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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 American Baptist Magazine, Volume 6

Baptists - 1826
...alluding to Young's Night Thoughts. He did not quote enough, was the reply. He ought to have repeated " Be wise to-day, — 'tis madness to defer, Next day...fatal precedent will plead, Thus on, till wisdom is pushed out of life.'1 My dearest G. I leave you to judge of his situation. I cannot but hope that a...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1826 - 209 pages
...rely For God towards thee hath done his part; do thine." Mu.T9K< SECTION IX. On Procrastination. 1. BF wise to-day; 'tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is rnish'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time. Year after year it steals, till all are...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...Mllon: SECTION IX. On Procrastination, .. Be wise-to-day ; 'tis madness to defer; Next day the ratal precedent will plead ; , Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief sf time. Year after year it steals, till all are fled ; And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - English poetry - 1909 - 606 pages
...nymph I roam ; Perhaps see fifty in a day ! Those are but visits which I pay — 1118. PROCRASTINATION BE wise to-day : 'tis madness to defer ; Next day...fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is pushed out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time. All promise is poor dilatory man, And that...
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Systematic Moral Education: With Daily Lessons in Ethics

John King Clark - Moral education - 1910 - 225 pages
...appointment is made for you by some one else, show that one the courtesy of meeting the appointment promptly. Procrastination is the thief of time : Year after...moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. — YOUNG. If you have any duty which must be done, and it seems disagreeable, do it promptly and have...
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The Character Building Readers: First reader, part one-[eighth year]

Ellen E. Kenyon-Warner - Readers - 1910
...or else retire, • And in himself possess his own desire." XXIV. PROCRASTINATION — Selected. 1. Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer ; Next day...fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is pushed out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after year it steals, till all are...
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A Disciple of Chance: An Eighteenth Century Love Story

Sara Dean - England - 1910 - 409 pages
...Burroughs, I'll pension you," said Lord Yerington as he closed the book. CHAPTER IV A PLEASANT HOUR-SLAYER Be wise to-day; 'tis madness to defer: Next day the...fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is pushed out of life. — EDWARD YOUNG. WHEN the madness of play is in the air, memories are brief, and...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 761 pages
...suspect your tale untrue, Keep probability in view. 4037 ' Cay : Fables. Pt i. Fable 18. PROCRASTINATION. Procrastination is the thief of time : Year after...moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. 4038 Young : Night Noughts. Night i. Line 393. PRODIGIES. The spring, the summer, The chilling autumn,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets: Based Upon Bohn ...

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1911 - 761 pages
..." should " is like a spendthrift sigh, That hurts by easing. 1167 " Shaks. : Hamlet. Act iv. Sc. 7 Be wise to-day ; 'tis madness to defer ; Next day...plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. 1168 Young: Night Thoughts. Night i. Line 390 At thirty, man suspects himself a fool, Knows it at forty,...
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A Family Record, and Other Matters Which, it is Hoped, Will be Good for the ...

Abraham Godshalk - 1912 - 304 pages
...whomsoever he has taught; And learn though late, the genuine cause of all. — Cowper ON PROCRASTINATION. 1 Be wise to-day; 'tis madness to defer Next day the...mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eterial scene. 2 Of man's miraculous mistakes this bears The palm, "that all men are about to live...
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