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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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May-day, and Other Pieces

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1881 - 205 pages
...thrift, the sleep ,.f cares ; For a proud idleness like thia 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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May-day and Other Pieces

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1881 - 205 pages
...thrift, the sleep uf 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 roott Fancy departs : no more invent, Contract thy firmament...
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Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Electronic books - 1883 - 316 pages
...wisdom is, Thy thrift, the sleep of cares; For a proud idleness like this Crowns all thy mean affairs. 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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Complete Works, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...wisdom is, Thy thrift, the sleep of cares; For a proud idleness like this" Crowns all thy mean affairs. TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail: —...root. Fancy departs : no more invent; Contract thy firman: ant To compass of a tent. There's not enough for this and that, Make thy option which of two;...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...wisdom is, Thy thrift, the sleep of cares ; For a proud idleness like this Crowns all thy mean affairs. TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail :...And said : ' No more ! No farther shoot Thy broad ambitions branches, and thy root. Fancy departs : no more invent ; Contract thy firmament To compass...
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The works of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume 3

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...thrift, the sleep of cares ; For a proud idleness like this Crowns all thy mean affairs. TEEMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail : — The god...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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Emerson's Complete Works: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...wisdom is, Thy thrift, the sleep of cares ; For a proud idleness like this Crowns all thy mean affairs. TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail :...of bounds, Who sets to seas a shore, Came to me in bis fatal rounds, And said : ' No more ! No farther shoot Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 315 pages
...i' Thy thrift, the sleep of cares; ) For a proud idleness like this Crowns all thy mean affairs. TERMINUS. IT is time to be old, To take in sail : — The god of bounds, Who eets to seas a shore, Came to me in his fatal rounds, And said: 'No more! No farther shoot Thy broad...
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes: Ralph Waldo Emerson. John Lothrop Motely

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1884
...that one passage from it has been quoted for a particular purpose, but here is the whole poem : — TERMINUS. It is time to be old, To take in sail: —...of bounds, Who sets to seas a shore, Came to me in bis fatal rounds, And said : " No more ! No farther shoot Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root....
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The Vassar Miscellany, Volume 15

Universities and colleges - 1885
...regret, what resolute good cheer he proclaimed to all on whom the hand of Time had fallen heavily. " It is time to be old, To take in sail ; — The God of bounds, Who sets to seas a shore, Game to me in his fatal rounds, And said : ' No more ! There's not enough for this and that, Make thy...
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