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" All promise is poor dilatory man, And that through every stage. When young, indeed, In full content we sometimes nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves, and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty, man suspects himself a fool; Knows... "
The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series ... - Page 427
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 87-88

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...consign ; The thing they cann't but purpose they postpone. 'Tis not in folly not to scorn a fool, 410 And scarce in human wisdom to do more. All promise is poor dilatory man, And that thro' ev'ry stage. When young, indeed, In full content we sometimes nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves,...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their own hands is Folly's vails ; That lodg'd in Fate's, to Wisdom they consign ; The thing they...postpone : 'Tis not in folly, not to scorn a fool; 410 And scarce in human wisdom to do more. All promise is poor dilatory Man, And that through ev'ry...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...another opportunity of show ng how important to the sense is a particular inflexion on a particular word. 'Tis not In folly not to scorn a fool ; And scarce in human wisdom to do more. If we do not give folly the emphasis with the falling inflexion, the thought will be scarcely intelligible....
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1802 - 361 pages
...excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their own hand's is Folly's vails ; That lodg'd in fate's, to wisdom they consign ; The thing they...do more. All promise is poor dilatory man, And that thro' ev'ry stage : When young, indeed, In full content we, sometimes, nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves-,...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1802 - 361 pages
...excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their own hand's is Folly's vails ; That lodg'd in fate's, to wisdom they consign; The thing they...do more. All promise is poor dilatory man, And that thro' ev'ry stage : When young, indeed, In full content we, sometimes, nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves;...
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The works of the author of the Night-thoughts. Revised and corrected by himself

Edward Young - 1802
...life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their own hand's is Folly's vails; That lodg'd in Jale's, to wisdom they consign; The thing they can't but purpose,...do more. All promise is poor dilatory man, And that thro' ev'ry stage: When young, indeed, In full content we, sometimes, nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves-,...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...; That lodg'd in fate's, to wisdom they consign; The thing they can't but purpose, they postpone j 'Tis not in folly, not to scorn a fool; And scarce...do more. All promise is poor dilatory man, And that thro' ev'ry stage: When young, indeed, In full content we, sometimes, nobly rest, Unarixious for ourselves;...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - English poetry - 1805
...excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their own hands is Folly's vails; That kxlg'd in Fate's to Wisdom they consign ; The thing they...do more. All promise is poor dilatory man, And that thro' ev'ry stage. When young, indeed/ In full content we sometimes nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves,...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - Death - 1805 - 310 pages
...lodg'd in their own hands is folly's vails; H6w excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! That lodg'd in fate's, to wisdom they consign ; The thing they...scorn a fool; And scarce in human wisdom to do more. AH promise is poor dilatory man, And that thro' ev'ry stage: when young, indeed, In full content we,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...excellent that life they ne'er will lead ! Time lodg'd in their own hands is Folly's vails; That lodg'd in Fate's, to Wisdom they consign; The thing they...purpose, they postpone; 'Tis not in Folly, not to scorn a foot; And scarce in human wisdom to do move. All Promise is poor dilatory man, And that thro' ev'ry...
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