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" By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat on the ground, and still as any stone, A very corpse, save yielding forth a breath : Small keep took he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but, as a living... "
The Ruminator: Containing a Series of Moral, Critical, and Sentimental Essays - Page 51
by Sir Egerton Brydges, Robert Pearse Gillies - 1813
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The Mirrour of Majestie, Or, The Badges of Honour Conceitedly Emblazoned: A ...

Sir Henry Goodyere - Emblems - 1870 - 180 pages
...Misery's plight has been portrayed, and the graphic description thus goes on : — " By him lay heevy Sleep, the cousin of death, Flat on the ground, and...A very corpse save yielding forth a breath : Small kepe took he whom Fortune frowned on ; Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but as...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1872 - 446 pages
...* THOMAS SACKVILLE. From " Tlie Mirror for Magistrates;" published in 1559. I. FROM THE INDUCTION. By him lay heavy SLEEP, the cousin of Death, Flat...corpse, save yielding forth a breath • Small keep 1 took he whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown : but, as a...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1872 - 776 pages
...prolong lus toil. By him lay heavy SLKKP, the cousin of Death. Flat on the ground, and still as nny stone, A very corpse, save yielding forth a breath ; Small keep took lie, whom fortune frowned on. Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown; but as a living...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...DENHAM. Sleep is pain's easiest salve, and doth fulfil All offices of death, e*tept to kill. DONNE. By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat...he, whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown, but, as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath....
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...even peeping in our eyes, But he is up, and to his work ynin ; But let the night's black misty mantles ous soul, that there does lie Bathing in streams of...best seed-plot ; when in ripened ears A golden-headed into the throne Of high renown, but, as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath :...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - English literature - 1877 - 413 pages
...* * THOMAS SACKV1LLE. From " The Mirror for Magistrates;" published in 15B». L FROM THE INDUCTION. By him lay heavy SLEEP, the cousin of Death, Flat...very corpse, save yielding forth a breath : Small keep1 took he whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown ; but,...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 788 pages
...DENHAM. Sleep is pain's easiest salve, and doth fulfil All offices of death, except to kill. DONNE. By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat...he, whom fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown, but, as a living death, So dead alive, of life he drew the breath....
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The English Poets: Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...And tell them this from me that tried it true : Who reckless rules, right soon may hap to rue. SLEEP. By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat...he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown : but as a living death, So, dead alive, of life he drew the breath....
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The English poets, selections, ed. by T.H. Ward. Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...And tell them this from me that tried it true : Who reckless rules, right soon may hap to rue. SLEEP. By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat...he, whom Fortune frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne Of high renown : but as a living death, So, dead alive, of life he drew the breath....
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Chaucer to Donne

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...And tell them this from me that tried it true : Who reckless rules, right soon may hap to rue. SLEEP. By him lay heavy Sleep, the cousin of Death, Flat...he, whom Fortune, frowned on, Or whom she lifted up into the throne. Of high renown : but as a living death, • So, dead alive, of life he drew the breath....
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