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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... "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sidney - Page 266
by Thomas Zouch - 1809 - 400 pages
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Cyclopædia of English literature

Robert Chambers - 1844
...hair! Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To sconi ȵ the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. ' But not the praise,' Phoobus replied, and touch'd...
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American Law Magazine, Volume 2

Law - 1844
...unreasoning elegy, why "scorn delights and live laborious days" in the vain pursuit of fame ; seeing that, 'the fair guerdon, when we hope to find. And think...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with abhorred (hears, And slits the thin-spun life!" But the only fame, which a true ambition is capable...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...JVetsra's hair 1 Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise ( That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the...abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life.—" Hut not the praise," Phrebus reply'd, and touch'd my trembling ean ; " Fame is no plant that grows...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...JVetera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the...abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life.—" But not the praise," Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...JVecera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the...th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. — " But not the praise," Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd my trembling ean ; " Fame is no plant that...
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Imagination and fancy; or Selections from the English poets, with critical ...

Leigh Hunt - 1845
...Neeera's hair ? 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...abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life.—" But not the praise" Phcebus reply'd, and touch'd my trembling ears; " Fame is no plant that grows on...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1845
...Nesera's hair ? Fame is the Jspur that the clear spright doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days : But the...th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life ! HUGH SWÏNTON LEGARE was sprung from that honorable stock which has given to South Carolina so many...
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Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1845 - 255 pages
...Ne&ra's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise ( That last infirmity of noble minds) To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the...with th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life.—"But not the praise" Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd my trembling ears; " Fame is no plant that...
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E ...

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...Estay on Fuint'. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noblo mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with tli' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. Milton. Ly ciilat. PETILL. That man that loves...
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Philosophia Musarum: Containing the Songs and Romances of the Pipers Wallet ...

Thomas Forster - 1845 - 256 pages
...spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind] To scorn delights, and lire laborious days, But the fair Guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comas the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears, And slits the thinspun life.— Hut not the praise,...
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