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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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - 1847
...the choice of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the li^'ht, And sleep, as undisturb'd ut he, her fears to cease, Sent down the meek-cy'd...through the turning sphere, His* ready harbinger, W pleasure! yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space,...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1847
...but the choice of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd fortify Against the sun and th' enemy), Which they...Because their people's civiller Than those rude p \Vith Nature's hand, not Art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 4

Half hours - 1847
...Not on the number, but the choice of friends. x. My house a cottage, more - ??'-' •.!* /'in -i• Than palace, and should fitting be ••••' ;•...• •--; -•-.'•-' For all my use, no luxury. - .!•----; -- -•' ii't'tD My garden painted o'er i -- .a ', With Nature's hand, not Art's ; and...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...but the choice of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd ` a b E 8 H u V pleasure* yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space,...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1850
...but the choice of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd [ xf? f? E? Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading apace, For he that runs it well, twice runs bis...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...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...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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Flowers from the Holy Land; an account of the chief plants named in Scripture

Robert Tyas - 1851
...the choice oi friends. O Books ihould, not Duslness, entertain the light, Anil sleep, as undisturbed as death, the night. My house a cottage more Than...and should fitting be For all my use, no luxury. My gnrden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's ; and pleasures yield Horace might envy in his Sabine...
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Debow's Review: Agricultural, Commercial, Industrial Progress and Resources

1851
...No. 3. " This only grant me, that my means may He Too low for envy, for contempt too high. * * * * Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well, /tctcO runs his race. — Covlty. THERE is a natural propensity in mankind to feel a greater degree...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 3

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852
...but the choice of friends. " Books should, as business, entertain the light, And sleep as undisturbed as death, the night. My house, a cottage more Than...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 Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...the choice, of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd Sabrina descends, and the Lady rises out of Iier seat...brimmed waves for this Their full tribute never mi yirM Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he, that...
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