Phoebus replied, and touched my trembling ears: "Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor in broad rumour lies, But lives and spreads aloft by those pure eyes And perfect witness of all-judging Jove;... A System of English Grammar - Seite 149von Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 SeitenVollansicht
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...Apollo addressing the poet personally and reproachfully: Fame is no plant that grows on mortal soil, Nor in the glistering foil Set off to the world, nor...all-judging Jove; As he pronounces lastly on each deed, Of so much fame in heaven expect thy meed. (78-84) The Renaissance desire for fame is strong in Milton,70...