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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
by Thomas Branagan - 1805 - 358 pages
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - English essays - 1897 - 460 pages
...the brave, For lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to wari But since, alas ! ignoble age must come. Disease,...us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe." Nothing could better exhibit Pope's prodigious 5 talent, and nothing, too, could be better in its own...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - English essays - 1897 - 464 pages
...impresses us in the same way as when it was uttered by Homer. The antithesis of the last two lines — ; "The life which others pay, let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe " — 15 is excellent, and is just suited to Pope's heroic couplet ; but neither the antithesis itself,...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - English essays - 1898 - 458 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,...us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe." Nothing could better exhibit Pope's prodigious 5 talent, and nothing, too, could be better in its own...
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The Age of Pope (1700-1744).

John Dennis - English literature - 1899 - 294 pages
...fearful than the brave, For lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge the soul to war, But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease,...fame what we to nature owe; Brave though we fall, and honoured if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give.' power of this brilliant work. Its merit...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 2

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899 - 470 pages
...passage thus : — 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,...us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe. Nothing could better exhibit Pope's prodigious talent, and nothing, too, could be better in its own...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 2

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Anthologies - 1899 - 430 pages
...impresses us in the same way as when it was uttered by Homer. The antithesis of the last two lines — The life which others pay, let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe — is excellent, and is just suited to Pope's heroic couplet ; but neither the antithesis itself,...
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Pope's The Iliad of Homer: Books I, VI, XXII, and XXIV

Homer - Achilles (Greek mythology) - 1899 - 204 pages
...wise ; Do you, young warriors, hear my age advise " ; " and pay in glory what in life you owe " ; " the life which others pay, let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe " ; " she scorned the champion but the man she loved " ; " thy love the motive and thy charms the prize...
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From Homer to Theocritus: A Manual of Greek Literature, Volume 56

Edward Capps - Greek literature - 1901 - 516 pages
...fearful and 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,...others pay, let us bestow, And give to fame what we to honor owe ; Brave though we fall, and honor'd if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give ! " XII,...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 2

Literature - 1901 - 622 pages
...lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war : But since, alas 1 ignoble age must come, Disease, and death's inexorable...us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe. Nothing could better exhibit Pope's prodigious talent, and nothing, too, could be better in its own...
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Life in Poetry: Law in Taste: Two Series of Lectures Delivered in Oxford ...

William John Courthope - Aesthetics - 1901 - 474 pages
...fearful and the brave, For lust of fame I would not vainly dare In fighting fields to urge the soul to war. But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease, and death's inexorable doom, The life that others pay let us bestow, And give to Fame what we to Nature owe. Brave though we fall, and honoured...
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