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" Rumour can ope the grave. Acquaintance I would have, but when 't depends Not on the number, but the choice of friends. "
The Works of the English Poets: Cowley - Página 291
por Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Vista of English Verse

1911 - 654 páginas
...care I for whom she be? Hbrabam Cowleg 1618-1667 A VOTE (From Poetical Bloaoiru, second ed., 1636) This only grant me, that my means may lie Too low...would have, Not from great deeds, but good alone; The unknown are better than ill known : Rumour can ope the grave. Acquaintance I would have, but when...
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The English Familiar Essay: Representative Texts

William Frank Bryan, Ronald Salmon Crane - 1916 - 471 páginas
...part which I here set down (if a very little were corrected) I should hardly now be much ashamed. 9 This only grant me, that my means may lie Too low...would have, Not from great deeds, but good alone. The unknown are better than ill known. Rumour can ope the grave; Acquaintance I would have, but when...
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French Verse of the XVI Century

Charles Henry Conrad Wright - 1916 - 125 páginas
...thirteen: This only grant me, that my means may lie Too low tor envy, for contempt too high; Some honor I would have, Not from great deeds, but good alone; Th' unknown are better than ill-known. Rumor can ope the grave: Acquaintance I would have, but when 't depends Not on the number,...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History and Literature

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1920 - 466 páginas
...the adverbs, prepositions, and conjunctions in the following to illustrate your answer : — (6) " This only grant me, that my means may lie Too low for envy, for contempt too high." — Cowley. (c) " A man that lookg on glass, On it may stay his eye ; Or, if he pleaseth, through it...
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The Way of Poetry: An Anthology for Younger Readers

John Drinkwater - 1922 - 240 páginas
...smile her eyes began. A poor life this if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. WH DAVIES THIS only grant me, that my means may lie Too low...would have, Not from great deeds, but good alone. The unknown are better than ill known; Rumour can ope the grave. Acquaintance I would have, but when...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...Arch-mocker' and mad abbot of misrule! ROBERT WILDE, DD — Sonnet. To the Mocking-Bird. MODERATION I Act I. Sc. 7. L. 41. 8 How many cowards, whose hearts are all as false As stairs of COWLEY — Essays in Prose and Verse. Of Myself. (Trans, of HORACE.) 4 Moderation is the silken string...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volumen34

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1876
...and thoughtful verses, written at the age of thirteen : — This only grant me, that my means may lio Too low for envy, for contempt too high ; Some honour...deeds, but good alone ; Th' unknown are better than ill-known. Rumour can ope the grave : Acquaintance I would have, but when 't depends Not on the number,...
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