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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... "
The Divine Comedy - Page 577
by Dante Alighieri - 1893 - 760 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...doth raise 70 (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 th' abhorred shears, 75 And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd...
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 328 pages
...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...And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Phœbus replied, and touched my trembling ears. Vates Amans Naturae. Ut statuam fertur, miro perculsus...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...rake, That last infirmity of noble mind, To scorn delights, and live laborious days; But the f.iii guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind fury with th' abhorred sheers, And slits the 6/n-spim life. Mi.'tvn. 77>/n-leaved arbute hazle-grafls receives,...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...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 th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Pheebus reply'd, and touch'd...
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Lectures on Painting, Delivered at the Royal Academy of Arts: With a Letter ...

John Opie, Amelia Alderson Opie - Painting - 1809 - 269 pages
...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 abhorred, shears, And slits the thin spualLfe." — FEW men have attained to eminence by a more irregular...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...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...slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise,*" Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears j " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows...world, nor in broad rumour lies : But lives and spreads aji&fcjt'th'ose pure eyes, And perfect witness of affjudging .love ; 8] As he pronounces lastly on...
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Cowper's Milton, in Four Volumes: Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's ...

William Hayley, John Milton, William Cowper - Literary Criticism - 1810
...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 Fuiy with the abhorred shears-, And slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phffibus replied,...
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Licida di Giovanni Milton: monodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...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...blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, Audslitsthe thin-spun life. "But not the praise — (Phoebus reply'd, and touch'd my trembling ears...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 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 to burst out into sudden bluze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise,...
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