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" Is it so small a thing To have enjoyed the sun, To have lived light in the spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done; To have advanced true friends, and beat down baffling foes — That we must feign a bliss Of doubtful future date, And, while... "
Essays and Studies - Page 139
by Algernon Charles Swinburne - 1875 - 380 pages
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A system of ethics

Friedrich Paulsen, Frank Thilly - Ethics - 1899 - 723 pages
...as the lines of Matthew Arnold: .. Is it. 511 small a thing To have enjoyed the sun, To have lired light in the Spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done ; To have advanced true friends, and beat down baffling foes ? " > Feelings are not true or false ;...
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The Valley of the Great Shadow

Max Beresford - English fiction - 1900 - 254 pages
...the years had lifted. Suddenly he broke into the words of a poem Philippa Joy was fond of repeating: "Is it so small a thing To have enjoyed the sun? To...spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done?" "What's that?" asked Miss Busybody. "That's the song of a man who grasps fame." "What's fame?" "Fame?...
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The Valley of the Great Shadow

Max Beresford - English fiction - 1900 - 254 pages
...years had lifted. Suddenly he broke into the words of a poem Philippa Joy was fond of repeating : ' " Is it so small a thing To have enjoyed the sun ? To...spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done ?" ' ' What's that ?' asked Miss Busybody. ' That's the song of a man who grasps fame.' 'What's fame?'...
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The Shrine of Silence: A Book of Meditations

Henry Frank - New Thought - 1901 - 273 pages
...may lie beyond the grave. The spirit of the book may be caught in these lines from Matthew Arnold : Is it so small a thing To have enjoyed the sun, To...spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done ; To have advanced true friends, and beat down baffling foes ; That we must feign a bliss, Of doubtful...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...must endure, MATTHEW ARNOLD 7/4. From the Hymn of Empedocles TS it so small a thing To have enjoy'd the sun, To have lived light in the spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done; To have advanced true friends, and beat down baffling foes ; That we must feign a bliss Of doubtful...
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Zeitschrift für vergleichende literatur-geschichte und ..., Volumes 14-15

1901
...who do; Nor does being weary prove that he has where to rest. Is it so small a thing To have enjoy'd the sun, To have lived light in the spring To have loved, to have thought, to have done; To have advanced true t'riends, and beat down baffling foes? I say: Fear not! Life still Leaves human...
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The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - Poetry - 1902 - 1084 pages
...MATTHEW ARNOLD 7/4. From the Hymn of Empedocles TS it so small a thing To have enjoy'd the sun, To ha»e lived light in the spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done; Xo have advanced true friends, and beat down baffling foes ; That we must feign a bliss Of doubtful...
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Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, Volume 1

John Henry Fowler - English poetry - 1903
...sentiment cp. No. 56, " Blow, blow, thou winter wind." 10. Cp. Matthew Arnold, Empedocles on Etna : " Is it so small a thing To have enjoyed the sun, To...spring, TO have loved, to have thought, to have done," 11. 1t was a lover and his lass SnNG by two Pages in As You Like It, v. iii. "This song seems to have...
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The world's best poetry ...

Bliss Carman, John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...what I feel is Lord of all, And faintly trust the larger hope." I quote this from Matthew Arnold : " Is it so small a thing « To have enjoyed the sun,...spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done ; To have advanced true friends, and beat down baffling foes ; That we must feign a bliss Of doubtful...
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How to Get the Best Out of Books

Richard Le Gallienne - Books and reading - 1904 - 167 pages
...This I was worth to God, whose wheel the pitcher shaped. And, finally, these of Matthew Arnold : — Is it so small a thing To have enjoyed the sun, To...spring, To have loved, to have thought, to have done ; To have advanced true friends, and beat down baffling foes ; That we must feign a bliss Of doubtful...
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