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" Of man's miraculous mistakes, this bears The palm, " That all men are about to live," For ever on the brink of being born : All pay themselves the compliment to think They one day shall not drivel, and their pride On this reversion takes up ready praise... "
Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ... - Page 395
edited by - 1830
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young: In Four Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

Edward Young, Thomas Park - 1808 - 336 pages
...That 'tis so frequent, this is stranger still. Of man's miraculous mistakes this bears The pahu, ' That all men are about to live,' For ever on the brink...compliment to think They one day shall not drivel, and thrir pride On this reversion takes up ready praise ; At least their own ; their future selves applauds,...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 434 pages
...till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. • Of man's miraculous mistakes, this bears The palm,...on the brink of being born, All pay themselves the comoliment to think They, one day shall not drivel ; and their pride On this reversion takes up ready...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - 1809 - 526 pages
...scene. If not so frequent, would not this be strange ? That 'tis so frequent, this is stranger still. Of man's miraculous mistakes this bears The palm,...ready praise; At least their own ; their future selves applands, How excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their own hands is Folly's...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809 - 604 pages
...That 'tis so frequent, this is stranger still. § 152- MansPronencsstopospone Improvement . Of min's r wings to fly ! Gokl,iinp'd by tlipc, can compass hardest them selves the compliment to think They, one day, shall not drivel ; and their pride On this reversion...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 554 pages
...frequent, (Ait is stranger still. Of man's miraculous mistakes, this bears The palm, " That all men arc about to live," For ever on the brink of being born....How excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their mm hands is folly's vails ; That lodff'd in fate's, to wisdom they consign ; The thing...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 558 pages
...mistakes, this hears The palm, " That all men are ahout to live," For ever on the hrink of heing horn. All pay themselves the compliment to think They one...How excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their own hands is jolly's vails; That lodg'd in fate's, to wisdom they consign; The thing...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality

Edward Young - 1810 - 278 pages
...scene. notso frequent, would not this be strange J. Of man's miraculous mistakes this bears Thepahu, " That all men are about to live,'* For ever on the...They one day shall not drivel, and their pride On Ois reversion takes up ready praise ; At least their own ; their future selves applauds ; How excellent...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 262 pages
...steals, till all are fled ; And, to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. Of man's miraculous mistakes, this bears The palm,...All pay themselves the compliment to think, They, oae day, shall not .drivel ; and their pride On this reversion takes up ready praise ; At least, their...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 556 pages
...”Ли is stranger still. Of man's miraculous mistakes, this hears The palm, " That all men are ahoutto live," For ever on the brink of being born. All pay...: and their pride On this reversion takes up ready pr.iisc ; At least, thtir own ; their future selves applaud; Hnw excellent that life they ne'er will...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1811 - 302 pages
...still. Of man's miraculous mistakes, this bears The palm, " That all men are about to live," Forever on the brink of being born. All pay themselves the...praise ; At least, their own ; their future selves applauds ; How excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their own hands is Folly's...
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