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" No good of worth sublime will Heaven permit To light on man as from the passing air ; The lamp of genius, though by nature lit, If not protected, pruned, and fed with care, Soon dies, or runs to waste with fitful glare... "
Mental and Moral Excellence and How to attain it. Memorials of J. Hessel. By ... - Página 168
de John HESSEL, Joshua PRIESTLEY - 1861 - 253 páginas
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice Selections ...

1884
...when the most obdurate swear they do not, Their trembling hearts belie their boasting tongues. Dryden, The lamp of genius, though by nature lit, If not protected,...care, Soon dies, or runs to waste with fitful glare. Wilcox. The faults of our neighbors with freedom we blame, Aud tax not ourselves, though we practice...
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The Maine Journal of Education, Volume 7

1873
...excellence. Without energy and perseverance we cannot hope t« succeed. THE MAINE JOURNAL OF EDUCATION. 181 ' No good of worth sublime will heaven permit To light...of genius though by Nature lit, If not protected, fed, and pruned with care, Soon dies, or runs to waste with fitful glare. Has immortality of name heen...
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Women of the Century

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1876 - 648 páginas
...— Julia Ward Howe — Elizabeth Stuart Phelps — Louisa M. Alcott, &c. " No good of worth Bublime will Heaven permit To light on man. as from the passing air: The lamp of genitifl, though by Nature lit, 1 f not protected, pruned, uml fed with (Mire. Soon dies, jir runs...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877 - 748 páginas
...rich to beggary : A pomp untamable of weeds prevaus.— Young. 2196. LEARNING : is acquired slowly. hours She has a voice of gladness, and a smile And eloquence of beauty, and she glides Into his da ^enius, though by nature lit, If not protected, pruned, and fed with care, Soon dies, or runs to waste...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1878 - 772 páginas
...eyes all round in vain, T' avoid their Maker's goodness there. DR. ISAAC WATTS: Miscell. Thoughts. No good of worth sublime will heaven permit To light on man as from the pissing air; The lamp of genius, though by nature lit, If not protected, pruned, and fed with care,...
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Music and Some Highly Musical People: Containing Brief Chapters on. A ...

James M. Trotter - 1878 - 353 páginas
...little value when the favored o,ne does not assiduously labor to cultivate and develop the same. " No good of worth sublime will Heaven permit To light...care, Soon dies, or runs to waste with fitful glare." In her efforts to acquire an artistic acquaintance with music, and to reach her present high and enviable...
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Daughters of America: Or, Women of the Century

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1882 - 730 páginas
...Stowe — Frances Dana Gage — Julia Ward Howe — Elizabeth Stuart Phelps — Louisa M. Alcott, &c. " No good of worth sublime will Heaven permit To light on man, as from the parsing air: Tho lamp of genius, though by Nature lit, If not protected, pruned, and fed with care....
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Self-effort; or, The true method of attaining success in life

Joseph Johnson - 1883 - 408 páginas
...enrich genius are, contentment of mind, the cherishing of good thoughts, and exercising the memory." " The lamp of genius, though by Nature lit, If not protected,.... Soon dies, or runs to waste, with fitful glare." It is evident, then, that while some men possess a greater development of genius or inclination than...
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Turner the Artist

Stephen Albert Swaine - 1885 - 128 páginas
...divine," it must also be said to be the " power of taking pains. The poet is right when he sings — " The lamp of genius, though by nature lit, If not protected,...care, Soon dies, or runs to waste, with fitful glare." Turner was no exception to the rule. From his boyhood till old age came upon him, weakening his strength...
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Turner the Artist

Stephen Albert Swaine - 1885 - 128 páginas
...divine," it must also be said to be the " power of taking pains. The poet is right when he sings — " The lamp of genius, though by nature lit, If not protected,...care, Soon dies, or runs to waste, with fitful glare." Turner was no exception to the rule. From his boyhood till old age came upon him, weakening his strength...
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