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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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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners : with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1809 - 332 pages
...whom begot: A heap of dust alone remains of thee ; 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be. . Be wise to-day, 'tis madness to defer ; Next day the...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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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality

Edward Young - Electronic books - 1810 - 254 pages
...last extreme beware ; Beware, Lorenzo ! a slow sudden death. How dreadful that deliberate surprise ! Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer : Next day...out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ;. ~ 'car after year it steals, till all are fled*. id to the mercies of a moment leaves ie vast concerns...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...beware, Beware, Lorenzo ! a slow sudden death. How dreadful that deliberate surprise ! Be wise to day ; 'tis madness to defer; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is pusli'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after year it steals, till all are...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 612 pages
...heware, Beware, Lorenzo I a slow sudden death. How dreadful that deliherate surprise! Be wise to day ; 'tis madness to defer; Next day the fatal precedent will plead; Thus on, till wisdom . nush'd out of life. By Nature's law, w;hat may he, may he noie; There's no prerogative in human hours....
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...surprise ! Be wise to day ; 'tis madness to defer; Next dfjr the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus опт till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ; Yrar alter year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners. With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1810 - 346 pages
...Find out the peaceful hermitage. 5. The fifth species of English Iambic, consists of Jive Iambuses. Be wise to-day, 'tis madness to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent wili piead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. This is called the Heroic measure. In its...
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Brighton in an uproar, Volume 1

Henrietta Maria Moriarty - 1811
...last extreme beware. Beware, Lorenzo! a slow, sndden death. How dreadful that deliberate surprise! Be wise to-day, 'tis madness to defer ; Next day,...till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leave's The vast concerns of an eternal scene ! If not so frequent, would not this be strange ? That...
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Brighton in an uproar, Volume 1

Henrietta Maria Moriarty - 1811
...last extreme beware, . Beware, Lorenzo! a slow, sudden death. How dreadful that deliberate surprise! Be wise to-day, 'tis madness to defer ; Next day,...till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leave's The vast concerns of an eternal scene ! If not so frequent, would not this be strange ? That...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young

Edward Young - 1811
...last extreme beware, Beware, LORENZO ! a slaw sudden death* How dreadful that deliberate surprise ! Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer ; Next day...time ; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, 14* And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. If not so frequent,...
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English Grammar: Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: with an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1811 - 308 pages
...of dust alooe remains of thee ; 'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be. BŁ wise 16-day, 'tTs madness to 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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