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|5-6: Worldlings revelling in the fields Of strenuous idleness. See Epist. 1. 11. 28: |
strenua inertia. (30) From The Prelude 4. 377-378: Making night do penance for a
day Spent in a round of strenuous idleness. See the preceding reference to ...
|10: Fell round him in the grove of Academe. (27) From Stanzas Composed in the |
Simplon Pass, l. ... 377-378: Making night do penance for a day Spent in a round
of strenuous idleness. See the preceding reference to Horace. (31) Of his Ode ...
|William Wordsworth observed that "Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous |
idleness," and we agree, except that we prefer to think of golf as a game, a sport,
an activity, a lifetime spent in pursuit of strenuous and not-so-strenuous, but
|The uncertainty that is spectacularly apparent when he revises the line 'With an |
exhausted mind worn out by toil' (4: 381) to the specification, in 1850, of a day '
Spent in a round of strenuous idleness' (4:377) is evident also in much of the rest
|It is the episode beginning at line 370, where Wordsworth narrates how, one |
autumn evening, he "left a flower decked room" in which . . . spirits overwrought
were making night do penance for a day Spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
|John Updike Golfis a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness. William |
Wordsworth What other people may find in poetry or art museums, I find in the
flight ofa good drive. Arnold Palmer I regard golf as an expensive way of playing
|Kenneth Tynan (1927-1980) British critic Golf A day spent in a round of strenuous |
idleness. William Wordsworth (1770-1850) English poet It is almost impossible to
remember how tragic a place the world is when one is playing golf. Robert ...
|Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH |
But you don't have to go up in the stands and play your foul balls. I do. SAM
SNEAD, TO TED WILLIAMS, ARGUING WHICH WAS MORE DIFFICULT TO HIT
— A ...
|60 A day Spent in a round of strenuous idleness. The Prelude (1850) bk. 4, l. 377 |
We poets in our youth begin in gladness; But thereof comes in the end
despondency and madness. 'Resolution and Independence' (1807) st. 7 Still
glides the ...
|—Jane Seymour Golf is like solitaire. When you cheat, you cheat only yourself. —|
Tony Lema If you watch a game, it's fun. If you play at it, it's recreation. If you work
at it, it's golf. —Bob Hope Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.