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" Death's tremendous blow. The knell, the shroud, the mattock, and the grave; The deep damp vault, the darkness, and the worm ; These are the bugbears of a winter's eve, The terrors of the living, not the dead. Imagination's fool, and Error's wretch, Man... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 62
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ...

Edward Young - 1750 - 350 pages
...Man Receives, notfufferi Death's tremendous Blow. The Knell, the Shroud, the Mattock, and the Grave ; The deep damp Vault, the Darknefs, and the Worm ;...Wretch, Man makes a Death, which Nature never made ; Then on the Point of his own Fancy falls ; And feels a thoufand Deaths, in fearing one. But was Death...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality..

Edward Young - 1750 - 416 pages
...Knell, the. Shroud, the Mattock, and the Grave ; The deep damp Vault, the Darknefs, and the Worm ; Thde are the Bugbears of a Winter's Eve, The Terrors of the Living, not the Dead. Imagination'?, Fool, and Error's Wretch, Man makes a Death, which Nature never Then on the Point of...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four Volumes, Volume 3

Edward Young - 1762 - 292 pages
...Receives, Receives, notfu/ers, death's tremendous blow. The knell, the fhroud, the mattock, and the grave ; The deep damp vault, the darknefs, and the worm ;...winter's eve, The terrors of the living, not the dead. Imaginations fool, and errors wretch, Man makes a death, which nature never made; Then on the point...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death and Immortality. To which ...

Edward Young - 1773 - 354 pages
...the Shroud, the Mattock, and the Grave ; The deep damp Vault, the Darknefs, and the Worm ; i Thefe Thefe are the Bugbears of a Winter's Eve, The Terrors...the - Living, not the Dead. Imagination's Fool, and Errcr's Wretch, Man makes a Death, which Nature never made ; Then on the Point of his own Fancy falls...
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality: To which ...

Edward Young - 1775 - 408 pages
...man Receives, not fuffers death's tremendous blow. The knell, the fhroud, the mattock and the grave; The deep damp vault, the darknefs, and the worm ;...wretch, Man makes a death, which nature never made; Then on the point of his own fancy falls ; And feels a thoufand deaths, in fearing one. But were death...
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The epistles of Lucius Annæus Seneca [tr.] with large annotations ..., Volume 1

Lucius Annaeus Seneca - 1786 - 342 pages
...cure. Why ftart at death ? Where is he ? Death arriv'd, Is pad ; not come, or gone ; he's never here. Imagination's fool, and Error's wretch, Man makes a death which Nature never made ; Then on the point of his own fancy falls, And feels a thoufand deaths in fearing one. young. (d)...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 61

English poets - 1790 - 280 pages
...fenfation fails ; black-boding man Receives, not foffers, death's tremendous blow. The knell, the Ihroud, the mattock, and the grave ; 10 The deep damp vault,...living, not the dead. Imagination's fool, and error's wretchj Man makes a death, which nature never made ; 15 Then on the point of his own fancy falls ;...
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The Works Of The Author Of The Night-Thoughts: In Three Volumes, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1792 - 354 pages
...kneil, the fhroud, the mattock, and the grave ; The deep damp vault, the darknef's, and the woVm j Thefe are the bugbears of a winter's eve> The terrors of the living, not the dead. I Imagination's fool, and error's wretch, Man makes a death, which nature never made ; Then on the...
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The Works of the British Poets, Volume 10

Robert Anderson - 1795 - 1036 pages
...man Jliami, not/offers, death's tremendous blow. The knell, the ihroud, the mattock, and the grave The deep damp vault, the darknefs, and the worm; Thefe...winter's eve, The terrors of the living, not the dead. Jrrraginaticn'i fool, and error's* Wretch, Man makes a death, which nature never made ; Then on the...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 574 pages
...The knell, thcmroud.thc mattock.and the grave; The deep damp vault, the darknefs, and thevvormj Thclc are the bugbears of a winter's eve, The terrors of...wretch, Man makes a death which nature never made j Then on the point of his own fancy falls ; And ieels a thoufand deaths, in fearing one. 103. Df.itb...
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