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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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The Living Age, Volume 236

1903 - 848 pages
...through." If you choose to play a game, yon should fight for the prize to the uttermost. The sin he imputes to each frustrate ghost: Is— the unlit lamp, and the ungirt loin, Though the end in sight was sin, I say; You of the virtue (we issue join) How strive you? DC te fabula! That raises the question...
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Men and Women

Robert Browning - 1856 - 386 pages
...same skill, Do your best, whether winning or losing it, If you choose to play — is my principle ! Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...coin : And the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost "Was, the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Though the end in sight was a crime, I say. You of the virtue,...
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 53

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - 1856 - 796 pages
...the same skill, Doyourbest, whether winning or losingit, If you choose to play — is my principle ! Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...coin : And the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost Was, the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Though the end in sight was a crime, I You of the virtue,...
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The Criterion; art, science and literature, Volume 1

1856 - 430 pages
...the same skill, Do your best whether winning or losing It If yon choose to play— Is my principle 1 Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...be It what It will ! The counter our lovers staked w«s lost As surely as if It were lawful coin : And the sin 1 impute to each frustrate ghost Was, the...
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The Rambler, a Catholic journal of home and foreign literature [&c ..., Volume 5

1856 - 506 pages
...to serve for a test as a virtue. Do your best, whether winning or losing, if you choose to play : " Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be what it will." Mr. Browning has such a perilous facility of putting himself into the place of the most...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 53

1884 - 882 pages
...which otherwise they would never be allowed to enter. From philosophers who believe that a man must "contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will," these evil-doers deserve praise for their perseverance and energy. But beyond this nothing can be said...
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Men and Women

Robert Browning - 1863 - 360 pages
...same skill, Do your best, whether winning or losing it, If you choose to play — is my principle ! Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...staked was lost As surely as if it were lawful coin : ' Was, the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Though the end in sight was a crime, I say. You of the...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - 1866 - 574 pages
...same skill ; Do your best, whether winning or losing it, If you choose to play — is my principle ! Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...coin ; And the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost Was the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Though the end in sight was a crime, I say. You of the virtue...
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Victorian Poets, Volume 1

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1875 - 472 pages
...though " a crime," they had not so failed of it: — " If you choose to play — is my principle ! Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...coin : And the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost "Was, the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin. Though the end in sight was a crime, I say." " A Light Woman...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best ..., Volume 2

1876 - 564 pages
...same skill, Do your best, whether winning or losing it, If you choose to play — is my principle ! Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...coin ; And the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost Was the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Though the end in sight was a crime, I say. You of the virtue,...
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