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Página 42 - Then die, that she The common fate of all things rare May read in thee; How small a part of time they share, That are so wondrous sweet and fair.
Página xxxv - There needs no more be said to extol the excellence and power of his wit, and pleasantness of his conversation, than that it was of magnitude enough to cover a world of very great faults ; that is, so to cover them, that they were not taken notice of to his reproach, viz.
Página 80 - The seas are quiet when the winds give o'er ; So calm are we when passions are no more ; For then we know how vain it was to boast Of fleeting things so certain to be lost.
Página xlv - Andero ;" a piece which justifies the observation made by one of his editors, that he attained, by a felicity like instinct, a style which perhaps will never be obsolete ; and that, " were we to judge only by the wording, we could not know what was wrote at twenty, and what at fourscore.
Página 184 - WHY came I so untimely forth Into a world which, wanting thee, Could entertain us with no worth Or shadow of felicity, That time should me so far remove From that which I was born to love ? Yet, Fairest Blossom ! do not slight That age which you may know so soon : The rosy morn resigns her light And milder glory to the noon ; And then what wonders shall you do Whose dawning beauty warms us so...
Página 137 - The beauties which adorn'd that age, The shining subjects of his rage, Hoping they should immortal prove, Rewarded with success his love. This was the generous poet's scope, And all an English pen can hope, To make the fair approve his flame, That can so far extend their fame.
Página 96 - And every man a Polypheme Does to his Galatea seem; None may presume her faith to prove; He proffers death that proffers love.
Página 143 - Pouring out treasure to supply his fleet; They vow with lives and fortunes to maintain Their King's eternal title to the main, And with a present to the Duke approve His valor, conduct, and his country's love.