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" ... accuracy the course of time, appear to have little sensibility of the decline of life. Every man has something to do which he neglects ; every man has faults to conquer which he delays to combat. So little do we... "
Harrison's British Classicks: The Idler. Fitz Osbornes Letters. Shenstones ... - Page 65
1787
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The Idler: In Two Volumes. ...

1761 - 308 pages
...five, but I have read of none that have not names for Day and Night, for Summer and Winter. M z Y£T YET it is certain that thefe admonitions of nature,...fenfibility of the decline of life. Every man has fomethingto do which he neglects ; every man has faults to conquer which he delays to combat. So little...
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A series of genuine letters between Henry and Frances [by R. and E. Griffith].

Richard Griffith - 1766 - 312 pages
...Day, and Night ; for Summer, and Winter. Yet, it is certain, that thefe Admonitions of Nature, howevei forcible, however importunate, are too often vain ; and that many, who mark with much A.ccuiacy the Courfe of Time, appear to have but little Senfibility of the Decline of Life. Every...
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The Idler, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1767 - 316 pages
...they can number five, Mz bat but I have read of none that have not names for Day and Night, for Summer and Winter, YET it is certain that thefe admonitions...accuracy the courfe of time, appear to have little feniibility of the decline of life. Every man has fomething to do which he neglects ; every man has...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 430 pages
...words by which they can number five, but I have read of none that have not names for day and ni°-ht, for fummer and winter. Yet it is certain that thefe...man has fomething to do which he neglects; every man haa faults to conquer which he delays to combat. So little do we accuftom ourfelves to confider the...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 1

1797 - 676 pages
...number five, but I have read of none that have not names for Day and Night, for Summer and Winter. Vet it is certain that thefe admonitions of nature, however...however importunate, are too often vain ; and that niny who mark with fuch accuracy the courte of time, appear to have little fenlibiiity of the decline...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 33

British essayists - 1802 - 220 pages
...of none that have not names for day and night, for summer and winter. Yet it is certain that these admonitions of nature, however forcible, however importunate, are too often vain; and that many who mark with such accuracy the course of time, appear to have little sensibility of the decline of life. Every man...
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Select British Classics, Volume 9

1803 - 196 pages
...read of none that have not names for day and night, for summer and' winterYet it is certain that these admonitions of nature,, however forcible, however...are too often vain ; and that many, who mark with such accuracy the course of time, appear to have little sensibility of the decline of life. Every man...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 434 pages
...of none that have not names for day and night, for summer and winter. Yet it is certain, that these admonitions of nature, - however forcible, however...importunate, are too often vain ; and that many who mark with such' accuracy the course of time, appear to have little sensibility of the decline of life. Every...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...of none that have not names for day and night, for summer and winter. Yet it is certain that these admonitions of nature. however forcible, however importunate,...are too often vain ; and that many who -mark with such accuracy the course of time, appear to have little sensibility of the decline of life. Every man...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 310 pages
...of none that have not names for day and night, for summer and winter. Yet it is certain that these admonitions of nature, however forcible, however importunate, are too often vain ; and that many who mark with such accuracy the course of time, appear to have little sensibility of the decline of life. Every man...
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