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" Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears: "Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-judging Jove;... "
A System of English Grammar - Page 149
by Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 pages
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The poetical works of John Milton, with the life of the author ..., Volumes 3-4

John Milton - 1807
...plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glist'ring foil Set off to th' world, nor in broad Rumor lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure 'eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove; R *' As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in Heav'n expect thy meed. O fountain Arcthuse,...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...praise," Phffibus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor...spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed."...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...praise,*" Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears j " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor...spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed."...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...praise," Phoebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies : But lives and spreads aji&fcjt'th'ose pure eyes, And perfect witness of affjudging .love ; 8] As he pronounces lastly on...
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Licida, di Giovanni Milton: Mondodia per la morte del naufragato Eduardo King

John Milton - 1812 - 55 pages
...ears ;) " Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, " Nor in the glistering foil " Set off to th' world, nor in broad rumour lies, " But lives and spreads...all-judging Jove ; " As he pronounces lastly on each deed, " Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed." O fountain Arethuse, and them, honour'd flood, Smooth-sliding...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1813 - 565 pages
...mortal soil, Nor in the glist'ring foil Set off to th1 world, nor in broad rumour lies ; 80 But Kves and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect...all-judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in Heav'n expect thy meed.1* O fountain Arethuse, and thou honour'd flood, 85 Smooth-sliding...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the gliit'ring foil, Set off to th' world : nor in broad rumor lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes,...all-judging Jove : As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed. O fountain Arethusc,and thouhonor'd flood, Smooth-sliding...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 88

1860
...praise, Pho3bus replied, and touched my trembling ears ; Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor...all-judging Jove ; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed.'" "But don't you see," I replied, " that there is an ambiguity...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 7

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...praise,' Phcebus replied, and touch'd my trembling ears ; 'Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil, Set off to' the world, nor in broad rumour lies ; f But li ves and spreads aloft by those pure eyes, And perfect witness of all-judging Jove - cAs...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set of)' to tin- world, nor in brond so sore The griding sword with discontinuous wound...Pass'd through him : but the ethereal substance ci ; 81 As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in Heaven expect thy meed." O fountain Arethuse,...
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