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" And the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost Is — the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Though the end in sight was a vice, I say. "
Readings on the Inferno of Dante: Based Upon the Commentary of Benvenuto Da ... - Page 93
by William Warren Vernon - 1906
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Browning Studies: Being Select Papers by Members of the Browning Society

Edward Berdoe - 1895 - 356 pages
...the Bust : " Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will 1 ***** And the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost Is, the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin."2 And again in the concentrated and moving pathos of The Lost Leader : " Best fight on well,...
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Poems of Robert Browning: From the Author's Revised Text of 1889. His Own ...

Robert Browning - 1896 - 550 pages
...boldly every whit, Venture as warily, use the same skill, If you choose to play! — is my principle. Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...frustrate ghost Is, the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Tho' the end in sight was a vice, I say. You of the virtue (we issue join) How strive you ? De tt,fabula!...
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The Poems of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1896 - 566 pages
...every whit, Venture as warily, use the same skill, — If you choose to play! — is my principle. Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...frustrate ghost Is, the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Tho' the end in sight was a vice, I say. You of the virtue (we issue join) How strive you ? De te,...
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Studies in Dante. First Series: Scripture and Classical Authors in Dante

Edward Moore - 1896 - 430 pages
...do so, but not therefore in every sense better. Note especially the following remarkable lines :— Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will! The counters our lovers staked were lost As surely as if it were lawful coin: And the sin I impute to each...
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Studies in Dante: Scripture and classical authors in Dante

Edward Moore - 1896 - 432 pages
...do so, but not therefore in every sense better. Note especially the following remarkable lines : — Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will ! The counters our lovers staked were lost As surely as if it were lawful coin : And the sin I impute to...
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Studies in Dante. First Series: Scripture and Classical Authors in Dante

Edward Moore - 1896 - 422 pages
...do so, but not therefore in every sense better. Note especially the following remarkable lines : — Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will ! The counters our lovers staked were lost As surely as if it were lawful coin : And the sin I impute to...
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A Phrase Book from the Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning

Marie Ada Molineux - 1896 - 550 pages
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London Society, Volume 69

James Hogg, Florence Marryat - 1896 - 680 pages
...can tell if death was not more merciful to them than life had been. OLife's Set By GG CHATTERTON. " Let a man contend to the uttermost for his life's set prize, be it what it will." "Do you so much admire it, then? To me it looks commonplace enough. You can see its exact ditto in...
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The Book of Ayub: Known in the West as Job

1897 - 108 pages
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Pocket Volume of Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1897 - 334 pages
...—is my principle. Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will I The counter our lovers staked was lost As surely as...coin : 'And the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost K Is — the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Though the end in sight was a vice, I say. You of the...
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