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" If the nearness of our last necessity brought a nearer conformity unto it, there were a happiness in hoary hairs, and no calamity in half -senses. But the long habit of living indisposeth us for dying ; when avarice makes us the sport of death, when even... "
The Library of the Old English Prose Writers ...: Works of Sir Thomas Browne - Page 216
1831
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The Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 1

1820 - 394 pages
...to take advantage of those riddles of humanity, which meaner moralists scarce venture to imagine ? " If the nearness of our last necessity brought a nearer...makes us the sport of death, when even David grew politickly cruel, and Solomon could hardly be said to be the wisest of men. But many are too early...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 1

Henry Southern - 1820 - 402 pages
...to take advantage of those riddles of humanity, which meaner moralists scarce venture to imagine ? " If the nearness of our last necessity brought a nearer...makes us the sport of death, when even David grew politickly cruel, and Solomon could hardly be said to be the wisest of men. But many are too early...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 668 pages
...fractions make up but small round numbers, and our days of a span long make not one little finger. If the nearness of our last necessity, brought a nearer...makes us the sport of death ; when even David grew politickly cruel ; and Solomon could hardly be said to be the wisest of men. But many are too earlyold,...
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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 3

1826 - 548 pages
...prolongation of death, our life is a sad composition ; we live with death, and die not in a moment. * * * If the nearness of our last necessity, brought a nearer...; when avarice makes us the sport of death ; when David grew politickly cruel ; and Solomon could hardly be said to be the wisest of men. But many are...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826 - 718 pages
...fractions make up but small round numbers ; and our days of a span long make not one little finger.^ If the nearness of our last necessity brought a nearer...the long habit of living indisposeth us for dying, • Oracula Chaldaica cum tcholiit PieUi et Fhethonis. fix x,--'''nu' ri/ut ,lv%a.) arcfxfuTiTai. Vi...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 1

1820 - 398 pages
...to take advantage of those riddles of humanity, which meaner moralists scarce venture to imagine ? " If the nearness of our last necessity, brought a nearer...makes us the sport of death, when even David grew politickly cruel, and Solomon could hardly be said to be the wisest of men. But many are too early...
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Pseudodoxia epidemica, books 4-7. The garden of Cyrus. Hydriotaphia ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835 - 532 pages
...make not one little finger.J If the nearness of our last necessity brought a nearer conformity into it, there were a happiness in hoary hairs, and no...makes us the sport of death, when even David grew politickly cruel, and Solomon could hardly be said to be the wisest of men. But many are too early...
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Sir Thomas Browne's Works: Pseudodoxia epidemica, books 4-7. The garden of ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1835 - 526 pages
...make not one little finger.J If the nearness of our last necessity brought a nearer conformity into it, there were a happiness in hoary hairs, and no calamity in half senses, i But the long habit of living indisposeth us for dying; when avarice makes us the sport of death,...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 38

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1840 - 514 pages
...scarce venture to imagine ? "If the nearness of our lagt necessity brought a. nearer conformity unió it, there were a happiness in hoary hairs, and no...calamity in half senses. But the long habit of living indiejiosoth us for «lying— when avarice makes us the sport of death, when even David grew poluickly...
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Religio Medici: To which is Added Hydriotaphia, Or Urn-burial; a Discourse ...

Sir Thomas Browne - 1841 - 346 pages
...fractions make up but small round numbers ; and our davs of a span long make not one little finger.(li6) If the nearness of our last necessity, brought a nearer...dying ; when avarice makes us the sport of death, (16S) Oracula Chaldaica cum scholiis Pselli et Phethonis BIT; \ivovTiav aiafia \l/v%al KaSrapiiirfTai....
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