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" tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of... "
Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution - Page 228
by William Hazlitt - 1818 - 331 pages
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802
...last extreme beware, Beware, LORENZO! a slow sudden death. How dreadful that deliberate surprize ! Be wise to-day; 'tis madness to defer; Next day the...moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. If not so frequent, would not This be strange ? That 'tis so frequent, This is stranger still. At least,...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1802 - 361 pages
...last extreme beware, Beware, LORENZO ! a slow sudden death. How dreadful that deliberate surprize ! Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer ; Next day...moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. If not so frequent, would not This be strange ? That 'tis so frequent, This is stranger still. Of man's...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...quickly pass, And one unbounded Spring encircle all. THOMSON, CHAP. XXIII. On Procrastination. B E wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer : Next day the...time ; Year after year it steals , till all are fled, E4 And to the mercies of a moment leaves Thf vast concerns of an eternal scene. Ol 'man's miraculous...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - Electronic books - 1805 - 258 pages
...last extreme beware, Beware, Lorenzo ! a slow-sudden death. How dreadful that deliberate surprize ! Be wise to-day : 'tis madness to defer; Next day the...moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene, f not so frequent would not this be strange ? hat 'tis so frequent, this is stranger stillOf man's...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - English poetry - 1805
...last extreme beware; Beware, Lorenzo, a slow sudden death. How dreadful that deliberate surprise ! Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer ; Next day...of time ; Year after year it steals, till all are fletl, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. If not so frequent,...
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The Works of the Late Edward Dayes: Containing An Excursion Through the ...

Edward Dayes - Artists - 1805 - 359 pages
...therefore, husband that time, the continuance of which is so uncertain, and its loss so irrecoverable. Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer ; Next day...plead : Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. YOUNG. Indolence the grand enemy to the attainment oŁ eminence. In forming compositions it will not...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...begot : A heap of dust alone remains of thee ; 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be. B5 vise to-day, 'tis madness to defer ; • Next day the fatal...plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. This is called the Heroic measure. In its simplest form it consists of five Iambuses ; but by the admission...
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The Works of the Late Edward Dayes: Containing An Excursion Through the ...

Edward Dayes - Artists - 1805 - 359 pages
...irrecoverable. Indolence the grand enemy to the attainment of eminence. Be ivist to-day ; 'tis mildness to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent will plead : Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. YOUNG. In forming compositions it will not be sufficient to bring together materials only ; this can,...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...alone remains of thae ; 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be. Be wise to-day, 'tis madness t5 defer ; ' Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. This is called the Heroic measure. In its simplest form it consists of five Iambuses ; but by the admission...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1805 - 336 pages
...of dust alone remains of thee ; 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be. Be vuse to-day, 'ui Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. This is called the Heroic measure. In its simplest form it consists of five Iambuses ; but by the admission...
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