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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... "
Examinations Papers - Pagina 440
1896
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An Eulogy on the Life and Character of John Marshall: Chief Justice of the ...

Horace Binney - 1835 - 86 pagine
...affect the power of the states, than Virginia. Her talents, her love of liberty, her love of fame, - the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last infirmity of noble mind,) continued to make her voice earnest, clear, and determined, in asserting the dangers of the federal...
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A Visit to Iceland: By Way of Tronyem, in the "Flower of Yarrow" Yacht, in ...

John Barrow - 1835 - 372 pagine
...undoubtedly best can tell what poets feel ; and one of our greatest poets has said that " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last infirmity of noble minds,) To scorn delights, and live laborious days." But what share of fame, here or hereafter, can...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal, Volume 17

1844 - 714 pagine
...hardly worse for earning that substantial and perdurable fame which " the clear spirit doth raise (The last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights and live laborious days." At his father's table or club, and at the many tables or clubs where he was welcomed, he soon distinguished...
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Letters, Conversations, and Recollections of S. T. Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1836 - 274 pagine
...use, ,, . To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Neasra's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...And slits the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor on...
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Letters, Conversations, and Recollections of S. T. Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1836 - 270 pagine
...others use, To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Nesera's hair? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...Comes the blind Fury with the abhorred shears, And sins the thin-spun life. But not the praise, Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears; Fame is...
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The Law Magazine: Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 15

1836 - 526 pagine
...indolence, he was not idle — with none of the ordinary motives of exertion, he worked — " Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delight, and live laborious days." Too much praise cannot be bestowed upon Blackstone for having resisted...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837 - 272 pagine
...stand up, in a corrupt age, for what has not its immediate reward joined to it. ADD1SON. FAME is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise, (That last...And slits the thin-spun life. ' But not the praise,' Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears : ' Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor...
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The British Cyclopaedia of the Arts, Sciences, History, Geography ...

1838 - 1050 pagine
...of Phoebus to his lamentation, furnishes a beautiful specimen of this poem : — •• Fame to the spur that the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity...we hope to find. And think to burst out into sudden blaxe, Comę the blind fury with th' abhorr'd shear*. And slits the thin spun life. But not the praise,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1838 - 496 pagine
...shade, Or with the tangles of Neaera's hair ? Fame is the spur that the clear spirit doth raise TO (That last infirmity of noble mind) To scorn delights,...burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury with th' abhorred shears, 75 Vir. jEn. 1. 381. ' Volucremque fuga prsevertitur Hebrum.' Warlon. 69 tangles]...
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Synopsis of the Greek Drama Including Biographical Notices ...: With a ...

John William Donaldson - 1838 - 140 pagine
...To sport with Amaryllis in the shade, Or with the tangles of Necero's hair ? Fame is the spur, which the clear spirit doth raise (That last infirmity of...To scorn delights and live laborious days ; But the bright guerdon when we hope to find, And think to burst out into sudden blaze, Comes the blind Fury,...
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