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" Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well, twice runs his race. And in this true delight, These unbought sports... "
The Works of Abraham Cowley - Page 227
by Abraham Cowley - 1806
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Select Works of Mr. A. Cowley

Abraham Cowley - 1772
...undifturb'd as death, the night. My houfe a cottage more Than palace, and fhould fitting be For all my ufe, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With nature's hand, not art's; and pleafures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabin field. Thus would I double my life's fading fpace ;...
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Select Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

Abraham Cowley - 1772
...undifturb'd as dead), the night. My houl•ea cottage more Than palace; and fhould fitting be For all my ufc, no luxury. My garden painted o'er... With nature's hand, not art's ; and pleafures yield, florace might envy in His Sabin field. Thus would I double my life's fading fpace;...
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The Works of the English Poets: Cowley

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...be For all my ufe, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's ; and pleafures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabin field. Thus would I double my life's fading fpace; For he, that runs it well, twice runs his race. And in this true delight, Thefe unbought fports,...
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...undiilutb'd as death, the night. My houfe a cottage more Than palace ; and mould fitting be For all my ufc, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's ; and pleafures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabin field. And in this true delight, Thefe unbought fports,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...choice of friends. i 10. Cooks should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd as death, the night. My house a cottage, more Than...Art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. 11. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well, twice runs...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...choice of friends. . 10, Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd as death, the night, My house a cottage, more Than...With Nature's hand, not Art's ; 'and pleasures yield, JJorace might envy iq his Sabine field. 11. ftus would I double my life's fading space, For he that...
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A Manual of Essays: Selected from Various Authors

Manual - 1809
...the choice of friends. 10. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd as death, the night. My house a cottage more Than...art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. 11. Thus would f double my life's fading space i For he that runs it well, twice runs...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...the choice, of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light ; And sleep, as nndisturb'd as death, the night. My house a cottage more Than...garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's ; that pleasures yield Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading...
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The British Prose Writers: Cowley's essays. Shenstone's essays

1821
...business, entertain the light ; And sleep, as undisturb'd as death, the night. My house a cottage uiore Than palace ; and should fitting be For all my use,...Art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well, twice runs his...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...the choice, of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd as death, the night. My house a cottage more Than...field. Thus would I double my life's fading space; "^or he, that runs it well, twice runs his race. And in this true delight, These unbought sports, this...
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