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" Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bide: To lose good days, that might be better spent; To waste long nights in pensive discontent; To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow; To feed on hope, to pine with fear... "
Book of Elegant Poetical Extracts - Page 153
by John T. Watson - 1869 - 506 pages
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The Poetical Register: Or, The Lives and Characters of All the ..., Volume 2

Giles Jacob - 1723 - 402 pages
...To lofc good Days, that might be better fpentt To wafte long Nights in penfive Difcontent ; To fpeed To-day, to be put back To-morrow, To feed on Hope, to pine with Fear and Sorrow ; To have thy Prince's Grace, yet want her Peers j To have thy ailing, yet wait many fears : To fret thy...
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The Quintessence of English Poetry, Or, a Collection of All the Beautiful ...

William Oldys - 1740 - 326 pages
...To lofe good days that might be better fpent, To waite long nights in pepfive difcontent. To fpeed to-day, to be put back to-morrow ; To feed on hope, to pine with fear and forrow ; To have thy prince's grace, yet want her peers ; To have thy asking, yet wait many years ;,...
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A View of the State of Ireland as it was in the Reign of Queen Elizabeth ...

Edmund Spenser - 1763 - 310 pages
...To lofe good days, that might be better [pent, To wafte long Nights in penfive Difcontent $ lofpeed to-day, to be put back to-morrow, To feed on Hope, to pine with Fear and Sorrow ; To To have thy Prince's Grace ; yet want her Peers / . To have thy asking, yel wait many Tears : fo fret...
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Moral and political dialogues: being the substance of several ..., Volume 2

Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1765 - 278 pages
...lofe good Jays, that might be better fpent; To wafte long nights in penfive difcontent: . To fpeed to-day, to be put back to-morrow ; To feed on hope, to pine with fear and forrow; To have thy prince's grace, yet want his peeres[«]; To have thy afkirigs, yet wait many yeers...
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Preface on the manner of writing dialogue. Dialogue 1. On sincerity in the ...

Richard Hurd - 1771 - 284 pages
...To lofe good days, that might be better fpent; To wafte long nights in penfive difcontent: To fpeed to-day, to be put back to-morrow ; To feed on hope, to pine with fear and forrow; To have thy prince's grace, yet want his peeres[a]; To have thyafkings, yet wait many yeersfo;]...
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The Lusiad, Or, The Discovery of India: An Epic Poem

Luís de Camões - 1776 - 674 pages
...lofe good day«, that might be better fpent, To wafte long nights in peniive dilcontent ; To fpeed to-day, to be put back to-morrow, To feed on hope, to pine with fear and farrow ; To have thy Pi inccfs' grace, yet want her peers ; To have thy afking, yet wait many years...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 51

1789 - 682 pages
...lofe good days, that might be better fpent ; To walic long nights in pen live difcontcnt; To fpeed to-day, to be put back to-morrow, To feed on hope, to pine with fear and for> row ; To have the Princefs1 grace, yet want her peers ; To have thy aflcing, yet wait many years;...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 5

Charles Brockden Brown - 1806 - 498 pages
...disappointments. Full little knowest thou that hast not tride. What hell it is in suing long to bidei To lose good days that might be better spent ; To...To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow; To have thy prince's grace, yet want her peere's ; To have thy asking, yet wait many years; To frett thy...
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History of Great Britain, from the death of Henry viii. to the ..., Volume 2

James Pettit Andrews - 1806 - 394 pages
...Burleigh: ' Full little dost thou know that hast not try'd \Vhat hell it is, in suing long to bide. To speed to-day ; to be put back to-morrow ; To feed on hope ; to pine with care and sorrow; To have thy prince's grace, yet want her peer's ; To gain thy asking, yet wait many...
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Tales of Fashionable Life, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - 1809 - 442 pages
...lines without yawning! " Full little knowest thou that hast not tried, " What Hell it is in sueing long to bide; " To lose good days, that might be better...To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow, " To fret thy soul with crosses and with cares, " To eat thy heart through comfortless despairs, " To fawn,...
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