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" Warring within our breasts for regiment, Doth teach us all to have aspiring minds : Our souls, whose faculties can comprehend The wondrous architecture of the world, And measure every wandering planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite,... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 150
1821
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The Works of Christopher Marlowe, Volume 1

Christopher Marlowe, Richard H. Horne - English poetry - 1885 - 436 pages
...planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Wills us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we reach...felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown. Tlicr. And that made me to join with Tamburlaine : 30 For he. is gross and like the massy earth, That...
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Development of English Literature and Language, Volumes 1-2

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882 - 1134 pages
...the restless spheres. Will us to wear ourselves, and never rest Until we reach the ripest fruit cf independent, though most of my friends were inclined to smile when I said go: in s Or the variable modulations of these lines — in particular, the daring but successful license of...
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The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakspere's Earlier Style: Being the ...

Arthur Wilson Verity - 1886 - 116 pages
...course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving, as the restless spheres, Wills us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we reach...felicity, The 'sweet fruition of an earthly crown. (ii. 7, 11—29, Part I.) In these lines we have the gist of the whole play; and it is the same in...
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Life. Hist. drama. Poems

William Shakespeare - 1887 - 596 pages
...And always moving as the restless spheres, Will us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we reap the ripest fruit of all, That perfect bliss and sole felicity, The sweet fruition of an earlhly crown." And Tamburlaine is represented in action as a most magnanimous prodigy ; amidst his...
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Christopher Marlowe

Christopher Marlowe - 1887 - 496 pages
...planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Will us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we reach the ripest fruit of all, " rest is Scythian bathos. Like Shelley, in some prior state of existence he had loved an Antigone,...
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Transcripts and Studies

Edward Dowden, Thomas Carlyle, Percy Bysshe Shelley - Criticism - 1888 - 546 pages
...planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Will us to wear ourselves, and never rest Until we...felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown." There is something gross in this ambition, this thirst for reign, this gloating over " the sweetness...
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Transcripts and Studies

Edward Dowden - Criticism - 1888 - 548 pages
...course, */ ^till climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, AVill us to wear ourselves, and never rest Until we reach...felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown." There is something gross in this ambition, this thirst for reign, this gloating over " the sweetness...
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The Works of Christopher Marlowe Including His Translations

Christopher Marlowe - 1889 - 408 pages
...course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite. me; [ACT 111. And always moving as the restless spheres, Will us to wear ourselves, and never rest, Until we...felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown. Ther. And that made me to join with Tamburlaine : For he is gross and like the massy earth, That moves...
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Latest Literary Essays ; The Old English Dramatists

James Russell Lowell - English literature - 1889 - 518 pages
...planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Will us to wear ourselves and never rest Until we reach the ripest fruit of all." One of these verses reminds us ofthat exquisite one of Shakespeare where he says that Love is "Still...
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Treasury of Wisdom, Wit and Humor, Odd Comparisons and Proverbs: Authors ...

Quotations, English - 1891 - 556 pages
...planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite, And always moving as the restless spheres, Will us to wear ourselves, and never rest Until we...of all, That perfect bliss and sole felicity, The sweot fruition of a heavenly crown. Marlowe. ASPIRATION OF. Ambition is an idol, on whose wings Great...
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