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" Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bide: To lose good days, that might be better spent; To waste long nights in pensive discontent; To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow; To feed on hope, to pine with fear... "
Tragedies. Poems - Page 180
by William Shakespeare - 1867
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 5

Charles Brockden Brown - American literature - 1806
...disappointments. Full little knowest thou that hast not tride. What hell it is in suing long to bidei To lose good days that might be better spent ; To...and sorrow; To have thy prince's grace, yet want her peere's ; To have thy asking, yet wait many years; To frett thy soul with crosses and with cares ;...
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Tales of Fashionable Life, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - 1809 - 400 pages
...lines without yawning! " Full little knowest thou that hast not tried, " What Hell it is in sueing long to bide; " To lose good days, that might be better...To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow, " To fret thy soul with crosses and with cares, " To eat thy heart through comfortless despairs, " To fawn,...
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The works of Richard Hurd, Volume 3

Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1811
...and, in a kind of rapture, repeated the following lines of SPENSER : " Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bide...to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy prince's grace,yet want his peeres"; u That Mr. COWLEY had his prince's grace appears from what the king said...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Moral and political ...

Richard Hurd - Theology, Doctrinal - 1811
...and, in a kind of rapture, repeated the following lines of SPENSER : " Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to'...to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy prince's grace,yet want his peeresu; u That Mr. COWLEY had his prince's grace appears from what the king said...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Moral and political ...

Richard Hurd - Theology, Doctrinal - 1811
...SPENSER : " Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bid? : , To lose good days, that might be better spent ; To...to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy prince's grace,yet want his peeres"; That Mr. COWLEY had his prince's grace appears from what the king said...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 12

English literature - 1815
...an example of terseness, which Pope has never excelled. Full little knowest thou that hast not spied What hell it is in suing long to bide ; To lose good...put back to-morrow ; To feed on hope, to pine with tear and sorrow : To have thy prince's grace, yet want her peers ; To have thy asking, yet wait many...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...of depending on court-favours, in the following beautiful lines : ' Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried. What hell it is in suing long to bide,...To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow, To feed in hope, to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy Prince's grace, yet want her peers', To have thy...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...depending on court-favours, in the follow-- ing beautiful lines : ' Full little knowest thou, that hast not tried, What hell it is in suing long to bide,...To speed to-day, to be put back to-morrow, To feed in hope, to pine with fear and sorrow ; To have thy Prince's grace, yet want her peers', To have thy...
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Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, Volume 2

Lucy Aikin - Great Britain - 1818 - 522 pages
...and the sufferings of her unfortunate courtiers. M Ftill little knowest thou that hast not tried i What hell It is in suing long to bide ; To lose good...asking, yet wait many years ; To fret thy soul with crosses and with cares ; To eat thy heart through comfortless despairs; To fawn, to crouch, to wait,...
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The Quarterly Journal, Volume 9

1820
...but the history of one is that of all; and, in the emphatic language of Spenser, they were doomed " To lose good days that might be better spent, To waste...To feed on hope, to pine with fear and sorrow, To fret their souls with crosses and with cares, To eat their hearts through comfortless despairs : Unhappy...
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