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" TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail : — The god of bounds, Who sets to seas a shore, Came to me in his fatal rounds, And said : ' No more ! No farther shoot Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root. "
The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 55
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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The Atlantic Monthly

1867
...and as for Dave, he and I have struck ile. I 'm going out to look at our property now." TERMINUS.IT is time to be old, To take in sail : — The god of...to me in his fatal rounds, And said, " No more ! No further spread Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root ; Fancy departs : no more invent, Contract...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 19

American literature - 1867
...North Village ; and as for Dave, he and I have struck ile. I 'm going out to look at our property now." TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail :...to me in his fatal rounds, And said, " No more ! No further spread Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root ; Fancy departs : no more invent, Contract...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 19

American literature - 1867
...North Village ; and as for Dave, he and I have struck ile. I 'm going out to look at our property now." TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail :...to me in his fatal rounds, And said, " No more ! No further spread Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root ; Fancy departs : no more invent, Contract...
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May-day, and Other Pieces

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1867 - 205 pages
...thrift, the sleep of cares ; For a proud idleness like this Crowns all thy mean affairs. TERMINUS. TT is time to be old, To take in sail : — The god of...his fatal rounds, And said : ' No more ! No farther spread Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root. Fancy departs : no more invent, Contract thy firmament...
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Incidents and Anecdotes of Rev. Edward T. Taylor: For Over Forty Years ...

Gilbert Haven, Thomas Russell - Boston (Mass.) - 1872 - 445 pages
...latter case, been Apollo also. He descended from his deck, and accepted fate. He confessed that " It was time to be old, To take in sail : The god of bounds, Who sets to seas a shore, Came to him in bis fated rounds, And said ' No more ! ' " He turned his vessel's prow towards the harbour of...
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American poems, selected and ed. by W.M. Rossetti

American poems, William Michael Rossetti - American poetry - 1873 - 512 pages
...drinks it shall not thirst again ; No darkness stains its equal gleam, And ages drop in it like rain. TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail :...in his fatal rounds, And said: "No more! No farther spread Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root. Fancy departs: no more invent; Contract thy firmament...
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Incidents and Anecdotes of Rev. Edward T. Taylor: For Over Forty Years ...

Gilbert Haven, Thomas Russell - 1873 - 445 pages
...latter case, been Apollo also. He descended from his deck, and accepted fate. He confessed that " It was time to be old, To take in sail : The god of bounds, Who sets to seas a shore, Came to him in his fated rounds, And said, ' No more I ' " He turned his vessel's prow towards the harbor of...
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Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson ..., Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876
...Nor lives the tragic bard to say How drear the part I held in one, How lame the other limped away. TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail :...invent, Contract thy firmament To compass of a tent. There 's not enough for this and that, Make thy option which of two; Economize the failing river, Not...
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Selected Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 218 pages
...the tragic bard to say How drear the part I held in one, How lame the other limped away. TEEMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail : — The god...invent, Contract thy firmament To compass of a tent. There 's not enough for this and that, Make thy option which of two ; Economize the failing river,...
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American poems. With short biogr. notices of the most celebrated American ...

American poems - 1878
...drinks it shall not thirst again; No darkness stains its equal gleam, And ages drop in it like rain. TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail :...in his fatal rounds, And said: "No more! No farther spread Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root. Fancy departs: no more invent; Contract thy firmament...
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