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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 with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 2

Matthew Arnold - 1882
...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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A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1899 - 314 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...Art's ; and pleasures yield Horace might envy in his Sabine field. And in this true delight, These unbought sports, this happy state, zo I would not fear...
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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 14

Richard Garnett - 1899
...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. XI. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well twice runs his...
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A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1899 - 314 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. And in this true delight, These unbought sports, this happy state, *° I would not fear...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - 1899
...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...Art's ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. XX. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well twice runs his...
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A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1899 - 314 pages
...Books should, not business, entertain the light ; And sleep, as undisturbed as death, the night. 10 My house a cottage, more Than palace, and should fitting...With Nature's hand, not Art's ; and pleasures yield 15 Horace might envy in his Sabine field. And in this true delight, These unbought sports, this happy...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ...

John Clark Ridpath - 1899
...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...luxury. My garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Arts ; and pleasures yield, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading...
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A Book of Seventeenth Century Lyrics

Felix Emmanuel Schelling - 1899 - 314 pages
...Books should, not business, entertain the light ; And sleep, as undisturbed as death, the night. 1o My house a cottage, more Than palace, and should fitting...With Nature's hand, not Art's ; and pleasures yield 15 Horace might envy in his Sabine field. And in this true delight, These unbought sports, this happy...
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Standard English Poems: Spenser to Tennyson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - 1899 - 749 pages
...Books should, not business, entertain the light, And sleep, as undisturb'd as death, the night. 75 My house a cottage more Than palace, and should fitting...With nature's hand, not art's; and pleasures yield, 80 Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs...
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British Anthologies, Volume 5

Edward Arber - 1899
...but the choice, of friends. Books should, not business, intertain 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 With Nature's hand ; not Art's, and pleasures yield, HORACE might envy,...
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