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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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...the choice of friends. x. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisttirb'd as death, the night. My house a cottage, more Than...Art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabinc field. NI. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well twice runs his...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 pages
...business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd as dentil, the night. My house a cottnge, more Than palace, and should fitting be For all my...With Nature's hand, not art's ; and pleasures yield, Hornce might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 762 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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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1858
...business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturbed as death, the night. My house a cottage more TKan palace ; and should fitting be For all my use, no...Art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabinc field. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well twice runs his...
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Specimens with Memoirs of the Less-known British Poets, Volume 2

George Gilfillan - 1860
...friends. VOL. H. 65 X 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 For all my use, not luxury ; My garden, painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's, that pleasure yield Horace might...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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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Meadowleigh, by the author of 'The ladies of Bever Hollow'.

Anne Manning - 1863
...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 For all my use, no luxury. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well, runs twice his race. COWLEY....
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek ..., Volume 1

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864
...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 for all my use, not luxury: my garden painted o'er with Nature's hand, not art's, that pleasures yield, Horace might...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1865 - 776 pages
...the choice of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'cl 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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Specimens of English poetry. For the use of Charterhouse school

English poetry - 1867 - 315 pages
...Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd as death, the night. 10 My house a cottage more Than palace, and should fitting...garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's ; can pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. 16 Thus would I double my life's fading...
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