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" Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears: "Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-judging Jove... "
Imagination and Fancy: Or, Selections from the English Poets, Illustrative ... - Page 265
by Leigh Hunt - 1845 - 255 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...th' world, nor in broad Rumor lies, 80 But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfeft witness of all-judging Jove ; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in Heav'n expeft thy meed. O fountain Arethuse, and thou honor'd flood, 85 Smooth-sliding Mincius, erown'd...
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Illustrations of Sterne: With Other Essays and Verses

John Ferriar - 1798 - 314 pages
...made better use of that improvement, which Harvey contented himself with holding out to admiration. O fountain Arethuse, and thou honour'd flood, Smooth-sliding...vocal reeds, That strain I heard was of a higher mood ; now my oat proceeds, t * Id.ib. t Lycidas. Several inconveniences attended the artificial noses engrafted...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glist'ring foil Set off to th' world, nor in broad Rumor lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure 'eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove; R *' As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in Heav'n expect thy meed. O fountain Arcthuse,...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...lies : But lives and spreads aji&fcjt'th'ose pure eyes, And perfect witness of affjudging .love ; 8] As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame...Arethuse, and thou honour'd flood, Smooth-sliding Mincius, crown'dwith vocal reeds ! That strain I heard was of a higher mood : But now my oat proceeds, And listens...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...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 in broad rumour lies...spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed."...
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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
...and touch'd my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies...spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed."...
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Licida di Giovanni Milton: monodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...ears ;) " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, " Nor in the glistering foil " Set off to th' world, nor in broad rumour lies, " But lives and spreads...heaven expect thy meed." O fountain Arethuse, and them, honour'd flood, Smooth-sliding Mincius, crowned with vocal reeds, That strain I heard was of...
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Illustrations of Sterne: With Other Essays and Verses, Volume 1

John Ferriar - Book collecting - 1812
...made better use of that improvement, which Harvey contented himself with holding out to admiration". O fountain Arethuse, and thou honour'd flood, Smooth-sliding...strain I heard was of a higher mood; But now my oat proceeds.f * Id. ib. Several inconveniences attended the artificial noses engrafted by our author,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...mortal soil, Nor in the glist'ring foil Set off to th1 world, nor in broad rumour lies ; 80 But Kves and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect...pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in Heav'n expect thy meed.1* O fountain Arethuse, and thou honour'd flood, 85 Smooth-sliding Mincius,...
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Elegant extracts

Elegant extracts - English poetry - 1816 - 1064 pages
...plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the gliit'ring foil, Set off to th' world : nor in broad rumor lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes,...so much fame in heaven expect thy meed. O fountain Arethusc,and thouhonor'd flood, Smooth-sliding Mincius, crown'd with vocal reeds, That strain I heard...
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