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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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A new dictionary of quotations from the Greek, Latin, and modern languages ...

Greek - 1859
...have lived: " that is, I have enjoyed, as they should be enjoyed, the blessings of existence : — " Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call...To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day." DRYDEN. The man who has lived for beneficent purposes, and has laid up a store of good actions, has...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1859
...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...within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have liv'd to-day. Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have possess'd, in spite of fate, are...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1860 - 762 pages
...are from their old foundations torn ; And woods, made thin with winds, their scatter'd honors mourn. 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. Fortune, that with malicious joy Does man, her slave, oppress,...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 15

1867
...gift, how true it is that we have here a joy that nothing can take away : — " Come foul, or fair, or rain, or shine, The joys 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 lived my hour." A view...
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An Autobiography

David Ogilvy - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 208 pages
...have spared you such revelations. 169 Horace wrote my epitaph, and Dryden translated it into English: Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call...say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day. 170 FAVORITE WORDS I am fascinated by this list of words. abcedary akimbo chiaroscuro diapason egregious...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...world! ROBERT BROWNING, (1812-1889) British poet. Pippa Passes, pt. 1, "Morning" (1841). Pippa's song. 3 Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call...say, Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today. JOHN DRYDEN, (1631-1700) British poet, dramatist, critic. "Imitation of Horace," bk. 3, Ode 29 (1685)....
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The Idea of Decline in Western History

Arthur Herman - History - 1997 - 521 pages
...diem. Life was too short, and happiness too fleeting, to permit any postponement of gratification. Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today; Be...The joys I have possessed in spite of Fate are mine . . .6 But the Greco-Roman view of time also contained the conviction that events do not occur at random...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...dead shall live, the living die, And Music shall untune the sky. 3070 (translation of Horace: Odes) Earfy Sunday Mor 3071 (translatlon of Juvenal: Satires) Look round the habitable world! how few Know their own good;...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Literature, 1650-1740

University of Cambridge - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 334 pages
...supreme selfmastery of the retired person: "Happy the Man, and happy he alone, / He, who can call to day his own: / He, who secure within, can say / Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have liv'd to day. / Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, / The joys I have possest, in spight of fate are...
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Feng Shui for Success & Happiness

Richard Webster - House & Home - 1999 - 151 pages
...integrity, we will be happy, successful, and lead worthwhile lives. 10 Fortunate and Unfortunate Directions Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call...say, Tomorrow do thy worst, for I have lived today. — John Drydens translation of Horace We all have four positive and four negative directions, determined...
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