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Life of Ages, richly poured,
Love of God unspent and free,
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Nobody can write the life of a man, but those who have eat and drunk and lived in social intercourse with him.
The world 's a bubble, and the life of man
Less then a span:
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In comparing these two writers, he [Samuel Johnson] used this expression: "that there was as great a difference between them as be ...
Is not a patron, my lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, ...
He that outlives a wife whom he has long loved, sees himself disjoined from the only mind that has the same hopes, and fears, and ...
You find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; ...
Surely life, if it be not long, is tedious, since we are forced to call in the assistance of so many trifles to rid us of our time ...
There is, indeed, nothing that so much seduces reason from vigilance, as the thought of passing life with an amiable woman.
A mere literary man is a dull man; a man who is solely a man of business is a selfish man; but when literature and commerce are un ...
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