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" Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour ? What though we wade in wealth, or soar in fame ? Earth's highest station ends in, " Here he lies," And " Dust to dust "
Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality - Page 72
by Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ...

Edward Young - 1750 - 350 pages
...Hunt, of noify Men, Bui I Bi'.rft Law's Inclofure, leap the Mounds of Right, Purfuing, and purfu'd, each other's Prey ; As Wolves, for Rapine ; as the...Triumphs of an Hour ? What, tho' we wade in Wealth, or foar in Fame ? Earth s higheft Station ends in, " Here he lies :" And " Duft to Duft " concludes her...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality..

Edward Young - 1750 - 416 pages
...Inclcfure, leap the Mounds of Right, Purfuing and purfu'd, each other's Prey; As Wolves, for Rap:ne ; as the Fox, for Wiles ; Till Death, that mighty Hunter,...Triumphs of an Hour ? What, tho' we wade in Wealth, or foar in Fame ? Earth's higheft Station ends in, " Here he lies :" And " Duft to Duft " concludes her...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four Volumes, Volume 3

Edward Young - 1762 - 292 pages
...As wolves, for rapine ; as the fox, for wiles ; Till Death, that mighty hunter, earths them all. f Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour ? What tho' we wade in wealth, or foar in fame ? 4 Earth's Earth's higheft ftation ends in, " Here he lies : " And " duft tojuft '^concludes...
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The Works Of The Author Of The Night-Thoughts: In Three Volumes, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1792 - 354 pages
...prey ; As wolves, for rapine ; as the fox, for wiles ; Tifl Death, that mighty hunter, earths them alh Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour ? What tho' we wade in wealth, or foar in fame ? Earth's higheft ftation ends in " Here he lies :" And " duft to duft" concludes her...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 432 pages
...Death, that mighty hunter, earths them all. Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour? What, though we wade in wealth, or soar in fame, Earth's highest...:" And " Dust to dust" concludes her noblest song. 100 If this song lives, posterity shall know One (though in Britain born, with courtiers bred) Who...
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The Complaint, Or Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality: Also, The ...

Edward Young - 1800 - 290 pages
...other's preyj F As wolves for rapine ; as the fox, for wiles; Till Death, that mighty hunter, earth's them all. Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour ? What tho' we wade in wealth, or foar in fame ? Earth's higheft ftation ends in, " Here he lies ;" And "dull to duft'! concludes her...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 714 pages
...of approbation so swelled beyond their real bulk, they will hardly shut. What What though we vrade in wealth, or soar in fame Earth's highest station ends in Here hi lies! And dust it dust concludes her noblest song. The author of these lines is not without his...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 416 pages
...Fear of Death. Here, like a shepherd gazing from his hut, Touching his reed, or leaning on his staff, Eager ambition's fiery chace I see ; I see the circling...:" And " dust to dust" concludes her noblest song. Jf this song lives, posterity shall know One, tho' in Britain born, with courtiers bred, Who thought...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804 - 716 pages
...of approbation so swelled beyond their real bulk, that they will hardly shut. • What What though we wade in wealth, or soar in fame ! Earth's highest station ends in Here fie /;'/ And dust la rfW Concludes her noblest song. The author of these lines is not without his...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1805 - 284 pages
...death, that mighty hunter, earths them all. Why all this toil for triumphs of an hour ? \Vhat, though we wade in wealth, or soar in fame, Earth's highest...song. If this song lives, posterity shall know One (though in Britain born, with courtiers bred,) Who thought e'en gold might come a day too late ; Nor...
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