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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
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison - 1856
...are envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and passions that infect human life. " I here fetched a deep sigh ; alas, said I,...compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable aprospect. Look no more, said he, on mau in the first stage of his existence, in his setting out for...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others].

Spectator The - 1857
...Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Lore, with the like cares and payions that infest human lile.' •' I here fetched a deep sigh. ' Alas,' said I, ' man was made in vain '. bow is he given away to nv.fcery and mortality! tortured in life, and swallowed up in drath !' The...
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The Fifth Or Elocutionary Reader: In which the Principles of Elocution are ...

Salem Town - Readers - 1859 - 480 pages
...mortality! tortured in life, and swallowed up in death!" The Gonius, being moved with compassion toward me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. " Look...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 First-[fifth] Reader, Volume 4

Marcius Willson - Readers - 1860
..."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,...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 Fourth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1860 - 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,...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 Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

English language - 1900 - 555 pages
...vain ; how is he given away to misery and mortality, tortured in life, and swallowed up in death I ' " The genius, being moved with compassion towards me,...'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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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1900
...been thus forced upon them. . . . " I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I, man was made in vain f How is he given away to misery and mortality! tortured in life, and swallowed up in death t The Genius, being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. Look...
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International Library of Masterpieces, Literature, Art and Rare ..., Volume 1

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...are envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and passions that infect 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 World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 1

Literature - 1901
...are envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and passions that infect human life. '; I here fetched a deep sigh ; alas, said I,...and swallowed up in death ! The genius, being moved witli compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said he, ou man...
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Nelson's literature readers, selected and annotated by R. Garnett

Richard Garnett - 1902
...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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