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" T' outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn ; How well are they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless are undone ! Oft have I sung of Love and of his fire ; But now I find that poet... "
Alphonsus, king of Arragon. James the Fourth. George-a-Greene, the pinner of ... - Page 291
by Robert Greene, Alexander Dyce - 1831 - 324 pages
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The Sylvan Wanderer;: Consisting of a Series of Moral ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Essays - 1813
...though no man now be by, to do me good, yet, ere I die, I by my repentance endeavour to do all men good. DECEIVING world that with alluring toys, Hast made...subject of thy scorn: And scornest now to lend thy failing joys, T' outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn, How well are they that die ere...
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THE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE

HODGES SMITH - 1856
...is better powers, the debasement of his mind— paid than a scholar; and men of art he wrote.— " Deceiving world that with alluring toys, Hast made...of thy scorn ; And scornest now to lend thy fading jovs, T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn, How well are they that die ere they be born,...
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THE DUBLIN UNIVERSITY MAGAZINE

HODGES SMITH - 1856
...is better powers, the debasement of his mind — paid than a scholar; and men of art he wrote. — " Deceiving world that with alluring toys, Hast made...of thy scorn ; And scornest now to lend thy fading jovs, T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn, How well are they that die ere they be born,...
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Novels and Novelists: From Elizabeth to Victoria, Volume 1

John Cordy Jeaffreson - Authors, English - 1858
...subject of my «corn ; And ecornest now to lend ¿by fading joy», Toutlength my 'life, whom friend» have left forlorn, How well are they that die ere they be born, And never »ее thy (light«, which few men ihun, ТШ unaware» they haplee» are undone. Oft tuve I mag of...
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The Dramatic and Poetical Works of Robert Greene & George Peele

Robert Greene, George Peele - Kings and rulers - 1861 - 624 pages
...chain blind youths in trommels of their hair, Till waste brings woe, and sorrow hastes despair. VERSES. DECEIVING world, that with alluring toys Hast made...they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless arc undone I Oft have I sung of Love and of...
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The Dramatic and Poetical Works of Robert Greene & George Peele: With ...

Robert Greene, Alexander Dyce, George Peele - English drama - 1861 - 624 pages
...chain blind youths in trammels of their hair, Till waste brings woe, and sorrow hastes despair. VERSES. DECEIVING world, that with alluring toys Hast made my life the subject of thy scoru, And scornest now to lend thy fading joys T' outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn;...
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A First Sketch of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1873 - 912 pages
...streets." These last lines of of his, in Chaucer's stanza, were written not long before his death ; " Deceiving world, that with alluring toys Hast made...thy scorn, And scornest now to lend thy fading joys T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn; How well are they that die ere they be born, And...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1879 - 665 pages
...the streets." These last lines of his, in Chaucer's stanza, were written not long before his death : "Deceiving world, that with alluring toys Hast made...thy scorn, And scornest now to lend thy fading joys T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn; How well are they that die ere they be born, And...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1879 - 665 pages
...toys Hast made my life the subject of thy scorn, And scornest now to lend thy fading joys T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn; How well...they that die ere they be born, And never see thy sleights, which few men shun Till unawares they helpless are undone! " Oft have I sung of Love, and...
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Harper's Cyclopædia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...Groat's-worth of Wit bought with a Million of Repentance," we quote the following: A DEATH-BED LAMENT. fenceless as thon wert, oh, where was then Wisdom the mirrored shield, or scorn the spear To out-length my life, whom friends have left forlorn ; — How well are they that die ere they be...
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