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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 Poetry: Of fancy, of sentiment; [introductory essay] The ...

1904
...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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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions, Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1905
...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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Essays, Plays and Sundry Verses, Volume 2

Abraham Cowley - 1906 - 499 pages
...business entertain the Light, And sleep, as undisturb'd as Death, the Night. My House a Cottage, more Then Palace, and should fitting be For all my Use, no Luxury. My Garden painted o're With Natures hand, not Arts ; and pleasures yeild, Horace might envy in his Sabine field. 11....
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English Poems: The Elizabethan age and the Puritan period (1550-1660)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1909
...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. Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs...
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The Garden Muse: Poems for Garden Lovers

William Aspenwall Bradley - 1910 - 169 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...
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The Vista of English Verse

1911 - 654 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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The English Familiar Essay: Representative Texts

William Frank Bryan, Ronald Salmon Crane - 1916 - 471 pages
...the choice of friends. 10 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. 11 Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well twice runs his...
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French Verse of the XVI Century

Charles Henry Conrad Wright - 1916 - 125 pages
...business, entertain the light. And sleep as undisturbed as death, the night, My house a cottage, more Thin palace, and should fitting be For all my use, no luxury....art's; and pleasures yield Horace might envy in his Sabine field. 2. herbis, pastures. 3. loucerves = loups-cemiers. 2. A son amy Lyon. In 1526 Marot was...
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The Kingdom of the mind

James Mortimer Keniston - 1916 - 245 pages
...— how to live As fits our station; and how best pursue What God has placed us in this world to do.1 Thus would I double my life's fading space, For he that runs it well, runs twice the race. And in this true delight, These unbought sports, this happy state, I would not...
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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - 1923 - 376 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...
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