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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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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Τόμος 2

1901
...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...

Life in Poetry: Law in Taste: Two Series of Lectures Delivered in Oxford ...

William John Courthope - 1901 - 452 σελίδες
...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 if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give. We watch the conflict between divine and...

Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 σελίδες
...a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's canse. Book xii. Line 283 The life which others pay let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe. Line 393. And seem to walk on wings, and tread in air. Book xiii. Line 106. The best of things beyond...

English Verse: Specimens Illustrating Its Principles and History

Raymond Macdonald Alden - 1903 - 459 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,...what we to nature owe ; Brave though we fall, and honored if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give ! (POPE : Iliad, bk. xii.) Pope's couplet,...

The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1903 - 672 σελίδες
...vainly dare In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war But since, alas! ignoble ace must come, 391 Disease, and death's inexorable doom; The life which...us bestow, And give to Fame what we to Nature owe; deep: Brave tho' we fall, and honour'd if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give! ' He said:...

The Works of Matthew Arnold, Τόμος 5

Matthew Arnold - 1903
...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, nor...

Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 σελίδες
...a sign his sword the brave man draws, And asks no omen but his country's cause. Book xii. Line 283 The life which others pay let us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe. t,\ne 3^3, And seem to walk on wings, and tread in air. Book xiii. Line 10<i. The best of things beyond...

Ideals in Greek Literature

William Cranston Lawton - 1905 - 256 σελίδες
...claims no less the 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...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 ! ' ' Outward...

The Age of Pope (1700-1744)

John Dennis - 1906 - 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,...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 British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1906 - 752 σελίδες
...all our care elude the gloomy grave, For lust of fame I should not vainly dare eo In fighting fields, nor urge thy soul to war. But since, alas! ignoble...us bestow, And give to fame what we to nature owe; 66 Brave tho' we fall, and honour'd if we live, Or let us glory gain, or glory give!' CHARACTER OF...




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