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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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper - Page 473
by Samuel Johnson - 1810
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...Nezra's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spi'rit doth raise 70 (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights, and live laborious days ; But the...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
...SCHILLER. Fame. 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...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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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author by S. Johnson

John Milton - 1807
...Neaera'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...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
...EMINENCE. " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise,, (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,, and live laborious days ; But...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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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sidney

Thomas Zouch - 1809 - 400 pages
...noble structure moulders into dissolution. ' Fame is ihe spur that the clear spirit doth raise " To scorn delights, and live laborious days : " But...out into sudden blaze, " Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears " And slits the thin-spun life." Mihon's Ijycidas. If it had pleased Divine...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...Neaera'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...praise,*" Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears j " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor...
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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
...Neaera'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...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
...Nesera'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...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61

1847
...SMITH, OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTER- AT-tAW. BY SAMUEL WARREN, OF THE INNER TEMPLE, BARRISTBR-AT-LAW. But the fair guerdon •when we hope to find, And...the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. MILTON. — Lycidas. THE name of John William Smith, barrister-at-law, of the Liner Temple, now appears,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 88

Scotland - 1860
...Milton ?— ' 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...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th" abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life -' " "Ah, but," said Carlton, "you must not omit...
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