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" tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wisdom is push'd out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time ; Year after year it steals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of... "
The beauties of English poesy - Page 108
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1767
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ...

Edward Young - Bible - 1750 - 326 pages
...beware, Beware, LORENZO! a jlomj-fndden Death. How dreadful that deliberate Surprize ! Be wife To day ; 'tis Madnefs to defer; Next Day the fatal Precedent...plead ; Thus on, till Wifdom is pufh'd out of Life. Procrajlinatien is the Thief of Time ; Year after Year it fteals, till all are fled, And to the Mercies...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality..

Edward Young - Bible - 1750 - 404 pages
...Extreme beware, Beware, LORENZO! •a.Jlow-futldcn Death. I low dreadful that deliberate Surprize ! Be wife To-day ; 'tis Madnefs to defer ; Next Day the fatal Precedent will plead ; B 2 Thus 20 ^COMPLAINT: Night K Thus on, till Wifdom is pufh'd out of Life, Procraftination is the...
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The complaint: or, Night-thoughts on life, death, and immortality: To which ...

Edward Young - 1756 - 418 pages
...Extreme beware. Beware, LORENZO! z flow- fudden Death. . • • How dreadful that deliberate Surpri±e \ Be wife To-day ; 'tis Madnefs to defer ; Next Day the fatal Precedent will plead • Thus on, till Wifdofn is pufh'd put of Lrfe^ Procrqftination is the Thief of Time ; Year after Year it fteals, till...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four Volumes

Edward Young - 1762
...tho* for years admonifht home. Of human ills the laft extreme beware, Beware, LORENZO! z. flow fudden. death. How dreadful that deliberate furprize ! Be...fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wifdom is pum'd out of life» Procraftwatien is the thief of time : Year after year it fteals, till all are fled....
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality, to which ...

Edward Young - English poetry - 1775 - 388 pages
...life's futurities, expire. How many fall as fudden, not as fafe! As fudden, though for years admonifh'd home* Of human ills the laft extreme beware, Beware,...will plead; Thus on, till wifdom is pufh'd out of lifei Procraftination is the thief of time; Year after year it fteals, till all are fled, And to the...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 51, Page 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...though for years admonifh'd home. Of human ills the laft extreme beware, Beware, Lorenzo! aflow fudden death. How dreadful that deliberate furprize ! * Be wife to-day ; 'tis madnefs to defer; j9o Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wifdom is pufh'd out of life. Procra/fination...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...And one unbounded SPRING encircle all, THOMSOS. CHAP. XXIII. ON PROCRASTINATION. T> E wife to day ; 'tis madnefs to defer ; •*-^ Next day the fatal...thief of time; Year after year it fteals, till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vaft concerns of an eternal fcene. Of man's miraculous...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

English poetry - 1789 - 352 pages
...fair ideas all her fancy fill. M&s. BARBAULD, T 3° 1 SECT. XVIII. ON PROCRASTINATION. E wife to day ; 'tis madnefs to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent...thief of time ; Year after year it fteals till all are fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vaft concerns of an eternal fcene. Of man's miraculous...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...though for years admonifh'd home. Of human ills the laft extreme beware, Beware, Lorenzo ! a jlmu fudden death. How dreadful that deliberate furprize ! Be wife to-day ; 'tis madnefs to defer ; ,39* Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wifdom is pum'd out of life. Procrfi/fination...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive and Entertaining: In Poetry, from ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791 - 945 pages
...Lorenzo! a flow hidden death. ** How dreadful that deliberate fujprile ! Be wife to-day ; 'tis madncfs to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wifdom is pum'd out of life. Procraftination is the thief of time ; Year after year it fteals, till all arc fled,...
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