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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 English Poets: Selections

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880
...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 be, For all my use, not luxury. My garden painted o'er With nature's hand, not art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might...
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The English Poets: Ben Jonson to Dryden

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880
...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 be, For all my use, not luxury. My garden painted o'er With nature's hand, not art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might...
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The English Poets, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1880
...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,...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 Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1002 pages
...the choice, of friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd V h Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that nuis it well twice runs his...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1881 - 536 pages
...the choice of friends. 10. Books should, not business, entertain tbe 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. 11. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he, that runs it well, twice runs...
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Poetic treasures: or, Passages from the poets

Passages, John Allen Giles - 1881 - 644 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...garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's, can pleasures yield. Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space...
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Harper's Cyclopędia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1881 - 958 pages
...business, entertain the light, Aud sleep, as undisturbed as death, the night. My house a cottage move Thau ne Vie tlio Sabino 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. With an ..., Volume 1

George Gilfillan - 1881
...the choice of friends. 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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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1882 - 882 pages
...friends. Books should, not business, entertain the light. And sleep as undisturbed as death, himself •Than palace; and should fitting be For all my use,...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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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - 1882 - 958 pages
...undisturbed as death, the night. My house a cottage more Thau palace ; and should fitting bo For all my nee, Awoko оно night from a deep dream of peace, And...within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and l Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading spncn ; For ho that runs it well twice runs his...
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