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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 English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1811 - 254 pages
...hath done his part ; do thine." SECTION IX.-" MILTON. On Procrastination! BE wife today ; 'tis madnefs to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; -*!-••-" Thus on, till wifdom is pufh'd out of life. Procraftination is the thief of time. •?; : Year after year it fteals,...
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The Bioscope, Or Dial of Life, Explained: To which is Added, a Translation ...

Granville Penn - Christian life - 1812 - 311 pages
...give us= the best chance, of not having hereafter to lament its misapplication. .;. . -. ./ ;.:,,h Be wise to-day, 'tis madness to defer ; Next day the...all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves ;V; ,•,; The vast concerns of an. eternal scene ! , •l-. .j . If not so frequent, would not this...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...MILTOH. -SECTION IX. On procrastination. , BE *wise to-day 4 'tis madness to defer : Next day the i'atal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief ot lime. Y> ar after year it steals, till all are fled; And, to the mercies ot a moment leaves The...
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Night thoughts, and A paraphrase on part of the book of Job. With the life ...

Edward Young - 1812
...the last extreme 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 ; 14 THE COMPLAINT. Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time;...
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The Complaint; Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1813 - 352 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 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. Of man's...
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The poetical works of Edward Young. Collated with the best eds.: by T. Park

Edward Young - 1813 - 168 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...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 English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813 - 320 pages
...SECTION IX, On Proerastination. BE wise to-day; 'tis madness to defer? Next day the fatal preeedent will plead; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of...after year it steals, till all are fled; And to the mereies of a moment leaves The vast eoneerns of an eternal seene. Of man's miraeulous mistakes, this...
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The Freethinking Christians' Magazine: Intended for the Promotion ..., Volume 3

Liberalism (Religion) - 1813
...what may be done to-day, may never have a morrow to do it in. " Be wist to day, 'tis madnesi to defcr. Next day the fatal precedent will plead. Thus on till...Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after \<-;ir it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an...
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The complaint; or, Night thoughts, on life, death, and immortality ...

Edward Young - 1815 - 312 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 the...moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. If not so frequent, would not this be strange 1 That 'tis so frequent, This is stranger still. Of man's...
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English Grammar, Adapted to the Different Classes of Learners: With an ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1815 - 339 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 will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is pushed out of life. This is calied the Heroic measure. In its simplest form it consists of five Iambuses...
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