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" Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours And ask them, what report they bore to heaven ; And how they might have borne more welcome news. "
The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ... - Page 434
by Cabinet - 1808
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The complaint: or, Night-thoughts on life, death, and immortality: To which ...

Edward Young - 1756 - 418 pages
...welcome News. Their Anfwers form what Men Experience call ; If Wifdom's Friend, her belt ; if not, Worft Foe. O reconcile them ! Kind Experience cries, *'...weighs ; " The more our Joy, the more we know it vain : ic And by Succefs are tutor'd to Defpair." Nor is it tinly thus, but muji be fo. Who knows not this,...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four Volumes, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1762
...The fun is darknefs, and the liars are duft. : Tis greatly wife to talk with our paft hours ; And afk them, what report they bore to heaven ; And how they might have borne more welcome news'. \ Their anfwers form what men Experience call ; ;Jf Wifdom's friend, her beft ; if not, worft foe. O reconcile...
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The complaint: or, Night thoughts on life, death, and immortality. To which ...

Edward Young - 1771
...is darknefs, and the ftars are duft. > "Tis greatly wife to talk with our paft hours ; vs_ Anti afk them, what report they bore to heaven ; And .how they might have borne more welcome new*. • Their anfwers form what men Experience call ; : It Wifdcm's friend, her heft ; if nut, worft...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality, to which ...

Edward Young - English poetry - 1775 - 388 pages
...The fun is darknefs, and the flars are duft. 'Tis greatly wife to talk with our paft hours; And afk them, what report they bore to heaven; And how they might have borne more welcome news. Their anfwers form what men experience call; If wifdom's friend, her beft; if not, worf t foe. O reconcile...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 50-52

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Their anfwers form what men Experience call; Jf Wifdonis friend, her beft ; if not, worft foe. 380 O reconcile them ! Kind Experience cries, " There's...nothing weighs ; " The more our joy, the more we know it vam; " And by fuccefs are tutor'd to defpair." Nor is it only thus, but mufi be fo. 385 Who knows not...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 51, Page 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...(j:n is darknefs, and the ftars are duft. 375 'Tis greatly wife to talk with our paft hours ; And afk them, what report they bore to heaven; And how they might have borne more welcome news. Their anfwers form what men Experience call ; If V/ijdoms friend, her beft ; if not, worftfoe. 380 O reconcile...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 61

English poets - 1790
...fun is darknefs, and the ftars are duft. 375 'Tis greatly wife to talk with our paft hours ; And afk them, what report they bore to heaven; And how they might have borne more welcome news. Their anfwers form what men Experience call ; If Wifdom's friend, her beft; if not, worfl. foe. 380 O reconcile...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts ...

Edward Young - 1792
...The fun is darknefs, and the ftars are duft. 5Tis greatly wife to talk with our paft hours ; And afk them, what report they bore to heaven ; And how they might have borne more welcome news. Their anfwers form what men Experience call ; If Wijdom\ friend, her beft ; if not, worft foe1. O reconcile...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poetry - 1795
...The fun is darknefs, and the liars are dull. ' Tis greatly wife to talk with our pad hours ; And aflc them, what report they bore to heaven ; And how they might have borne more welcome news. Their anfwers form what men experience call; If wif&m'j friend, hrr beft ; if not, word foe. O reconcile...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 87-88

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...talk with bur past Hours, And ask them what report they bore to Heav'n, And how they might have born more welcome news. Their answers form what men Experience...call; If Wisdom's friend her best, if not, worst foe. 380 '' The more our joy, the more we know it vain, " And by success are tutor'd to despair." Nor is...
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