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" Could all our care elude the gloomy grave, Which claims no less the fearful than the brave, For lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war. But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease, and death's inexorable... "
Avenia: Or, A Tragical Poem, on the Oppression of the Human Species, and ... - Page 31
1805 - 358 pages
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 2

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1838 - 516 pages
...fearful than ihc brave, For lust of fame, I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war. But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease, and death's inexorable doom ;t The life which others pay let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe." is gone, yesterday,...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 2

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1838 - 544 pages
...fearful than the brave, For lust of fame, I should not vainly oare In fighting field?, nor urge thy soul to war. But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease, and death's inexorable doom ;t The life which others pay let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe. " is gone, yesterday,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839 - 510 pages
...fearful than the brave, For lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul ; And here, even then, shall my cold dust remain...resign, And wait till 'tis no sin to mix with thine. honour'd if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give !" He said ; his words the listening chief...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation : the Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - American poetry - 1842 - 352 pages
...fearful and the brave, For lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge my soul to war. But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease...fame what we to nature owe ; Brave though we fall, arfd honoured if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give !" Why on these shores ? &c. These lines...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847 - 488 pages
...fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war. But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease, and death s inexorable doom ; The life which others pay, let us...bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe ; Brave tho' we fall, and honour'd if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give." — Warburton. This passage...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - English poetry - 1847 - 562 pages
...I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war: — But since, alas! iguoble age must come, Disease, and death's inexorable doom ; The life which others pay, let us bestow, And pive to fame what we to nature owe; Brave though we fall, and honour'd if we live, Or let us glory...
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Exercises in English parsing

John Hunter (of Uxbridge.) - English language - 1848 - 56 pages
...fearful than the brave, For lust of fame, I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war. But since, alas! ignoble age must come, Disease,...what we to nature owe ; Brave though we fall, and honoured if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give. Pope's Homer. X. THE ROSE. The rose had been...
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Translation of the Iliad of Homer

Homer - 1849 - 570 pages
...brave, For lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war : 390 But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease,...what we to nature owe ; Brave though we fall, and honour'd if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give !" He said. His words the listening chief...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 512 pages
...fearful than the brave, For lest of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war : — > But since, alas ! ignoble age must...what we to nature owe , Brave though we fall, and honour1 d if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give ! He said ; his words the listening chief...
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The Iliad of Homer, Volume 2

Homer - 1853 - 336 pages
...brave, For lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war. 390 But since, alas! ignoble age must come, Disease, and...what we to nature owe ; Brave though we fall, and honour'd if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give !" 3 Why boast toe. " Wherefore do I assume...
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