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" The world's a bubble and the Life of Man Less than a span In his conception wretched, from the womb So to the tomb; Curst from his cradle, and brought up to years With cares and fears. Who then to frail mortality shall trust, But limns on water, or but... "
The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works - Page 274
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 1

Theophilus Cibber, Thomas Coxeter - Poets, English - 1753
...of man, Lefs than a fpan. In his conception wretched : from the womb, So to the tomb, Nurft from his cradle, and brought up to years, With cares and fears. Who then to frail mortality mail truft, But lymns in water, or but writes in duft. Yet whim with forrow here we live oppreft, What...
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The St. James's Magazine, Volume 1

Robert Lloyd - 1762
...the life of man Lefs than a fpan ; In his conception wretched, from the womb, So to the tomb, Curft from the cradle, and brought up to years With cares and fears ; Who then to frail mortality fhall truft, But limmes the water, or but writes in duff. II. Yet fmce with forrow here we live oppreft,...
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The Poetical Calendar: Containing a Collection of Scarce and ..., Volumes 1-2

Francis Fawkes - English poetry - 1763
...the life of man Lefs than a {pan ; In his conception wretched, from the womb, So to the tomb : Curs'd from the cradle, and brought up to years With cares and fears : Who then to frail mortality fhall truft, But limns the water, or but writes in duft. Yet fince with forrow here we live oppreft,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 82, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1812
...agreeable amusement in turning over these pages. SELECT SELECT POETRY. OF MAN'S LIFE. By Lord BACOV. 'T'HE world's a bubble, and the life of man Less than...conception, wretched from the womb, So to the tomb; Curst in the rradle, and brought up to years With cares ami fears. Who then to frail mortality shall trust,...
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Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth ...

Thomas Hearne, John Aubrey - English letters - 1813
...verses of his Lo?' which Mr. Farnaby translated into Greeke, and printed both in his AvOoAoyi*, sc. The world's a bubble, and the life of man, Less than a span, &c. • • dpothtgmata. His Lordship being in Yorke house garden looking on Fishers, as they were...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1814
...of his LoP.' 1 which Mr. Farnaby translated into Greeke, and printed both in his A»8oXoy»»> sc. ' The world's a bubble, and the life of man, Less than a span, &c.' ' When his Lo p . was in disfavour, his neighbours hearing how much he was indebted, came to him...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1814
...of his LoP.'s which Mr. Farnaby translated into Greeke, and printed both in his A»9oXoyio, sc. • The world's a bubble, and the life of man, Less than a span, &c.' ' Apothegmata, 1 His Lordship being in Yorke house garden looking on Fishers, as they were throwing...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...rationis dientelam se jebcant!' Bacon's ' Considerations touching the Queen's Service m THE WORLD. ' The World's a bubble : and the life of man Less than...conception wretched ; from the womb So to the tomb. Nurst from his cradle, and brought up to years, With cares and fears. Who then to frail mortality shall...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...rationis clientelam st debeant!' Bacon's ' Considerations touching the Queen's Service in THE WORLD. ' The World's a bubble : and the life of man Less than...conception wretched ; from the womb So to the tomb. Nurst from hie cradle, and brought up to years, With cares and fears. Who then to frail mortality-...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 45

1839
...chancellors. They are obviously copied from some of the Greek epigrams on the same subject. THE WORLD. " The world's a bubble : and the life of man Less than a span. In his conception wretched ; from the womh, So to the tomb. Nurst from his cradle, and brought up to years With cares and fears. Who then...
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