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" Yet childe ne kinsman living had he none To leave them to ; but thorough daily care To get, and nightly feare to lose his owne, He led a wretched life, unto himselfe unknowne. Most wretched wight, whom nothing might suffise ; Whose greedy lust did lacke... "
The Fairy Queen - Page 62
by Edmund Spenser - 1758
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Spenser's Faerie Queene, Volume 1

Edmund Spenser - Epic poetry, English - 1758
...But both from backe and belly ftill did fpare, To fill his bags, and richefle to compare : Yet childe ne kinfman living had he none To leave them to ; but thorough daily care To get, and nightly feare to lofe his owne, He led a wretched life, unto himfelfe unknowne. XXIX. Moft wretched wight,...
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Rhetoric; Or, A View of Its Principal Tropes and Figures, in Their Origin ...

Thomas Gibbons - English language - 1767 - 478 pages
...ftill did fpare, To fill his bags, and riches to carnpare J. Yet * Nor. f Alike. J To get, to procure. Yet child, ne kinfman living had he none To leave...own, He led a wretched life unto himfelf unknown. Moil wretched wight*, whom nothing might fuffice, Whofe greedy luft did lack in greateft ftore, Whofe...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Spenser. Shakespeare ...

1792
...backe and belly ftill did fparc, To fill his bags, and licheffe to compare : Yet childe qc kinlman living had he none To leave them to ; but thorough daily care To get, and nightly feare to lofe his owne, He led a wretched life, unto himfelfe unkjiownc. XXIX. Moil wretched wight,...
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First book of the Faerie Queene, canto I-IV

Edmund Spenser - English poetry - 1805
...But both from backe and belly ftill did fpare, To fill his bags, and richefle to compare : Yet childe ne kinfman living had he none To leave them to ; but thorough daily care XXVII. 1. Avarice] Thus defcribed in Pierce Plowman, fol. xxiii. • " And than came Covetis, can I...
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The Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 2

Edmund Spenser - 1805
...But both from backe and belly Hill did fpare, To fill his bags, and richefife to compare : Yet childe ne kinfman living had he none To leave them to ; but thorough daily care XXVII. 1. Avarice] Thus described in Pierce Plowman, fol. xxiii. " And than came Covetis, can I him...
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Spenser, Daniel

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...backe and belly still did spare, To fill his ba.is, and richessc to compare: Yet childe ne kinsman living had he none To leave them to ; but thorough daily care To get, and nightly feare to lose his owne, He led a wretched life, unto Imnselfe unknowne. Most wretched wight, whom nothing...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...still did spare, To fill hi* bags, and richesse to compare: Vet childe ne kinsman living had he noue To leave them to ; but thorough daily care To get, and nightly feare to lose his owne, He led a wretched life, unto himselfc unknowne. Most wretched wight, whom nothing...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...from backe and belly still did spare, To fill his bags, and richesse to compare: Yet childe ne kinsman living had he none To leave them to; but thorough daily care To get, and nightly feare to lose his owne, He led a wretched life, unto himselfe unknowne. XXIX. Mostwretched wight, whom...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...from back and belly still did spare, To fill his bags, and riches to compare ; Yet child or kinsman and fall into the other: Between excess and famine lies a mean ; Plain, but not sordid lose his own, He led a wretched life unto himself unknown. t Most wretched wight, whom nothing might...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 pages
...backe and belly still did spare, To fill his bags, and richesse to compare : Yet chitde ne kinsman living had he none To leave them to ; but thorough daily care To get, and nightly feare to lose his owne, He led a wretched life, unto himseife unknown. Most wretched wight, whom nothing...
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