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" Of man's miraculous mistakes, this bears The palm, " That all men are about to live," For ever on the brink of being born : All pay themselves the compliment to think They one day shall not drivel, and their pride On this reversion takes up ready praise... "
Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ... - Page 397
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality..

Edward Young - Bible - 1750 - 404 pages
...would not This be ftrange ? Tkat 'tis fo frequent* This is ftranger ftilL Of Man's miraculous Miftakes, this bears The Palm, " That all Men are about to live,"' For ever on the Brink of being born. All pay themfelves the Compliment to think They, one Day, mall not drivel ; and their Pride On this Reverfion...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ...

Edward Young - Bible - 1750 - 326 pages
...not This be ftrange ? That 'tis fo frequent, This is ftranger ftill. Of Man's miraculous Miftakes, this bears The Palm, " That all Men are about to live," For ever on the Brink of being born. All pay themfelves the Compliment to think They, one Day, mall not drivel ; and their PrideOn this Reverfion...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four Volumes, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1762
...ftrange ? That 'tis fe frequent, This is ftranger flill. ! Of man's miraculous rniftakes, this bears Thft The palm, " That all men are about to live," For ever on the brink of being born. .. All pay themfelves the compliment to think They one day fhall not drivel : and their pride On this reverfion...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality, to which ...

Edward Young - English poetry - 1775 - 388 pages
...not this be ftrange? That 'tis fo frequent, this is ftranger ftill. Of man's miraculous mi flakes, this bears The palm, " That all men are about to live," For ever on the brink of being born. All pay themfelves the compliment to think They one day fhall not drivel; and their pride On this reverfion...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...the mercies of a moment leaves The vaft concerns of an eternal fcene. Of man's miraculous miftakes, this bears The palm, " That all men are about to live," For ever on the brink of being born. All pay themfelves the compliment to think They, one day, fhall not drivel ; and their pride On this reverfion...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

English poetry - 1789 - 352 pages
...the mercies of a moment leaves The vaft concerns of an eternal fcene. Of man's miraculous miftakes, this bears The palm, That all men are about to live, For ever on the brink of being born. All pay themfelves the compliment to think They one day fhall not drivel ; and their pride On this reverfion...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts ...

Edward Young - 1792
...not This be ftrange ? That 'tis fo frequent, This is ftranger ftill. Of man's miraculous miftakes, this bears The palm, " That all men are about to live," For ever on -the brink of being born. AH pay themfelves the compliment to think They one day fhall not drivel : and their pride On this reverfion...
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The Evangelical Magazine

Religion - 1807
...as Pyrrhus was, who ardently engaged in llicse ambitious pursuits, and at last perished in them.' " Of man's miraculous mistakes this bears The palm :...about to live," For ever on the brink of being born !" There is a wonderful propensity in man to engage in vain pursuits ; to live in a constant bustle...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poetry - 1795
...not this be ftraoge t That 'tis fo frequent, ttii is ftrangcr flill. Of man's miraculous miftakes, this bears The palm, " That all men are about to live," For ever on the brink of being born, All pay tlicmfelves the compliment to think They one day fhall not drivel : and their prideOn this rcverfion...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 87-88

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...leaves 395 Of man's miraculous mistakes this bears The palm, " That all men are about to live," 400 For ever on the brink of being born. All pay themselves...to think They one day shall not drivel, and their prule On this reversion takes up ready praise : At least their own; their future selves applauds. 405...
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