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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 Essays of Abraham Cowley

Abraham Cowley - 1868 - 199 pages
...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...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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Class-book of Science and Literature

Class-book - 1869 - 324 pages
...requisite for the defence of the country against the Danes. Than palace, and should fitting be Por all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er "With...; 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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Kottabos: College Miscellany, Issue 1; Issues 4-5

1869
...of friends ; Books should, not business, entertain the light; And sleep as undisturb'd as death my night. My house a cottage more Than palace, and should fitting be For all my use, no luxury : My gardens painted o'er With nature's hand, not art's, should pleasure yield Horace might envy in his...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1870
...Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep as undi.st urb'd as death the night ; lily house a cottage, more Than palace, and should fitting...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 epigrammatists: a selection, with notes and an intr. by H. P. Dodd

Epigrammatists - 1870
...Cowley, in one of his " Discourses in Verse and Prose " (" On Myself "), expresses the same thought : Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he, that runs it well, runs twice his race. Rogers, in " The Pleasures of Memory," exquisitely portrays the happiness, which...
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The Epigrammatists: A Selection from the Epigrammatic Literature of Ancient ...

Henry Philip Dodd - 1870 - 587 pages
...Cowley, in one of his " Discourses in Verse and Prose " (" On Myself "), expresses the same thought : Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he, that runs it well, runs twice his race. Rogers, in " The Pleasures of Memory," exquisitely portrays the happiness, which...
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Reading book. New code, 1981. Standard 1, 4-6

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1872
...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, runs twice his...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...the choice, of friends. Hooks 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 Sabinc field. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well, twice runs his...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1872 - 558 pages
...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. These nnbougbt sports, this happy state, I would not fear, nor wish my fate; But boldly...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 776 pages
...but tliu choice of friends Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as umlisturb'd as death, the night. My house a cottage, more Than palace, and should lining be For all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With Natures hnnd, not art's; and pleasures...
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