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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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Gods Arrive

Annie E. Holdsworth Hamilton - 1897 - 360 pages
...move, and heard the words : — She was silent, then she began again in a more assured tone : — " Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will. ..." With face twitching, Franklin drew back from the window. It touched him whimsically to hear Browning...
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - 1897 - 526 pages
...robbed of her whelps meet a man, Rather than a fool in his folly." PROVERBS. Ck. XVII., ver. 12. " Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will ! " R. BROWNING. The Statue and the Bust. " Let a man keep the aw,— any law, — and his way will...
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The Boston Browning Society Papers: Selected to Represent the Work of the ...

Boston Browning Society - 1897 - 608 pages
...of blame for the ideal of such a student, whose one-sidedness he finds not tragic, but glorifying. Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it will ! That is Browning's creed, from first to last. I can conceive, then, no error more hopeless than to...
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The Browning Cyclopedia: A Guide to the Study of the Works of Robert ...

Edward Berdoe - 1897 - 608 pages
...counters or coins, we must do our best to win : — " If you choose to play 1 — is my principle, Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's set prize, be it what it wil1." These people as surely lost their counter as if it were lawful coin. This moral has been much...
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The Boston Browning Society Papers: Selected to Represent the Work of the ...

Boston Browning Society - 1897 - 518 pages
...Yes, it 's true that the figure in ' The Statue and the Bust' tells the tale, And the sin I impnte to each frustrate ghost Is the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin. And that 'sa fine image also in ' Paracelsus ' — If I stoop Into a dark tremendous sea of cloud,...
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Metropolitan Pulpit, Volume 35

1898 - 588 pages
...desire, even tho his desire be an unlawful one, than that he be forever inactive, dawdling, postponing. "Let a man contend to the uttermost for his life's set prize, be It what It will I" The message sent by the risen Lord to the church at Laodicea was, "I would that thou wert either...
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning, Volume 2

Robert Browning - 1899 - 460 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...each frustrate ghost Is — the unlit lamp and the nngirt loin, Though the end in sight was a vice, I say. You of the virtue (we issue join) How strive...
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The Works of Robert Browning, Volume 2

Robert Browning - 1899 - 456 pages
...skill, Do your best, whether winning or losing it, If you choose to play I, — is my principle. • . Let a man contend to the uttermost For his life's...coin : And the sin I impute to each frustrate ghost la — the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Though the and in sight was a vice, I say. You of the virtue...
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God's Education of Man

William De Witt Hyde - 1899 - 278 pages
...cowardly respectability of a soul that sets its heart on a sin it lacks the energy to execute : — " The sin I impute to each frustrate ghost Is the unlit lamp and the ungirt loin, Though the end in view were a vice, I say." George Meredith protests : — " I am not one of those miserable males Who...
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The Moral Order of the World: In Ancient and Modern Thought

Alexander Balmain Bruce - 1899 - 480 pages
...whatever their aims. Indifference, lukewarmness, halfheartedness, is for him the unpardonable sin: ' Let a man contend to the uttermost, For his life's set prize, be it what it will.'* Does a man leap from a tower to test his faith, he holds his act rational, though it ends in death...
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