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" Days, that need borrow No part of their good morrow From a fore-spent night of sorrow. Days, that in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night. Nights, sweet as they Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by th "
Steps to the Temple: Delights of the Muses, and Other Poems - Page 162
by Richard Crashaw - 1904 - 401 pages
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1890 - 458 pages
...night of sorrow : Days, that in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night. Life, that dares send A challenge to his end ; And when it comes, says, friend." ' Weleome, I wish her store Of worth may leave her poor Of wishes; and I wish — no...
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Seventeenth Century Lyrics

George Saintsbury - English poetry - 1892 - 362 pages
...morrow, From a fore-spent night of sorrow. Days, that in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night. Nights, sweet as they, Made...his end, And when it comes, say, ' Welcome, friend.' Sydneian showers Of sweet discourse, whose powers Can crown old Winter's head with flowers. Soft silken...
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Memoirs of the Verney family during the civil war, by Frances Parthenope Verney

Great Britain - 1892 - 534 pages
...THINGS AND PEOPLE. Days, that in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind, are day all night. Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes say, Welcome, friend ! CRASHAW. THE meeting between Ralph and his wife on her return to France in April 1648 must have been...
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The Golden Pomp: A Procession of English Lyrics from Surrey to Shirley

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1895 - 434 pages
...their good morrow, From a fore-spent night of sorrow : Days that, in spite Of darkness, by the light Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say Welcome, friend! I wish her store Of worth may leave her poor Of wishes; and I wish—no more. Now, if Time knows That...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1895 - 530 pages
...****** Days, that need borrow, No part of their good morrow, From a forespent night of sorrow. ****** Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes say, Welcome friend! * * * * * I wish her store , Of worth may leave her poor Of wishes ; and I wish—no more. Now if...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1896 - 334 pages
...night of sorrow : Days, that in spite 40 Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night. Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, ' Welcome, friend.' 45 I wish her store Of worth may leave her poor Of wishes ; and I wish no more. —Now, if Time knows...
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English Lyric Poetry, 1500-1700

Frederic Ives Carpenter - English poetry - 1897 - 350 pages
...declare How much themselves more precious are. Days, that need borrow, No part of their good morrow Life, that dares send A challenge to his end And when it comes say, Welcome friend! I wish her store Of worth may leave her poor Of wishes; and I wish — no more. Now if Time knows That...
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A Book of Old English Love Songs

Hamilton Wright Mabie - English poetry - 1897 - 260 pages
...fore-spent night of sorrow: Days, that in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind are day all night. Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, 'Welcome, friend.' I wish her store Of worth may leave her poor Of wishes ; and I wish - no more. ["4] be Now, if Time...
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English Lyric Poetry, 1500-1700

Frederic Ives Carpenter - English poetry - 1897 - 382 pages
...precious are. Days, that need borrow, No part of their good morrow From a forespent night of sorrow. Life, that dares send A challenge to his end And when it comes say, Welcome friend! I wish her store Of worth may leave her poor Of wishes; and I wish — no more. Now if Time knows That...
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Statue of Stephen Girard: Records of Its Erection and Unveiling, City Hall ...

George Peabody Rupp - Bankers - 1897 - 206 pages
...plant a tree nevertheless to-day." When were ever the words of the poet more happily paraphrased : " Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, ' Welcome, friend.' " The end came on December 26, 1831. He had been ill for some weeks with a cold, which developed into...
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