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" While man is growing, life is in decrease; And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb. Our birth is nothing but our death begun ; As tapers waste, that instant they take fire. "
The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality.. - Page 128
by Edward Young - 1750 - 404 pages
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The poetical works of ... E. Young. With the life of the author ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1799 - 312 pages
...The bold invader fhares the prefent hour. 715 ij Each moment on the former fhuts the grave. 3 \Vhile man is growing, life is in decreafe, '^ And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb. Our birth js nothing but our death begun, A* -tapers wafte that inftant they take fire. 710 J Shall we then fear...
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Young. Churchill. Lloyd. Falconer. Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 542 pages
...ycjlerday ; The bold invader ftiares the pnfint hour. 715 Each moment on the former (huts the grave. While man is growing, life is in decreafe ; And cradles...Our birth is nothing but our death begun : As tapers wade, that indant they take fire. 720 Shall we then fear, led that Ihould come to Which comes to pafs...
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The Complaint, Or Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality: Also, The ...

Edward Young - 1800 - 290 pages
...;mj yejlerday ; The bold invader {hares iheprifeni hour. Each moment on the former (huts the grave: While man is growing, life is in decreafe ; And cradles...nearer to the tomb. Our birth is nothing but our death beguu y As tapers wafte, that inftantthey take fire.. Shall we then fearr left that fhould come to...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 416 pages
...present hour. Each moment on the former shuts the grave. While man is growing, life is in decrease ; And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb. Our birth is nothing but our death begun ; As tapers waste, that instant they take fire. Shall we then fear, lest that should come to pass, Which comes...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts: In Three Volumes, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802 - 416 pages
...present hour. Each moment on the former shuts the grave. While man is growing, life is in decrease ; And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb. Our birth is nothing but our death begun; As tapers waste, that instant they take fire. Shall we then fear, lest that should come to pass, Which comes...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802 - 402 pages
...present hour. Each moment on the former shuts the grave. While man is growing, life is in decrease ; And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb. Our birth is nothing but our death begun; As tapers waste, that instant they take fire. Shall we then fear, lest that should come to pass, Which comes...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 412 pages
...present hour. Each moment on the former shuts the grave, While man is growing, life is in decrease ; And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb. Our birth is nothing but our death begun ; As tapers waste, that instant they take fire. Shall we then fear, lest that should come to pass, Which comes...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 8

Great Britain - 1804 - 540 pages
...hour. 715 r.ach momcut on the former fliute :he grave. While man is growing, life is in decreafc ; And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb. Our birth is nothing but our death begun : As tape« walle, that inftant they take fire. 720 Shall we then fear, left that fhould come to pafs, Which...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality: To which ...

Edward Young - 1805 - 326 pages
...my yefterday ; The bold invader fhares the prefent hour. Each moment on the former fhuts the grave. While man is growing, life is in decreafe ; And cradles...fear, left that fhould come to pafs, Which comes to pals each moment of our lives ? If fear we muft, let that death turn us pale, Which murders ltrength...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1805 - 284 pages
...present hour. Each moment on the former shuts the grave. While man is growing, life is in decrease; And cradles rock us nearer to the tomb. Our birth is nothing but our death begun ; As tapers waste that instant they v take fire. But you are learn'd ; in volumes, deep you sit; In wisdom, shallow...
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