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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... "
Century Readings for a Course in English Literature - Page 240
edited by - 1910 - 1143 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - 1788 - 628 pages
...not better done as others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nezra's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spi'rit doth...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 - 1801 - 368 pages
...5ßon meineê gebenê SBieberl)all. SCHILLER. Fame. Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights...blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Phœbus replied, and touched my trembling ears. Vates...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807 - 434 pages
...the shade, Or with the tangles pf Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that. the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,...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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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sidney

Thomas Zouch - 1809 - 414 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 - 540 pages
...Lesbian shore ? Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,...blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise,*" Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - 1810 - 418 pages
...shade, N2 Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,...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: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 78 pages
...the shade, Or with the tangles of Nesera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,...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 88

1860 - 796 pages
...a bubble. What says your favourite Milton ?— ' Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,...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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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819 - 366 pages
...o Or with the tangles of Nesra's hair ? ., L Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise L . (That last infirmity of noble mind) / To scorn delights,...find, £ • And think to burst out into sudden blaze, -f ,Comes the blind Fury with the' abhorred shears, /' ^ (., And slits the thin-spun life. ' But not...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822 - 296 pages
...the shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,...blaze, Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And slits the thin-spun life. " But not the praise," Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears...
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