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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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A first sketch of English literature. With suppl. to the end of queen ...

Henry Morley - 1912
...streets." These last lines of of his, in Chaucer's stanza, were written not long before his death: " looking for young men who could bring new life into...In January, 1825, he wrote to a London friend, " Ca T'outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn How well are they that die ere they be born, And...
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Lyrics from the Dramatists of the Elizabethan Age

Arthur Henry Bullen - Ballads, English - 1901 - 301 pages
...fancy ! It hinders youth's joy : Fair virgins, learn by me To count Love a toy. MISERRIMUS. "pvECEIVING world, that with alluring toys ,'-' Hast made my life...scorn, And scornest now to lend thy fading joys T' outlcngth my life, whom friends have left forlorn ; How well are they that die ere they be born, And...
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The Pembroke Booklets: First Series, Volumes 1-3

English poetry - 1906
...Till waste brings woe. and sorrow hastes despair. (Ibid.) Verses Written in the Poet's Last Illness DECEIVING world, that with alluring toys Hast made...outlength my life, whom friends have left forlorn, 46 How well are they that die ere they be born, And never see thy slights, which few men shun Till...
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The Book of Elizabethan Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1907 - 823 pages
...reveal'd Next at the great Platonick year, And then meet here. R. Herrick 5.29. Miserrimus "T\ECEIVING world, that with alluring toys *"^ Hast made my life...thy scorn, And scornest now to lend thy fading joys To lengthen my life, whom friends have left forlorn; How well are they that die ere they be born, And...
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An Anthology of the Poetry of the Age of Shakespeare

William Thomas Young - English poetry - 1923 - 307 pages
...Verses Written in the Poet's Last Illness Deceiving world, that with alluring toys Hast~maaeniy liTe the subject of thy scorn, And scornest now to lend...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...
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An Anthology of the Poetry of the Age of Shakespeare

W. T. Young - English poetry - 1946 - 307 pages
...of Wit bought with a million of repentance, 1592 — 1596 Verses Written in the Poet's Last Illness 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 are undone! Oft have I sung of love and of...
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