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" tis all a cheat, Yet fool'd with hope, men favour the deceit: Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay; To-morrow's falser than the former day; Lies worse; and while it says we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest. "
Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ... - Page 107
by Joseph Addison - 1795
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Of the nature of things: in six books, Volume 2

Titus Lucretius Carus, Thomas Creech - 1714
...very Purpofe, Dryden, in the Tragedy of AurengeZebe, afcer his inimitable Manner : When I conlīder Life, 'tis all a Cheat ; Yet, fool'd with Hope, Men favour the Deceit ; Truft What tho' a choufand Years prolong thy Breach, 1095 How can this (horten the long State of DEATH? For...
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The Complete Art of Poetry ...

Charles Gildon - English poetry - 1718
...fubmits. Who on this Thing call'd Life has ferious Thought, How fhart, how foolifh, and how foon forgor. 'When I confider Life, 'tis all a Cheat : Yet, fool'd...favour the Deceit : Truft on, and think To-morrow will rep.iy ; To-morrow's falfer than the former Diy ; Lies more ; and while it fays we fhall be blefs'J...
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The British Telescope: Being an Ephemeris of the Coelestial Motions

1738
...46 2, 8 Jlfets 8N 6 8 18 8 29 8 39 8 5. 9 5 9 «4 9 49 10 31 ii ii Morn. o 8 i 18 2 34 3 49 Ji rifes When I confider Life, 'tis all a Cheat ; Yet fool'd with Hope, we favour the Deceit : Truft on, and think to-morrow will repay j To-morrow's falfer than the former...
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The Miscellaneous Works, in Prose and Verse, of Mrs. Elizabeth Rowe, Volume 2

Elizabeth Singer Rowe - 1756
...virtue! LETTER L £.:T,t ER CLXVII. To the fame. H EN I cenfider life, *tis all a cheat, Tet, fooVd with hope, men favour the deceit, Truft on, and think to-morrow will repay ; Si o morrow's falfcr than the former day, Lyes more, and when it fays let Jhsll bs blcft With fame...
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The new universal English dictionary. Buchanan

Nathan Bailey - 1760
...again. Cvailey. When I confider life, 'tis all a cheat, Yet fool'd by hope, men favour the deceit, Live on, and think to-morrow will repay | To-morrow's falfer than the former day ; Lies more ; and when it fay» we fliall be bleft, With fome new joy, tikes off what we poOeft. Strange cozen...
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Letters Concerning the English Nation

Voltaire - English literature - 1778 - 199 pages
...univerf.il. The paffage in queftion is as follows : When I confider life, 'tis all a cheat, Yet fool'd by hope, men favour the deceit ; Truft on and think, to-morrow will repay ;_. To-morrow's falfer than the former day i Lies more ; and whilft ic fays we (hall be Weft With fome...
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Dramatic Micellanies: Sic Consisting of Critical Observations on ..., Volume 3

Thomas Davies - Theater - 1784
...It was revived at Drury-lane, about the year 1726, with the public « Life of Booth, by Th. dbber. When I confider life, 'tis all a cheat ; Yet, fool'd with hope, men favour the deceit; Truft on, in hopes tomorrow will repay : Tomorrow's falfer than the former day j Lies more j and, when it fays...
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Reflection: A Poem, in Four Cantos ...

Fulke Greville - 1790 - 278 pages
...no reafon has at all. 500 * DRYDEN fays; " When I confider life, 'tis all a cheat; " Yet fool'd by hope, men favour the deceit. " Truft on, and think to-morrow will repay : '. " To-morrow 's falfer than the former day, " Lies more, and when we think that we are blefs'd...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: comprehending an account of his studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...finely fays; and I may alfo quote the celebrated lines of Dryden, equally philofophical and poetical: " When I confider life, 'tis all a cheat, " Yet fool'd...be bleft . " With fome new joys, cuts off what we pofieft. " Strange cozenage! none would live paft years again; " Yet all hope plcafure in what yet...
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The Bee, Or, Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 3

James Anderson - Books, Reviews - 1791
...worthy of a place in the fublimeft page of Lucretius or ,'• M When I confiderlife, 'tis all a cheati " Yet fool'd with hope, men favour the deceit; '' Truft on, and think to-morrow will repay ; " To-muirow'sfalfer than the former day, " Llcsvorfc, and woiteit fays we (hall he Welt " With Tome...
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