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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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Chaucer to Burns

William Stebbing - English poetry - 1913 - 424 pages
...command the rest, — A face made up Out of no other shop Than what Nature's white hand sets ope ; Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes say, Welcome, friend ! Sidneian showers Of sweet discourse, whose powers Can crown old Winter's head with flowers ; Soft...
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Reticence in Literature: And Other Papers

Arthur Waugh - English literature - 1915 - 252 pages
...familiar " Wishes," so often mutilated by anthologists, with its cumulative and haunting reiterations : " Life that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes say — Welcome, friend ! " Or, " Love's Horoscope," one of the finest lovepoems in the language : " O, if Love shall die,...
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The Warner Library, Volume 27

Charles Dudley Warner, John William Cunliffe, Ashley Horace Thorndike, Harry Morgan Ayres, Helen Rex Keller, Gerhard Richard Lomer - Literature - 1917 - 816 pages
...within that lowers; 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. Now, if Time knows...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1918 - 1116 pages
...good-morrow From a fore-spent night of sorrow. Days, that in spite Cf 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 Or' sweet discourse, whose powers Can crown old Winter's head with flowers. Soft...
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The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1918, Volume 1

American poetry - 1918 - 2030 pages
...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 the absence of the day. Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, "Welcome,...
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Books and Habits, from the Lectures of Lafcadio Hearn, Selected and Edited ...

Lafcadio Hearn - English literature - 1921 - 360 pages
...Smiles, that can warm The blood, yet teach a charm That chastity shall take no harm. • . . • <j Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say " Welcome, friend ! " There is much more, but the best of the thoughts are here. They are not exactly new thoughts, nor...
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Books and Habits

Lafcadio Hearn - English literature - 1921 - 360 pages
...Smiles, that can warm The blood, yet teach a charm That chastity shall take no harm. • • . . ;•: Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say " Welcome, friend ! " There is much more, but the best of the thoughts are here. They are not exactly new thoughts, nor...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922 - 1422 pages
...dust, and all our mightiest works Die too. COWPER— Task. Bk. V. The Winter Morning Walk. L. 540. 2 Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, 'Welcome, friend!" RICHARD CRASHAW — Wishes to his (Supposed) Mistress. St. 29. 3 We are born, then cry, We know not....
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American literature - 1922 - 1920 pages
...fore-spent night of sorro Days, that in spite Of darkness, by the light Of a clear mind, are day all nigl: Nights, sweet as they, Made short by lovers' play, Yet long by th' absence of the d Life, that dares send A challenge to his end, And when it comes, say, " Well friend ! " Sydnaean...
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An Anthology of English Verse

John Drinkwater - English poetry - 1924 - 400 pages
...Morrow, From a fore spent night of sorrow. Days, that in spight Of Darkness, by the Light Of a clear mind are Day all Night. Nights, sweet as they, Made...to his end, And when it comes say Welcome, Friend,. Sydneian showers Of sweet discourse, whose pow'rs Can Crown old Winters head with Flow'rs. Soft silken...
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