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" I, man was made in vain! How is he given away to misery and mortality! tortured in life, and swallowed up in death! The Genius, being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect; Look no more... "
The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the Lives of ... - Page 168
1794
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729
...with the like ' Cares and Paffions that infeft humane Life. ' I hers fetched a deep Sigh, Alas, faid I, Man was ' made in vain '. How is he given away to Mifery and ' Mortality ! tortured in Life, and fwallowed up in ' Death ! The Genius being moved with...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...love, with the like cares and paflions that infeft human life. I here fetched a deep iigh, Alas, 'faid I, man was made in vain! how is he given away to mifery and mortality ! tortured in life, and fwallowed up in death ! The genius being moved with compaffion...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 8

John Wesley - Biography - 1785
...Love, with the like cares and paffions that infeft human life. I here fetched a deep figh. Alas, faid I, man was made in vain! how is he given away to mifery and mortality ! tortured in life and fWallowcd up in" death ! The genius being moved with compaffion...
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The Little Female Orators, Or Nine Evenings Entertainment, with Observations

Children - 1778 - 106 pages
...the like Cares and Paffions that infeft human Life. I her* \ here -fetched a deep Sigh : Alas, -faid I, Man was made in vain ! How is he given . away to Mifery and Mortality ! Tortured in Life, and fwallowed up in Death ! the Genius being moved with Companion...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...with the like cares and * partions that infcft human life.' I here fetched a deep figh; 'Alas,' faid I, ' man was made in vain ! How ' is he given away to mifery and mor' tality ? tortured in life, and fwallowed ' up in death!* The genius being moved with...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...love, with the like cares and paffions that infeft human life. I here fetched a deep figh : Alas, faid I, man was made in vain ! how is he given away to mifery and mortality ! tortured in life, and fwallowed up in death ! The genius being moved with companion...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 240 pages
...love, with the like cares and paffions that infeft human life. I here fetched a deep figh; alas, faid I, Man was made in vain! How is he given away to mifery and mortality; tortured in life, and fwallowed up in death! The genius being moved with compaffion...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. stition , despair , love , with the like cares and passions that infest human life. I here fetched a deep sigh , Alas , said...is he given away to misery and mortality ! tortured iu life , and swallowed up in death ! The genius being moved with compassion towards me , bid me...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life. ' I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I,...on man in the first stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity ; but cast thine eye on that thick mist into which the tide bears the several...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...are envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life. I here fetched a deep sigh : Alas, said I, man...me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said'he, on man in the first stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity; but cast thine...
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