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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 World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 3

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - 1900 - 4190 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 race....
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Conferences on Books and Men

Henry Charles Beeching - 1900 - 299 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 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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Elementary English Composition

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - 1900 - 241 pages
...peculiar about it? How does it differ from the relation between finished and tasks in sentence 5? 1. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well runs twice his race. 2. Mow gently, sweet Afton, among thy green braes ; Mow gently, I'll sing thee...
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Some Literary Landmarks for Pilgrims on Wheels

F. W. Bockett - 1901 - 274 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...garden painted o'er With Nature's hand, not Art's, that pleasures yield Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space,...
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The Fireside Encyclopedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1901 - 1027 pages
...and truth thy glorious way hast plough'd My house a cottage more Than palace ; and should fitting lie that he at last Must needs express his love's excess...bitterness. Perhaps tis pretty to force together Th 8abine field. Thus would I double my 1 ife's fading space ; For he that runs it well twice runs his...
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The English Poets, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1901
...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 yiel i, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 pages
...sigh'd, we wept ; we never blush'd before. Discourte concerning the Government of Oliver Cromwell. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well, runs twice his race.8 Discourse j /. Of Myself. St.xi. RALPH YENNING. 1620(?)-1673. All the beanty...
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The Shepherd's Pipe: Pastorial Poems of the XVI & XVII Centuries

Fitz Roy Carrington - 1903 - 128 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. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well, twice runs his...
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A History of English Poetry, Volume 3

William John Courthope - 1903
...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. XI Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well, runs twice his...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 pages
...sigh'd, we wept ; we never blush'd before. Discourse concerning the Government of Oliver Cromtcetl. Thus would I double my life's fading space ; For he that runs it well, runs twice his race.8 Discourse xi. Of Myself. St. xi. RALPH YENNING. 1620(?)-1673. All the beauty...
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