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A Select Collection of Old Plays: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 8

Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, John Payne Collier - English drama - 1825
...high time to strike sail and " cast anchor, (though I have run but half my course) when at the " helm I am threatened with death ; who, though he can visit...innocent may beget " such a gravity as diverts the music of verse." C. He was the author of 1 . " Albovine, King of the Lombards, his Tragedy." 4to. 1629*....
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1820
...time to strike sail and cast anchor, (though he had run but half his course) when at the helm he was threatened with death, who, though he can visit us...the innocent may beget such a gravity as diverts the music of verse." The hope of fame, which he had fondly cherished, was not likely to be much encouraged...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham

Englishmen - 1836
...have run but half my course, when at the helm I am threatened with death ; who, though he can visit but once, seems troublesome, and, even in the innocent, may beget such gravity as diverts the music of verse. And I beseech thee (if thou art so civil as to be pleased with...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 12

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - Business & Economics - 1815
...he says, ' to strike sail and cast anchor, (though I have run but half my course,)~when at the helm I am threatened with death ; who, though he can visit...the innocent may beget such a gravity as diverts the music of verse. And I beseech thee (if thoit art so civil as to be pleased with what is written) not...
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