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" If the parts of time were not variously coloured, we should never discern their departure or succession, but should live thoughtless of the past, and careless of the future, without will, and perhaps without power, to compute the periods of life, or to... "
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
...never difcern their departure or fucceffioj), but fliould live thoughtlefs of the paft, and carelefs of the future, without will, and perhaps without power...the courfe of time is fo vifibly marked, that it is even obferved by the birds of pafTagc, and by nations who have railed their minds very Jittle above...
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A series of genuine letters between Henry and Frances [by R. and E. Griffith].

Richard Griffith - 1766 - 312 pages
...Departure, or Succeffion, but live thoughtlefs of. the paft, and carelefs of the future, without Will, or perhaps without Power, to compute the Periods of Life,...the Courfe of Time is fo vifibly marked, that it is even obferved by the Birds of Pajjage, and by Nations that have raifed their Minds but very little...
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The Idler, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1767 - 316 pages
...never difcern their departure or fucceffion, but fhould live thoughtlefs of the paft, and carelefs of the future, without will, and perhaps without power...which may probably remain. BUT the courfe of time isjb vifibly marked, that it is even obferved by the birds of paflage, and by nations who have raifed...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 430 pages
...never difcern their departure or fucceffion, but fhould live thoughtlefs of the paft, and carelefs of the future, without will, and perhaps without power...vifibly marked, that it is obferved even by the birds of paflage, and by nations who have raifed their minds very little above animal inftinct : there are human...
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The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 432 pages
...never difcern their departure or fucceflion, but fhould live thoughtlefs of the paft, and carelefs of the future, without will, and perhaps without power...vifibly marked, that it is obferved even by the birds of paflage, and by nations who have raifed their minds very little above animal inftinct : there are human...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Idler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 442 pages
...never difcern their departure or fucceffion, -but fhould live thoughtlefs of the paft, and, carelefs of the future, without will, and perhaps without power...vifibly marked, that it is obferved even by the birds of paflage, and by nations who have raifed their minds very little above animal inftinct : there are human...
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Lectures on Natural and Experimental Philosophy: Considered in It ..., Volume 4

George Adams - 1794 - 602 pages
...live thoughtlefs of the paft, and carelefs of the future, without will, and perhaps without power, to compare the time which is already loft,, with that which may probably remain. LECTURE LECTURE XLIII. ON THE PLANETARIUM, TELLURIAN, LUNARIUM. TO reprefent by machines the motions...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 1

1797 - 676 pages
...fucceffion, but mould Eutioughtlefs of the part, and carelefs of be future, without will, and perhaps withco: power to compute the periods of life, or to compare the time which is already Jo£ with that which may probably renuin. But the coarfe of time is fo vifibly parked, that it is eren...
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The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volume 33

British essayists - 1802 - 220 pages
...never discern their departure or succession, but should live thoughtless of the past, and 'X. careless of the future, without will, and perhaps * . without...periods of life, or to compare the time which is already lost with that which may probably remain. But the course of time is so visibly marked, that it is observed...
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Select British Classics, Volume 9

1803 - 196 pages
...never discern their departure or succession, but should live thoughtless of the past, and careless of the future, without will, and perhaps, without...periods of life, or to compare the time which is already lost with that which may probably remain. But the course of time is so visibly marked, that it is observed...
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