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" Say, for you saw us, ye immortal lights, How oft unwearied have we spent the nights, Till the Ledaean stars, so famed for love, Wonder'd at us from above! We spent them not in toys, in lusts, or wine ; But search of deep Philosophy, Wit, Eloquence, and... "
The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art - Page 7
1848
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A Full and Faithful Report of the Proceedings in His Majesty's Court of ...

Robert Johnson, John Swift Emerson - 1805 - 195 pages
...than that they can never more return, for " Art* which I lov'd, for they, my ftiend, were thine." " We spent them not in toys, or lust, or wine; " But search of deep philosophy., " Wit eloquence and poesy, , But, my Lords, to return to a fubject from which to have <hus far departed, I think may not...
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The Works of Abraham Cowley, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1806
...Ledaean stars, so fam'd for love, Wonder'd at us from above ! We spent them not in toys, in lusts, or wine ; But search of deep Philosophy, Wit, Eloquence, and Poetry, Arts which I lov'd, for they, my friend, were thine. Ye fields of Cambridge, our dear Cambridge, say Have ye not...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volume 2

Isaac Disraeli - 1807
...the Ledaean stars, so famed for love, " Wond'red at us from above. " We spent them not in toys, in lust, or wine ; " But search of deep philosophy, "...poetry, " Arts which I loved, for they, my friend, were thine." Milton has not only given the exquisite Lycidas to the memory of a young friend, but in his...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 2

Nathaniel Chapman - 1808 - 2337 pages
...lord, we can remember those nights without any other regret than that they can never more return, for " We spent them not in toys* or lust, or wine : " But search of deep philosophy, " Wit, eloquence and poesy, " Arts which I lov'd, for they, my friend, were thine." But, my lords, to return to a subject...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 30

1808
...at us from above. " We fpent them not in toys, in luft, er wine ; " But fearch of deep philofophy, " Wit, eloquence, and poetry, • " Arts which I loved, for they, my friend, were thine." •'" Milton has not only given theexquifite Lycidas to the mernory of a young friend, but...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - 1809
...Ledaean stars, so fam'd for love, Wonder'd at us from above ! We spent them not in toys, in lusts, or wine; But search of deep Philosophy, Wit, Eloquence, and Poetry, Arts which I lov'd, for they, my friend, were thine. Ye fields of Cambridge, our dear Cambridge, say Have ye not...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 pages
...the Ledxan stars, so fam'd for love, wonder'd at us from above! We spent them not in toys, in lusts, or wine; but search of deep philosophy, wit, eloquence, and poetry; arts which I lov'd, for they, my friend, were thine. Ye fields of Cambridge, our dear Cambridge ! say, have you...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 pages
...the Ledaean stars, so fam'd for love, wonderM at us from above ! We spent them not in toys, in lusts, or wine; but search of deep philosophy, wit, eloquence, and poetry; arts which I lov'd, for they, my friend, were thine. Ye fields of Cambridge, our dear Cambridge ! say, have you...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 207

1920
...lord, we can remember those nights with no other regret than that they can return no more. For — 1 We spent them not in toys, or lust, or wine, But search of deep philosophy, Wit, eloquence, and pcesy — Arts which I loved ; for they, my friend, were thine.1" Evidently in Carran's opinion " The...
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Memoirs of the legal, literary, and political life of ... John Philpot Curran

William O'Regan - 1817 - 315 pages
...can remember those nights without any other regret than that they can never more return, for • ' We spent them not in toys, or lust, or wine : But search of deep philosophy, Wit, eloquence, and poesy j .' • • , : Arts which I lov'd, for they, my friend, were thine." It has been remarked by...
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