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" Time sensibly all things impairs; Our fathers have been worse than theirs ; And we than ours; next age will see A race more profligate than we (With all the pains we take) have skill enough to be. "
An Enquiry Into the Morals of the Ancients - Page 283
by George England - 1735 - 369 pages
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...fenfibly all things impairs, Our Fathers have been worfe than theirs, And we than ours; next Age will lie A Race more profligate, than we, With all the Pains we take, have Skill enough to be. Rtfc. &r. The Wicked, when compar'd with the more Wicked, Look beautiful ; and not to be the worft...
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The first (-sixth) part of Miscellany poems, publ. by Mr. Dryden, Part 1

Miscellany poems - 1716
...friendly Bowls the labour of the day. Time fenfibly all things impairs ; Our Fathers have been worfe than theirs ; And we than Ours, next Age will fee...(With all the pains we take) have skill enough to be. The IV. ODE of the FIRST BOOK of HORACE. COnquer'd with foft and pleafing Charms, And never-failing...
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Miscellany Poems: Containing Variety of New Translations of the ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - Classical poetry - 1716
...friendly Bowls the labour of the day. Time fenfrbly all things impairs ; Our Fathers have been worfe than theirs ; And we than Ours, next Age will fee. A Race more profligare than we (With all the pains we rake) have skill enough to be. "The IV. ODE of the FIRST...
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Poems by the Earl of Roscommon: To which is Added an Essay on Poetry

Wentworth Dillon Earl of Roscommon - English poetry - 1717 - 536 pages
...friendly Bowls the labour of the [Day. Time fenfibly all things impairs : Our Fathers have been worfe than theirs ; And we than Ours ; next Age will fee...all the Pains we take ) have skill enough [to be. M REMAR.QJUES REMARQUES OK THE • ' . ..; , Foregoing ODE. TtiU Ode is a Lejfrn of Morality. Horace...
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The Odes & Satyrs of Horace, that Have Been Done Into English by the Most ...

Horace - 1717 - 203 pages
...friendly Bowls the Labour of the Day. Time fenfibly all things impairs, Our Fathers have been worfe than theirs, And we than ours, Next Age will fee A...(With all the Pains we take) have Skill enough to be; ODE ODE VII. Imiiaied by Mr. S TE PN EY, r. DEar Molly, why fo oft in Tears? Why all thefc Jealoufies...
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The Complete Art of Poetry ...

Charles Gildon - English poetry - 1718
...not the holier Work. 'Shak. DEGENERATE. Time fenfibly all Things impair?, Our Fathers have been worfe than theirs, And we than ours; next Age will fee A Race more profligate, than we, Vith all the Pains we take, have Sltill enough to be. (Rofc. Hor. DELAY. On the other fate D?/<y, Bfhind...
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Medulla poetarum romanorum, The most beautiful and instructive ..., Volume 1

Henry Baker - 1737
...only changes Seats. Id, DEGENERACY. TIME fenfibly all Things impairs : Our Fathers have been worfe than theirs, And we than ours: — next Age will fee A Race more profligate than we. Rofcommon. The Fates decree, that all Things here below Ruih into Worfe, and ever downward go : Not...
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The Guardian, Volume 1

1747
...daturas Progenittn vitiofiorem. Hor. Oi 6. 1. 5. v. 46. Our Fathers have heen worfe than t heirs t And we than ours : next Age will fee A Race more profligate than we. RoSCOMXfbV. Bion and Mofchus |_ are the moft famous amongft the Greek Writers of Paftorals. The two...
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The poetical works of ... Wentworth Dillon, earl of Roscommon

Wentworth Dillon (4th earl of Roscommon.) - 1749
...copy may be faid to excel the original. Time fenfibly all things impairs : Our fathers have been worfe than theirs ; And we than ours ; next age will fee...profligate than we (With all the pains we take) have fkill enough to be. " As your father; left children not fo good as themfelves, fo " you will leave...
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A Supplement to the Works of the Most Celebrated Minor Poets ...

Wentworth Dillon Earl of Roscommon - English poetry - 1750 - 475 pages
...friendly bowls the labour of the day. Time fenfibly all things impairs ; Our fathers have been worfe than theirs ; And we than ours ; next age will fee...profligate than we (With all the pains we take) have fkill enough to be. TRANSLATION of the following Verfe from Lu с AN. Viftrix Caufa Dus placuit, fed...
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