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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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The British poets, including translations, Volume 13

British poets - 1822
...the choice, of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light ; And sleep, as undisturbed 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 Poets: Including Translations ...

1822
...the choice, of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light; And sleep, as undisturbed as death, the night. My house a cottage more Than...luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, notArt's; that pleasures yield Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's...
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Prose Works of Abraham Cowley ; Including His Essays in Prose and Verse

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 238 pages
...but 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...use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With nature's band, not art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabin field. 11. Thus would I double...
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Prose works

Abraham Cowley - 1826
...sleep, as undisturb'd as death, the night. My house a cottage more Than palace 5 and should fitting he For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er...pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabin field. 11. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he, that runs it well, twice runs his race. And...
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Prose Works of Abraham Cowley ; Including His Essays in Prose and Verse

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 238 pages
...choice of friends. 10. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturli'd as death, the night. My house a- cottage more Than palace ; and should fitting be For all my use, no luxury.__ My garden painted o'er With nature's hand, not art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might...
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The Retrospective Review..

Henry Southern - 1827
...but when 't depends 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 I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well twice runs...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1827
...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 I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well twice runs...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

1827
...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 I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well twice runs...
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1827
...but when 't depends 10. " Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd as death, the night. My house a cottage, more Than palace, and should fitting lie For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's ; and pleasures...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...tho choice of friends. Books shook!, not business, entertain the light, Дла sleep, as undisturbed sed ; But soon he saw the brisk awakening viol, Whose sweet entrancing voice he loved the b u*e, no luxury. My garden painted o*er With Nature"* hand, not Art's; and pleasures yieli^ Horace might...
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