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" gainst his glory fight, And Time that gave doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth And delves the parallels in beauty's brow, Feeds on the rarities of nature's truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow; And yet... "
The Works of Shakespeare ... - Page 156
by William Shakespeare - 1883
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The Poems of William Shakespear

William Shakespeare - 1855 - 252 pages
...forwards do contend. Nativity once in the main of light,* Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crowned, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And time...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. 61 Is it thy will, thy image should keep open My heavy eyelids to the weary night? Dost thou desire...
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The Poetical Works of William Shakespeare and the Earl of Surrey

William Shakespeare, Henry Howard Earl of Surrey, George Gilfillan, Henry Howard (Earl of Surrey.) - 1856 - 316 pages
...that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light,2 Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. 1 ' Whe'r : ' whether.—2 ' Main of light : ' the ocean of the sun. LXI. Is it thy will thy image...
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Laconics: Or the Best Words of the Best Authors ...

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856
...that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd Crooked...truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow. Shakspeafe. CCCCLXV. Good breeding is the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd Crooked...truth, And nothing stands but for his scythe to mow. Shakspeare. CCCCLXV. Good breeding is the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little...
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The works of William Shakspere. Knight's Cabinet ed., with ..., Volume 11

William Shakespeare - 1856
...confound. Time doth transfix the flourish set on youth, And delves the parallels in beauty's brow ; I'Yeds on the rarities of nature's truth, And nothing stands...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. Is it thy will thy image should keep open My heavy eyelids to the weary night? Dost thou desire my...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1857
...that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. LXI. Is it thy will thy image should keep open My heavy eyelids to the weary night ? Dost thou desire...
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The Plays & Poems of Shakespeare: Venus & Adonis. The rape of Lucrece ...

William Shakespeare - 1857
...'gainst his glory fight ; And time that gave, doth now his gift confound. Time doth transfix the florish set on youth, And delves the parallels in beauty's...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. LXI. Is it thy will, thy image should keep open My heavy eyelids to the weary night ? Dost thou desire...
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Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems, Volume 6

William Shakespeare - 1858
...that which goes before, In sequent toil all forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. ' — or WHERE better they,] So the old copy; the clear meaning being, " whether we have improved,...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued ..., Volume 9

Chambers's journal - 1858
...forwards do contend. Nativity, once in the main of light, Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crowned, Crooked eclipses 'gainst his glory fight, And Time,...stand, Praising thy worth, despite his cruel hand. We cannot conclude this paper more appropriately than by translating the admirable words of M. Lafond,...
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The Sonnets of William Shakspere: Rearranged and Divided Into Four Parts ...

William Shakespeare - 1859 - 120 pages
...main of light,2 Crawls to maturity, wherewith being crown'd, Crooked eclipses 'gainst bis glory light, And Time, that gave, doth now his gift confound. Time...beauty's brow ; Feeds on the rarities of nature's truth, XXXVI. Let those who are in favour with their stars, Of public honour and proud titles boast, Whilst...
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