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" In health, in sickness, thus the suppliant prays; Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know, That life protracted is protracted woe. Time hovers o'er, impatient to destroy, And shuts up all the passages of joy: In vain their gifts the bounteous... "
The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life - Page 6
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
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A Poetical Translation of the Elegies of Tibullus;: And of the ..., Volume 2

Tibullus - Latin poetry - 1759
...vain their Gifts the bounteous Seafons pour, The Fruit autumnal, and the vernal Flower. With lifllefs Eyes the Dotard views the Store; He views, and wonders that they pleafe no more. Now pall the taftelefs Meats, and joylefs Wines, And Luxury, with Sighs, her Slave...
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A Poetical Translation of the Elegies of Tibullus: And of the ..., Volume 1

Tibullus - 1759
...vain their Gifts the bounteous Seafons pour, The Fruit autumnal, and the vernal Flower. With lifllefs Eyes the Dotard views the Store ; He views, and wonders that they pleafe no more. Now pall the taflelefs Meats, and joylefs Wines, And Luxury, wilh Sighs, her Slave...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1774
...vain their Gifts the bounteous Seafons pour, The Fruit autumnr.l, and the vernal Flow'r, With liftlefs Eyes the Dotard views the Store, He views, and wonders that they pleafe no more ; Now pall the taftelefs Meats, and joylefs Wines, And Luxury with Sighs her Slave religiTi....
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...suppliant prays ; Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know, That life protracted is protracted woe. Time hovers o'er, impatient to destroy, And shuts...In vain their gifts the bounteous seasons pour, The fruits autumnal, and the vernal flow'r; With listless eyes the dotard views the store, He views, and...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...joy : In vain their gifts the bounteous seasons pour, The fruits autumnal, and the vernal flow'r; 2/^ With listless eyes the dotard views the store, He views, and wonders that they please no more; Now pall the tasteless meats, and joyless wines, And Luxury with sighs her slave resigns. Approach,...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...prays ; Hides from himseli his state, and shuns to know That life protracted — is protracted woe. Time hovers o-er, impatient to destroy, And shuts up all the passages of joy : In vain the gifts their bounteous seasons pour, The fruit autumnal and the vernal flower ; With listless eyes...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...suppliant prays ; Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know That life protracted is protracted woe. Time hovers o'er, impatient to destroy, And shuts...bounteous seasons pour, The fruit autumnal, and the vernal flower, G With listless eyes the dotard views the store, He views, and wonders that they please^no...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...prays; Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know, That life protracted is protracted woe. Tine hovers o'er, impatient to destroy, And shuts up all...pour, The fruit autumnal, and the vernal flow'r; With listle-js ey?J the dotard views the store, He views, and wonders that they please no more; Now pall...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...suppliant prays : Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know, That life protracted is protracted woe. Time hovers o'er, impatient to destroy, And shuts...bounteous seasons pour, The fruit autumnal, and the vernal tiow'r ; • Ver. 164; THE VA\ITT Of HUMAN WISHES. listless eyes the dotard views the store, He views,...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition: Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1808
...prays; " Hides from himself his state, and shuns to know " That life protracted — is protracted woe. " Time hovers o'er, impatient to destroy, " And shuts...seasons pour, " The fruit autumnal, and the vernal flowery " With listless eyes the dotard views the store, " He views and wonders that they please no...
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