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" From six i' th' hundred to six hundred more ? Indulge, and to thy genius freely give ; For, not to live at ease, is not to live. Death stalks behind thee, and each flying hour Does some loose remnant of thy life devour. "
Lives of the Roman Poets: Containing a Critical and Historical Account of ... - Page 256
by Lewis Crusius - 1733
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...is not to live : Death ftalks behind thee, and each flying Hour Does fome loofe Remnant of thy Life devour. Live while thou liv'ft, for Death will make us all A Name, a Nothing but an old Wife's Tale. Dryd. Perf. Short Bounds of Life are fet to mortal Man ; 'Tis Virtue's Work alone to ftretch the narrow...
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The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, tr. into Engl. verse, by mr. Dryden ...

Juvenal - 1726
...is not to live; Death ftalks behind thee, and each flying Hour Does fome loofe Remnant of thy Life devour. Live, while thou liv'ft; for Death will make us all * A Name, a Nothing but an Old Wire's Tale. Speak ; wilt thou Avarice, or Pleafure, chufc To be thy Lord? Take one, and one rcfufc....
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The Satyrs of Decimus Junius Juvenalis: and of Aulus Persius Flaccus

Juvenal - Satire, English - 1735 - 296 pages
...is not to live ; Death (talks behind thee, and each flying Hoar Does feme loofe Remnant of thy Life devour. Live, while thou liv'ft; for Death will make...Tale. Speak} wilt thou Avarice, or Pleafure, chufe To be thy Lord? Take one, and one refufe. But both, by turns, the Rule of thee will have; And thou,...
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The Lives of the Roman Poets: Containing a Critical and Historical Account ...

Lewis Crusius - Latin poetry - 1753
...more? Indulge, and to thy genius freely give. For not to live at eafe, is not to live : Death ftalks behind thee, and each flying hour Does fome loofe...wife's tale. Speak, wilt thou avarice or pleafure chufe ? Drydtn. I (hall only quote another paflage, which being an imitation of • Horace, the Reader may...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq;: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1760
...is not to live ; Death ftalks behind thee, and each flying hour Does fome loofe remnant of thy life devour. Live, while thou liv'ft ; for death will make...tale. Speak ; wilt thou Avarice, or Pleafure, chufe To be thy lord ? Take one, and one refufe. But both, by turns, the rule of thee will have ; And thou,...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 4

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...behind thce, and each flying hour Does fome loofe remnant of thy life devour. Live, while thou liv'ft 5 for death will make us all A name, a nothing but an...tale. Speak ; wilt thou Avarice, or Pleafure, chufe To be thy lord ? Take one, and one refufe. But both, by turns, the rule of thee will have ; And thou,...
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The Parasite, Volumes 1-2

English fiction - 1765 - 228 pages
...to.live : Death Death ftalks behind thee, and each flying Hour Does fome loofe Remnant of thy Life devour. Live while thou liv'ft ; for Death will make us all A Name—a Nothing—but an Old Wife's Tale. Thefe Lines, which Dick met with in the Spectator, tranflated...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...is not to live ; Death flalks behind thee, and each flying hour Does fome loofe remnant of thy life devour. Live, while thou liv'ft ; for death will make...tale. Speak ? wilt thou Avarice, or Pleafure, chufe To be thy lord ? Take one, and one refufe. But both, by turns, the rule of thee will have; And thou,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 19

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...is not to live ; Death ftalks behind thee, and each flying hour Does fome loofe remnant of thy life devour. Live, while thou liv'ft ; for death will make...tale. Speak; wilt thou Avarice, or Pleafure, chufe To be thy lord ? Take one, and one refrtfe. But both, by turns, the rule of thee will have ; And thou,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 17-19

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...is not to live; Death ftalks behind thee, and each flying hour Does fome loofe remnant of thy life devour. Live> while thou liv'ft ; for death will make us all A name, a nothing but an old wife's tale. Spe;ik ; wilt thou Avarice, or Pleafure, chufe To be thy lord ? Take one, and one refuft. But both,...
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