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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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Shakspere and His Predecessors

Frederick Samuel Boas - English drama - 1896 - 555 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.' superb lines are put with almost ludicrous inaptness into the mouth of a Scythian conqueror addressing...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1897 - 466 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...ripest fruit of all, — That perfect bliss and sole delicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly crown. FROM ' TAMBURLAINE ' AH, FAIR Zenocrate! — divine...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Anthologies - 1897 - 656 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...ripest fruit of all, — That perfect bliss and sole delicity. The sweet fruition of an earthly crown. FROM ' TAMBURLAINE ' AH, FAIR Zenocrate! — divine...
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Sir Stamford Raffles: England in the Far East

Hugh Edward Egerton - East Asia - 1897 - 324 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 the ripest fruit of all.' But such natures are of necessity short-lived. Young as he was in years and young in buoyancy of spirit,...
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Revue des cours et conférences

Education - 1898 - 876 pages
...restless sphères. \Vill- us to \vear ourselvi-s and uever rest l'ntil \ve reach thé ripest fruit of ail, That perfect bliss and sole felicity, The sweet fruition of an earthly cro\vn. Il y avait, dans le mouvement de ces vers, quelque chose d»; tout nouveau dans la poésie...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1901 - 862 pages
...planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite And always moving as the restless spheres, o longer able to yield them relief : what would become...we not plainly that obedience of creatures unto t It was Marlowe who revolutionised the diction of the popular drama, adopting in place of rhymed couplets...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - American literature - 1902 - 868 pages
...planet's course, Still climbing after knowledge infinite And always moving as the restless spheres, Southampton that prefaces Lucrèce. That epistle to Southampton runs : »as Marlowe who revolutionised the diction of the popular drama, adopting in place of rhymed couplets...
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English Literature: From the age of Henry VIII to the age of Milton, by ...

Richard Garnett - English literature - 1903 - 468 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. Tamburlaine's sumntum bonum seems a sad anti-climax to his spirit of aspiration, but is necessitated...
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From the age of Henry VIII to the age of Milton

Richard Garnett - English literature - 1903 - 466 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. Tamburlaine's summum bonum seems a sad anti-climax to his spirit of aspiration, but is necessitated...
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Shakespeare's Predecessors in the English Drama

John Addington Symonds - Drama - 1904 - 580 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. It is Nature herself, says Tamburlaine, who placed a warfare of the elements within the frame of man...
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