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" Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own : He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived today. Be fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have possessed, in spite of fate, are mine. Not Heaven itself... "
The Odes of Horace: In Four Books Translated Into English Lyric Verse - Page 378
by Horace - 1858 - 475 pages
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...mourn. * The poem seems to have been written during the political conflicts in the city of London. VIII. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call...; He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst,.for I have lived to-day : Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have possessed, in...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 12

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...mourn. • The poem seems to have been written during the political conflicts in the city of London. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call...; He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst^for I have lived to-day: Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have possessed, in spite...
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The British Essayists;: Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...Qfiodcunque retro tit cjfieiet ; ncqut Diffihget, infect umque reddct, Quodjitgieni lemel bora vexrt, Be fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have possessed in spite of fate are mine. Not heav H itself upon the past has pow'r, But what has been has been, and I have had my hour. There is...
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The Life of Abraham Newland, Esq., Late Principal Cashier at the Bank of ...

John Dyer Collier - Bankers - 1808 - 172 pages
...a vivid enjoyment. He coincided with the Lyric poet, although unacquainted with his writings. " But fair or foul, or rain or shine, " The joys I have possessed, in spite of Fate are mine ; " Nor Heaven itself, upen the past has power, " What has been, has been, and I have had my hour."...
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The British Essayists;: Adventurer

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...DECEMBER 12, 1752. • I lie potent su'i J.•tlustiue di^et, cui licit iu dicea Vixiuc, *i.' HOR. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call to-day his gwn ; Ht, who secure within can say, To-nlpnow do thy wprst, for I have lived to-day. TO THE ADVENTURER....
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The Rambler, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English essays - 1809
...retro est efficiet, neque Diftlngct, infectumifue reddet, /•<-•?<,? Suodfugies sfmel hora verit. Be fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have possess'd in spite of fate are mine. Not heav'n itself upon the past has pow'r, But what has been has...
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English Minstrelsy: Being a Selection of Fugitive Poetry from the ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1810 - 264 pages
...are from their old foundations torn. And woods, made thin with winds, their scattered honours mourn. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call...I have possessed, in spite of fate are mine ; Not heaven itself upon the past has power, But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour. Fortune,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...are from their old foundations torn, And woods, made thin with winds, their scatter'd honours mourn. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call to-day his own : He who, secure within, can say, [day ; To-morrow do thy worst, for I have liv'd toBe fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...their scatterM honours mourn. Is sometimes high, and sometimes low, A quiet ebb, or a tempestuous flow, Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call to-day his own : He who, secure within, can say, [day ; To-morrow do thy worst, for I have liv'd toBe fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Dryden, Smith, Duke ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...And woods, made thin with winds, their scatter'd honours mourn. Happy the man, nnd happy he atone, He who can call to-day his own : He who, secure within, can say, [day ; To-morrow do thy worst, for I have Hv'd toBe fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have...
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