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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 31
edited by - 1779
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The seraph, a collection of divine hymns and poems from the best authors

Seraph - 1754 - 294 pages
...the throng : j4dam falutes his youngeft fon ; no fign Of all thole ages which their births disjoin. How empty learning, and how vain is art, But as it mends the life, and guides the heart ? Whatvolumes have been fwell'd, what time been fpent, To fix a hero's birth-day or defcent ? 'What...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts ...

Edward Young - 1762 - 412 pages
...the throng : ADAM falutes his youngeft fon ; no fign Of all thofe ages, which their births disjoin. How empty learning, and how vain is art, But as it...been fwell'd, what time been fpent, To fix a hero's birth day, or defcent ? What joy muft it now yield, what rapture raife, To fee the glorious race of...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four [i.e. Five ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1767 - 272 pages
...the throng : ADAM falutes his youngeft fon ; no fign Of all thofe ages, which their births disjoin. ' How empty learning, and how vain is art, But as it mends the life, and guides the heart ? AYharvolumes have been fwell'd, what time been fpent, To fix a hero's birth-day, or defcent ? What...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 60

English poets - 1790 - 286 pages
...throng : Adam falut«s his youngeft fon ; no fign Of all thofe ages, which their births disjoin. 1.70 How empty learning-, and how vain is art, But as it...! What joy muft it now yield* what rapture raife, 1 75To fee the glorious race of ancient days ; To greet thofe worthies, who perhaps have flood Illuftrious...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 510 pages
...the throng : Adam falutes his youngeft ion ; no fign Of all thofe ages which their births disjoin. How empty learning, and how vain is art, But as it...heart ! What volumes have been fwell'd, what time been To fix a hero's birth-day or defcent ? [fpent, \Vhat joy muft it now yield, what rapture raife, To...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 966 pages
...in the throng: Adam lalutcs his youngeft Ion ; no fign Of all thofe ages which their births disjoin. How empty learning, and how vain is art, But as it...life, and guides the heart' What volumes have been fwcll'd, wnattime been To fix a hero's birth-day or defcentr [fpect, What joy muft it now yield, what...
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The Works of the British Poets, Volume 10

Robert Anderson - 1795 - 1036 pages
...How empty learning, and how vain a art, B t aj it mende the life, and guides the heart ! What volume* have been fwell'd, what time been fpent, To fix a hero's birth-day or deicenc ! V hit joy muft it now yield, what rapture raife, To ice the glorious MCC ot ancient days...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 574 pages
...the ihrong : Adam falutcs кв youngi.ll Ion ; no lign Of all thole ages which their births disjoin. How empty learning, and how vain is art, But as it...heart ! What volumes have been fwell'd, what time been To fix a hero's birth-day or delcent ? [1'pcnr, What joy m uft it now yield, what rapture railè, To...
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The poetical works of ... E. Young. With the life of the author ..., Volume 2

Edward Young - 1799 - 314 pages
...deluge all below, And ev'ry age and nation pours along ; Nimrod and Bourbon mingle in the throng ; Adam falutes his youngeft fon : no fign Of all thofe...learning, and how vain is art ! But as it mends the li(e, and guides the heart ! What volumes have been fwell'd, what time been fpent, To fix a hero's...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

1800 - 322 pages
...in the throng: Adam salutes his youngest son: no sign Of all those ages, which their births disjoin. How empty learning, and how vain is art, . But as...life, and guides the heart ! What volumes have been swell'd, what time been. spent, To fix a hero's birth-day, or descent! What joy must it now yield,...
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