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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: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...their old foundations torn, And woods, made thin with winds, their scatterM honours mourn. Happy tile man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own : Ho who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do tliy worst, for I have liv'd to-day. Be fair, or foul,...
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The alternative: disease and premature death, or health and long life

Joel Pinney - 1838 - 80 pages
...instance of self-deception than is contained in the following infatuated exclamation of a free-liver ? " To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day :...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." Hour indeed,...
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Despotism in America: Or, An Inquiry Into the Nature and Results of the ...

Richard Hildreth - Electronic book - 1840 - 186 pages
...laws do not allow him to possess. When he has consumed a thing he is sure of it, and only then — Be fair or foul, or rain or shine The joys I have possessed in spite of fate are mine, Nor heaven itself upon the past has power, But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour. The...
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The Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson...

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...the reach of accident or violence, nor can be lost either by our own weakness or another's malice : " Be fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have possess'd, in spite of fate are mine Nor Heaven itself upon the past has power, Bat what has been,...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1841
...might well lay down the reins of office and say — " To-morrow do thy worst, for I have liv'd my day; Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine — The joys I have possess'd, in spite of fate are mine; Not heaven itself, upon the past has pow'r— What has been,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 18

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1841
...lines of Dryden, in which he has improved even upon the noble original : * Be fair, or foul, or raiu, or shine, The joys I have possessed, in spite of Fate, are nriiic: Not Jove him Mi upon the past has power, But what haa been, ka* bttn, and I have had my hour.'...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...are from their old foundations torn ; And -woods, made thin with winds, their scatta'd honours mourn. * Y EP ! #f A a Kr@ *f #΋ F[ ? w qI QMD UB Z A G \ N G XzSڙ7 Til-morrow do thy worst, for I have liv'd to-day. Be fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have...
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The Idler Reformed

Rose Ellen Temple - 1846
...doubt the angels above, in choral sounds, echoed again and again, " The sinner prays !" CHAPTER XVI. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call...Be fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have possess'd, in spite of fate, are mine. Not Heaven itself upon the past has power, But what has been,...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - English poetry - 1847 - 530 pages
...from their old foundations torn, And woods, made thin with winds, their scatter'd honours mourn. Hnppy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day...worst, for I have lived to-day. Be fair or foul, or rnin or shine, The joys I have posseas'd, in spite of fate, are Not Heaven itself upon the past has...
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Specimens of the Poets and Poetry of Greece and Rome

William Peter - English poetry - 1847 - 530 pages
...are from their old foundations torn, And woods, made thin with wind?, their scatter'd honours mourn. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call...say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day. Bo fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have possees'd, in spite of fate, are Not Heaven itself...
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