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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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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 1

Elegant extracts - 1812
...are envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life.' I here fetched a deep sigh : ' Alas,' said...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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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...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...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 bear* the several...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...Despair, Love, with the like cares aud passions Uiat infest human life. a I here fetched a deep sigh. a Alas! said I, man was made in vain! How is he given...so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said lie , on man in the first stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity ; but cast thine...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Authors - 1816 - 286 pages
...love, with the like cares and paffions that niicil 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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Dufief's Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man; Or, A New ...

Nicolas Gouin Dufief - English language - 1817
...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...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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The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J ..., Volumes 14-26

British essayists - 1819
...are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life. ' I here fetched a deep sigh. " Alas," said...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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The Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - American literature - 1820 - 282 pages
...envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the ike cares and passions that infect human life. 6. I here fetched a deep sigh : alas, said I, man was...he, on man in the first stage of his existence, in setting out for eternity ; but cast thine eye on that thick mist into which the tide bears the several...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1822 - 771 pages
...like cares and passions, that infest human life." 'I here fetched a deep sigh. "Alas," said I, " roan was made in vain ! how is he given away to misery...mortality ! tortured in life, and swallowed up in deatli !" The Genius, being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect....
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 7-8

British essayists - 1823
...are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life." ' I here fetched a deep sigh. " Alas," said...' 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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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - English essays - 1823
...are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life. ' I here fetched a deep sigh. " Alas, said...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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