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" His bonds of debt, and mortgages of lands; Or views his coffers with suspicious eyes, Unlocks his gold, and counts it till he dies. "
The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ... - Page 119
by Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755 - 378 pages
...modeft Innocence away ; Whofe peaceful day Benevolence endears, Whofe night congratulating Confcience cheers; The gen'ral fav'rite as the gen'ral friend : Such age there is, and who could wifh its end ? Yet ev'n on this her load Misfortune flings, To prefs the weary minutes flagging...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758 - 386 pages
...innocence away ; Whofe peaceful day Benevolence endears, Whofe night congratulating Confcience chears ; The gen'ral fav'rite as the gen'ral friend ; Such age there is, and who could wifh its end ? Yet ev'n on this her load Misfortune flings, To prefs the weary minutes flagging...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1765 - 416 pages
...counts it 'till he dies. But grant, the virtues of a temp'rate prime Blefs with an age exempt from fcorn or crime; An age that melts in unperceiv'd decay, And glides in modeft innocence away ; Whole peaceful day Benevolence endears, Whole night congratulating Confcience...
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A Collection of Poems: In Six Volumes, Volume 4

1765 - 414 pages
...counts it 'till he dies. But grant, the virtues of a temp'rate prime Blefs with an age exempt from fcorn or crime; An age that melts in unperceiv'd decay, And glides in modeft innocence away ; Whofe peaceful day Benevolence endears, Whofe night congratulating Confcience...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - 1770 - 404 pages
...counts it 'till he dies. But grantj the virtues of a temp'rate prime Kiefs with an age exempt from fcorn or crime ; An age that melts in unperceiv'd decay, And glides in modeft innocence away ; ._ Whofe peaceful day Benevolence endears, Whofe night congratulating Confcience...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 412 pages
...Eyes, Unlocks his Gold, and counts it till he dies. But grant, the Virtues of a temp'rate Prime, Blefs with an Age exempt from Scorn or Crime ; An Age that melts in unperceiv'd Decay, And glides in modeft Innocence away ; Whofe peaceful Day Benevolence endears, Whofe Night congratulating Confcience...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 374 pages
...Eyes, Unlocks his Gold, and counts it till he dies. But grant, the Virtues of a temp' rate Prime, Blefs with an Age exempt from Scorn or Crime ; An Age that melts in unpercciv'd Decay, And glides in modeft Innocence away ; Whofe peaceful Day Benevolence endears, Whofe...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

1781 - 512 pages
...it — till he diet. But grant, the virtues of a temp'rate prime Blefs with an age exempt from fcorn or crime ; An age that melts in unperceiv'd decay, And glides in modeft innocence away ; Whofe peaceful day Benevolence endears, Whofe night congratulating Confcience...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

1782 - 500 pages
...counts it till he dies. But grant, the virtues of a temp'rate prima Blefs with an age exempt from fcorn or crime : An age that melts in unperceiv'd decay, And glides in modeft innocence away ; Whofe peaceful day Benevolence endears, Whofe night congratulating Confcience...
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D. Junii Juvenalis et A. Persii Flacci satiræ expurgatæ. Adduntur Juvenali ...

Decimus Junius Juvenalis - 1784 - 446 pages
...modell innocence away ; Wh o fe peaceful day benevolence endears, Whofe night congratulating confcience cheers ; The gen'ral fav'rite, as the gen'ral friend ; Such age there is ; and who could wiih its end ? Yete'vn on this her load misfortune flings, To prefs the weary minutes' flagging...
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