For honour travels in a strait so narrow, Where one but goes abreast: keep then the path; For emulation hath a thousand sons That one by one pursue: if you give way, Or hedge aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide they all rush by And... Notes and Queries - Seite 2681859Vollansicht
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...aside from the direct forthright, Like to an enter'd tide they all rush by And leave you hindmost: Or, like a gallant horse fall'n in first rank, Lie...pavement to the abject rear, O'er-run and trampled on. . . , But the greatness of this kind of poetry, you may tell me, is due to the fact that it is distinctively...