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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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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 558 pages
...sleep as undisturbed as death, the night. Jfy house, a cottage more Than palace ; and should fitting bo For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er...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 Poetry of the Sentiments

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1853 - 320 pages
...but 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...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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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productins of ...

Robert Chambers - 1853
...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 palace, and should fitling be For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's ; and pleasures...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

1854 - 430 pages
...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...For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well twice runs his race. And in this...
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Gift of Sentiment: A Souvenir for 1854

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1854 - 288 pages
...but 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 palace ; and should fitting be ' " i For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's; and pleasures...
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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1854 - 776 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 palace, and should fitting bo For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not art's ; and pleasures...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...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...For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well twice runs his race. And in this...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

1855 - 430 pages
...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...For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well twice runs his race. And in this...
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Rambles round Nottingham

1856
...panted for repose ? — " Books should, not 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." Charles James Wright, Esq., banker, Nottingham, son of the distinguished translator...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 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...art's; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double vny life's fading space, For he that runs it well, twice runs his...
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