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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 Chief American Poets

Curtis Hidden Page - American literature - 1905 - 713 pages
...live to-day; If who can read them comes at last He will spell in the sculpture, ' Stay.' TERMINUS i IT is time to be old, To take in sail: — The god...Fancy departs: no more invent; Contract thy firmament ю To compass of a tent. There 's not enough for this and that, Make thy option which of two; Economize...
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A Manual of American Literature

James Brady Smiley - American literature - 1905 - 336 pages
...Emerson the degree of LL.D. In Terminus we realize that the work of this master mind was almost done. " It is time to be old. To take in sail : The god of...shoot Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root." Europe, which they had taken after their house had been destroyed by fire, they found their home restored...
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THE CHIEF AMERICAN POETS

CURTIS HIDDE PAGE - 1905
...from a long stay in the Western States, I met my father in New York just starting for his usual winThe god of bounds, Who sets to seas a shore, Came to me...Fancy departs: no more invent; Contract thy firmament ю To compass of a tent. There 's not enough for this and that, Make thy option which of two; Economize...
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Memoir of Colonel Henry Lee: With Selections from His Writings and Speeches

John Torrey Morse - Massachusetts - 1905 - 441 pages
...unremitting kindness and forbearance to have remained your president on such a precarious footing. It is time to be old, To take in sail; — The god...to me in his fatal rounds, And said : —' No More !' " 4 On October 20, 1845, Colonel Lee was married to Elizabeth Perkins Cabot, a daughter of Samuel...
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A Manual of American Literature

James Brady Smiley - American literature - 1905 - 336 pages
...Emerson the degree of LL.D. In Terminus we realize that the work of this master mind was almost done. " It is time to be old, To take in sail: The god of...shore, Came to me in his fatal rounds, And said : " No move ! No farther shoot Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root." Europe, which they had taken after...
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The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow ...

Curtis Hidden Page - American literature - 1905 - 713 pages
...from a long stay in the Western States, I met my father in New York just starting for his usual winThe god of bounds, Who sets to seas a shore, Came to me...farther shoot Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy rootFancy departs: no more invent; Contract thy firmament 10 To compass of a tent. There 's not enough...
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Fragments from the Past: 1832-1907

Francis St. John Thackeray - Mapledurham (England) - 1907 - 235 pages
...Tree and they sang Carols. How thankful I am to have children so kind to children as mine are! 1906 The God of bounds Who sets to seas a shore, Came to me in his fatal rounds And said ' No more.' EMERSON, Terminus. January $th. We have a new pony-cart, which is a great comfort. A terrible wild...
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The Spirit of Montaigne: Some Thoughts and Expressions Similar to Those in ...

Grace Norton - 1908 - 233 pages
...propre force et fortune, peut seconder l'ouvrier et le devancer outre son invention et cognoissance. It is time to be old, To take in sail: — The god...farther shoot Thy broad ambitious branches, and thy root : Contract thy firmament To compass of a tent.' Terminus. MONTAIGNE, Lime I, 39 (38). La solitude me...
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The Gift of Influence, Volume 39; Volume 61

Hugh Black - Presbyterian Church - 1908 - 307 pages
...unnatural and unexpected in age, for example, being ready and perhaps eager to go when the summons comes. It is time to be old, To take in sail: — The god of bounds Who sets to sea a shore, Came to me in his fatal rounds, And said, No more! St. Paul, who had filled up his glorious...
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Retrospections of an Active Life: 1867-1871

John Bigelow - France - 1913
...private approbation of friends and the public sanction become most desirable. The God Terminus says: It is time to be old, To take in sail; The God of Bounds Came to me in his rounds And said: "No more! No farther spread Thy branches or thy roof. " Ever yours...
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