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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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...flaw he finds? And, if a God there is, that God how great ! AGAINST PROCRASTINATION. Be wise to-dny; 8 7/ If not so frequent, would not this be strange ? That 'tis so frequent, this is stranger still. Of man's...
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Tracts ..., Issues 1-30

New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Tract Association - 1824
...AMUSEMENTS; WITH A FE/PREFLECr/OJVS Ofl THE SAME SUBJECT SUBJOINED, BY LIMD1 "V VJURRAYWITH ADDITIONS. Be wise to-day ; tis madness to defer ; Next day the...plead ; Thus on till wisdom is push'd out of life. Young . No. 18. NEW-YORK : PRINTED BY MAHV>N DAT, DO. 84, WATER-STRUT. 1821. Jntrottuctton. IN this...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...The world had wanted, had the actor said, I will do this to-morrow ! Lord John Russell's Don Carlos. Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer ; Next day...plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Young's Night Tlioughts, n. 1. Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after year it steals, till...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1824 - 324 pages
...last extreme beware j 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, fill wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ; fear after year it steals,...
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The English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Oral reading - 1824 - 273 pages
...thine.V Milton. SECTION IX. @n Procrastination.t. BE u'iie to day ; 'tis madness to defer . Nest day '.he fatal precedent will plead Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. ., Procrastination is lhe thief of tim*. Year after year it steals, till all are flpd— ^ And, to the mercies of a moment...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - Readers - 1825 - 302 pages
...God towards thee hath done his part; do thine.. SECTION IX. On Procrastination. 1. BE wise tn-day; 'tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd put of life. Procrastination is the thief of time. Year after year it steals, till all are fled; And...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...Next day the fatal preeedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Proerastination And storied windows riehly dight, Casting a dim religious light. There let the mereies of a moment leaves The vast eoneerns of an eternal seene. If not so frequent, would not this...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 286 pages
...summon all ; For God towards thee hath done his part ; do thine." SECTION IX. On procrastination. 1 Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer : Next day...; And, to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concers of an eternal scene. 3 Of man's miraculous mistakes, this bears The palm, "That all men are...
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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts, and the Force of Religion

Edward Young - 1826 - 288 pages
...extreme beware ; Beware, Lorenzo ! a slow, sadden death : Hor dreadful that deliberate surprise ! 390 Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer : . Next day...time ; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, 395 And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. If not so frequent,...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, John Walker - Children - 1826 - 304 pages
...'tis madness to defer : Next d:!y the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd put of life. Procrastination is the thief of time. Year...mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an "ternal scene. . For ever on the brink of being born. All pay themselves th corncbrcent to think,...
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