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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 Works of Joseph Addison, Volumes 1-2

Joseph Addison - 1842
..." are Envy, Avarice, Superstition,Despair,Love, with the like cares and passions that infest human red this frugal method of :ifying our pride, we should hardly have m vain! how is he given away to misery and mortality ! tortured in life, and swallowed up in death!"...
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The churchman's monthly companion, ed. by T.K. Arnold

Churchman - 1844
...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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A new theoretical and practical French grammar

Charles Jean Delille - 1844
...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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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,...prospect. " Look no more," said he, " on man in the first stnge of his existence, in his setting out for eternity ; but cast thine eye on that thick mist into...
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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 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...The genius being moved with compassion towards me, bade me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said he, on man in the first stage of his existence,...
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Institutes of English Grammar Methodically Arranged

Goold Brown - English language - 1848 - 311 pages
...peace. — Cowper. LESSON XXII —RULE XVIII. At that hour, O how vain was all sublunary happiness I Alas, said I, man was made in vain ! how is he given away to misery and mortality ! — Addison. O stretch thy reign, fair Peace, from shore to shore, Till conquest cease, and slavery...
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Selections from English prose writers, for translation into Greek and Latin ...

Henry Wright Phillott - 1849
...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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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1849
..."are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life." I here fetched a deep sigh. " Alas ! " said...in death." The Genius, being moved with compassion toward me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. "Look no more," said he, "on man, in the first...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...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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A French grammar

Charles Jean Delille - French language - 1851 - 472 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,...vain ! How is he given away to misery and mortality 1 tortured in life, and swallowed up in death ! " The genius being moved with compassion towards me,...
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