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" But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend ; And from thence can soar as soon To the corners of the moon. Mortals, that would follow me, Love Virtue, she alone is free... "
Memoir of the Hon. Josiah Gardner Abbott ...: Read Before the Old Residents ... - Page 50
by Charles Cowley - 1892 - 92 pages
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Songs from the Dramatists

Robert Bell - 1855 - 268 pages
...imitation, and the lines toward the end are inferior in beauty to the original. The couplet, ' Bnt now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can ran,' is transplanted almost verbally from the first speech of the Satyr : ' I must go, and I must...
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ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

T. BABINGTON MAOAULAY - 1856
...incongruous styles, when he is at liberty to indulge his choral raptures without reserve, that he rises even above himself. Then, like his own Good Genius, bursting...to cry exultingly, " Now my task is smoothly done, Lean fly, or I can run," to skim the earth, to soar above the clouds, to bathe in the Elysian dew of...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1856 - 744 pages
...indulge his choral raptures without reserve, that he rises even above himself. Then, like his own (¡nod Genius, bursting from the earthly form and weeds of...celestial freedom and beauty; he seems to cry exultingly, " Vw my task Is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can ruu," to skim the earth, to soar above the clouds,...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...her fair unspotted side Two blissful twins are to be born, Youth and Joy ; so Jove hath sworn. But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run, Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend ; And from thence can soar...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 pages
...— Continued. Line 816. His rod reversed, And backward mutters of dissevering power. Line 1012. But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run. LYCIDAS. Line 10. He knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. Line 14. Without the meed of...
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Introduction to English literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1857 - 360 pages
...Ariel, set free to the elements, and leaves in poetry words of encouragement and promise to humanity : " Now my task is smoothly done, I can fly or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend, And from thence caa soar as...
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - 1857 - 412 pages
...spruce and jocund spring : The graces and the rosy-bosomed hours Thither all their bounties bring. But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar as...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...fair unspotted side Two blissful twins are to be born, • Youth and Joy ; so Jove hath sworn. But now my task is smoothly done, I can fly, or I can run Quickly to the green earth's end, Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar as...
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Lectures on English Literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1858 - 411 pages
...Ariel, set free to the elements, and leaves in poetry words of encouragement and promise to humanity : " Now my task is smoothly done, I can fly or I can ran Quickly to the green earth's end Where the bow'd welkin slow doth bend, And from thence can soar...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1859 - 744 pages
...incongruous styles, when he is at liberty to indulge his choral raptures without reserve, that he rises even above himself. Then, like his own Good Genius, bursting...freedom and beauty; he seems to cry exultingly, "Now my Usk Is •moothly dune, I can fly, or I can run," lo skim the earth, to soar above the clouds, to bathe...
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