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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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Concord Days

Amos Bronson Alcott - 1872 - 276 pages
...Acquaintance one would have, but when it depends Not on the number, but the choice of friends. His house a cottage more Than palace, and should fitting be For all his use, no luxury." One's house should be roomy enough for his thought, for his family and guests...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - 1876
...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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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877 - 934 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...all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature'shand, not Art's; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed ..., Volume 3; Volume 79

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...but the choice of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light. And Bleep, as undisturb'd earnest, always in real earnest, that glance upon...points far beyond the civilisation of his time. This wa tfurdeu painted o'er With Nature's band, not arts ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Subine...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1876
...friends. 40 ABRAHAM COWLEY. I$ooks should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturbed as death, the night. My house a cottage more Than palace ; and should tilting Ix' for all my use, no luxury. I My garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's; and...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877
...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...all my use, no luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature'shand, notArt's; andpleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double...
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A Poetry-book of Elder Poets: Consisting of Songs & Sonnets, Odes & Lyrics ...

Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards - 1878 - 298 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 my life's fading space, For he that runs it well, twice runs his...
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A poetry-book of elder poets, selected and arranged by A. B. Edwards

Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards - 1879
...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 fteld. 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 History, Critical and ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - 1879
...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...not Art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy m his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well, twice runs...
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1065 pages
...the choice, of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturbed L720L72 02 Sabine field. * This is frequently attributed to William Byrd. Bartlett. however. Rives it to Sir Fdward...
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