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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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Second collection of instructive extracts: no.vi of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...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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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...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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Evergreen, Volumes 7-8

Christian literature, American - 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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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]: with a biogr. and critical preface ...

Spectator The - 1853
...are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and pas* sions 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 Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the ..., Volumes 3-4

Spectator The - 1853
...the like cares and passions that infest human life." ' I here fetched a deep sigh. "Alas," said 1, " man was made in vain! how is he given away to misery..."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 Spectator, Volume 2

Alexander Chalmers - Spectator (London, England : 1711) - 1853
...the like cares and passions that infest human life.' " I here fetched a deep sigh. ' Alas,' said I, 1 Man was made in vain ! how is he given away to misery...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 Spectator

1853 - 742 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...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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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Children - 1853 - 336 pages
...are Envy, Avarice, * Superstition, Despair, Love, with the lie 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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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...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 was made in vain ! how he is given away to misery and mortality ! tortured in life, swallowed up in death!" The genius, being...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Containing Elegant Extracts ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Children - 1853 - 336 pages
...are Envy, Avarice, + Superetition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life." I here fetched a deep sigh. "Alas ! " said I, "man was mad} in vain ! how is he given away to misery and mortality 1 tortured in life, and swallowed up in...
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