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T. Lucretius Carus, Of the Nature of Things - Page 73
by Titus Lucretius Carus, Thomas Creech - 1714 - 398 pages
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Of the Nature of Things: In Six Books, Volume 1

Titus Lucretius Carus - 1714
...Untrodden yec : 'Tis fweet to vifit firft Untouch'd and Virgin Streams, and quench my Thirft : I joy to crop freih Flow'rs, and get a Crown For new and...the Defign, That none of all the mighty tuneful NINE E'er grac'da Head with Laurels, like to mine.' lo For, firft, I teach great Things in lofty Strains,...
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Lives of the Roman Poets: Containing a Critical and Historical ..., Volume 1

Lewis Crusius - 1733
...Untouch'd and rirgin llreams, and quench my thirft. I joy to crop frefh flowers, and get a crown Tor new and rare inventions of my own : So noble, great,...defign, ~) That none of all the mighty tuneful Nine > E'er grac'da head with laurels like to mine. J For firft I teach great things in lofty flrains, And...
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Lectures on poetry read in the schools of natural philosophy at Oxford. Tr ...

Joseph Trapp - 1742
...: 'Tis fweet to vifu firft Untouch'd and Virgin Streams, and auench my Thirft. I joy to crop frefh Flow'rs, and get a Crown, For new and rare Inventions of my own. De Art. Poet. 132. t Lib. I. Ep. XIX. la.£ Lucret.1V. i. . Of EPIC, or HEROIC POETRY. 353 So noble,...
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The Lives of the Roman Poets: Containing a Critical and Historical Account ...

Lewis Crusius - 1753
...fweet to vifit firft Untouch'd and virgin (beams, and quench! my third. I joy to crop frefli flowers, and get a crown For new and rare inventions of my...the defign, That none of all the mighty tuneful Nine E'er grac'da head with laurels like to mine. For firft I teach great things in lofty drains, And loofe...
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Miscellaneous Tracts ...

Arthur O'Leary - 1781 - 466 pages
...himfelf, with the flattering expectation of gratifying his vanity. * *' 'Tis fwect to crop frefh flowers, and get a crown, <' For new and rare inventions of my own." CREECH'S LUCRETIUS. In a word, fome men of learning plume themfelves upon the fingularity of their...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Cook's Hesiod. Fawke's ...

1795
...to vifit iirft Untouch'd and virgin ftreams, and <jut ncli rr.y thirft ; 'Tis fweet to crop frcftS flow'rs, and get a crown For new and rare inventions of my owu; So noble, great, and gen'rous the defign, 1 That none of all the mighty tuneful nine > Shall grace...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1821
...son promises to himself : , f* . ; ,/,.'(! I .':.! "It-, .P" Tis sweet to crop fresh flowers, and get a crown For new and rare inventions of my own ; So noble, great, and gen'rous the deiign, That none of all the mighty tuneful Nine Shall grace a head with laurels like to mine. A flower...
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The Literary Journal, Volume 1

1821
...that England may know what its son promises to himself: "I'is sweet to crop fresh flowers, and get* crown For new and rare inventions of my own; So noble, great, and gen'rous the design, That none of all the mighty tuneful Nine Shall grace a head with luuretslike to mine. A flower...
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Keble's Lectures on Poetry, 1832-1841, Volume 2

John Keble - 1912
...sweet to visit first Untoucht and Virgin Streams, and quench my Thirst ; I joy to crop fresh Flowers, and get a Crown For new and rare Inventions of my own ; So noble, great, and generous the Design, That none of all the Mighty Tuneful Nine E're grac'da Head with Laurels like to...
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