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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... "
Pope's Homer's Iliad and Odyssey ; Dryden's Virgil and Juvenal ; Pitt's ... - Σελίδα 78
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Arthur Granville Bradley - 1895 - 214 σελίδες
...and so glorious. But since, alas ! ignoble age must come, Disease, and death's inexorable doom, That life which others pay, let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe. Brave let us fall, or honoured if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give. Such, men shall own, deserve...

The age of Pope Repr

John Dennis - 1896
...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,...what we to nature owe ; Brave though we fall, and honoured if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give.' We may add that neither its false glitter...

The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 σελίδες
...FAME. 201 Short is my date, but deathless my renown. 1. HOMEB— Iliad. Bk. IX. L. 535. Pope's trans. en it, my gentle boy ! Ear hath" account the use that a man should seek of the pu m. HOMER— Iliad. Bk. XII. L. 393. Pope's trans. The rest were vulgar deaths unknown to fame. n. HOMEB—...

Historical and Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures, Busts, &c. in the ...

National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain) - 1896 - 493 σελίδες
...profile as follows : — [" But since ignoble age"]* must come, Disease and death's inexorable doom, That life which others pay let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe ; Brave let us fall, or honor' d if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give, — Such, men shall own,...

Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1897 - 348 σελίδες
...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...

Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1897 - 348 σελίδες
...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,...

Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1898 - 348 σελίδες
...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...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...

The Age of Pope, 1700-1744

John Dennis - 1899 - 260 σελίδες
...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,...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...

The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Τόμος 2

Richard Garnett - 1899
...Pope translates the passage thus : — For lust of fame I should not vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war: But since, alas ! ignoble...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...

Pope's The Iliad of Homer: Books I, VI, XXII, and XXIV

Homer - 1899 - 142 σελίδες
...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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