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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: With Sketches of the Lives of the Authors, an Index ..., Volume 3

Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1824
...cares and passions that infest human life.' ' I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I, man iwas;made in vain! how is he given away to misery and mortality!...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: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1824 - 788 pages
...are envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and passion» thut infest human ir fellows ; that the mild and wholesome councils of this government, are hol liegiven away to misery and mortality! tortured in life, and swallowed up in death! The genius being...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

Readers - 1824 - 323 pages
...rice, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and pas* .ions that infest human life. 13. 1 here fetched a deep sigh : Alas, said I, man was made in vain i how is he given away to misery and mortality ! tortured in life, and swallowed up in death ! The...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 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...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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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passsions that infest human life." ' I here fetched a deep sigh, " Alas," said...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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...with the like cares &nd passions that infest human life." I here fetched a deep sigh. " Alas !" «aid I, " man was made in vain ! how is he given away to...and mortality! tortured in life, and swallowed up in «leath!" The Genius, being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 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...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 English Instructor: Being a Collection of Pieces in Prose, Selected from ...

Readers - 1830 - 263 pages
...genius, "are envy, avarice, superstition, love, with the like cares and passions lhat infest human life." I here fetched a deep sigh : " Alas," said...away to misery and mortality ! tortured in life, and swa-Howed up in death!" The genius being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...with the like tares and passions tuāt infest llumau Life/ I hero fetched a deep eigh. 'Alas,* said 1, 'man was made in vain !— how is he given away to...mortality !— tortured in life, and swallowed up iii death!1 The genius being moved with compassion towards niu, bade me quit во uncomfortable a prospect....
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The Amusing Companion, Or, Interesting Story Teller: Being a Collection of ...

Tales - 1831 - 180 pages
...' are envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the lik cares and passions that infell human life." I here fetched a deep sigh; ' Alas,' said I, ' man was surely made in vain ! how is he given away to misery and mortality ! tortured in life, and swallowed...
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