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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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English Essays

Edward Everett Hale - English essays - 1902 - 240 pages
...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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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - English literature - 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 I,...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...
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Appletons' School Readers: (five Book Edition)

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1902
...like cares and passions that infest Human Life." 12. I here fetched a deep sigh. " Alas," said J, " man was made in vain ! How is he given away to misery...swallowed up in death ! " The genius, being moved in compassion toward me, bade me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. " Look no more," said he, " on man...
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Literature for Fifth-reader Grades ...

Sherman Williams - Readers - 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 I, "man was made in vain! tortured in life, and swallowed up in death! " The genius, being moved in compassion toward me, bade...
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Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of ...

Freemasons. Grand Lodge of the State of New York - 1902
...into the tide beneath. This was a picture of human life. ' ' Alas/ said the beholder, ' how is man given away to misery and mortality; tortured in life and swallowed up in death.' " The good genius who attended the dreamer told him to turn his eyes down the stream, and there, when the...
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English Prose from Mandeville to Ruskin

William Peacock - English literature - 1903 - 379 pages
...prospect, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it; " Take thine eyes off the bridge," said he, " and tell ' 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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Compositions & Translations, Volume 20

Henry Charles Finch Mason - English poetry - 1903 - 167 pages
...тш Seo"тгOTj7 -)┐a\eTra1vшv a^ooš Trepicrcrov тю May 20, 1893. THE VISION OF MIRZA. ═HERE fetched a deep sigh. ' Alas/ said I, ' man was made...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...
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Fifth Reading Book

William T. Vlymen - Readers - 1904 - 512 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...and swallowed up in death! " The genius, being moved in compassion toward me, bade me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. " Look no more," said he, " on man...
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History of English Literature...

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1904
...lie in their way, and which they might have escaped had they not been thus forced upon them. . . . " I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I, man was made in yam ! How is he given away to misery and mortality I tortured in life, and swallowed up in death ....
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English Essays

Walter Cochrane Bronson - Digital images - 1905 - 404 pages
...are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions 25 that infest human life.' "I here fetched a deep sigh. 'Alas,' said I,...genius, being moved with compassion towards me, bid me 30 quit so uncomfortable a prospect. ' Look no more,' said he, ' on man in the first stage of his existence,...
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