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" tis all a cheat; Yet, fooled with hope, men favour the deceit; Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay: To-morrow's falser than the former day; Lies worse, and, while it says, we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest. "
The Enquirer: Or, Literary, Mathematical, and Philosophical Repository ... - Page 49
edited by - 1812
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Questions in Political Economy, Politics, Morals, Metaphysics, Polite ...

Samuel Bailey - Economics - 1823 - 400 pages
...day ; Lies worse ; and, while it says we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest. Strange cozenage ! None would live past years again ; Yet all hope pleasure in what yet remain ; And from the dregs of life think to receive, What the first sprightly running...
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Gaieties and Gravities: A Series of Essays, Comic Tales, and ..., Volume 1

Horace Smith - English essays - 1825 - 699 pages
...sublime spectacle. How often, in my younger days, have I repeated the well-known lines of Dryden, < . " Strange cozenage ! none would live past years again,...receive ; - ' . . What the first sprightly running would not give : I 'm tired of toiling for this chymic gold, Which fools us young, and beggars us when...
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The Table Talk of Dr. Johnson: Comprising Opinions and Anecdotes of Life and ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - Table-talk - 1825 - 352 pages
...than enjoyed, in t\\f general condition of human life ; and he often quoted these lines of Dryden : " Strange cozenage ! none would live past years again, Yet all hope pleasure from what still remain." For his part, he said, he never passed that week in his life which he would wish to repeat, were an...
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Floral Emblems

Henry Phillips - Emblems - 1825 - 352 pages
...day ; Lies more ; and when it says we shall be blest With some new joy, takes off what we possess. Strange cozenage ! none would live past years again, Yet all hope pleasure in what yet remain ; And from the dregs of life think to receive What the first sprightly running could...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...than enjoyed in the general condition of human life ; and frequently quoted those lines of Dryden : Strange cozenage ! none would live past years again, Yet all hope pleasure from what still remain. For his part, he said, he never passed that week in his life which he would wish to repeat, were an...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...day ; Lies worse ; and while it says we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest. Strange cozenage ! none would live past years again ; Yet all hope pleasure in what yet remain ; And from the dregs of life think to receive, What the first sprightly running...
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The Gossip; or, Literary, domestic, and useful recorder, by Francis Fiddlewood

1826
...day : Lies more ; and when it says we shaft be blest With some new joy, take* oif what we possest. Strange cozenage ! none would live past years again. Yet all hope pleasure in what yet remain." He often says he would not, from matter of choice, even had life many more allurements...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...day; Lies more, and while it says we shall be bless'd With some new joys; cuts off what we possess'd: Strange cozenage! none would live past years again, Yet all hope pleasure in what yet remain: And from the dregs of life think to receive What the first sprightly running could...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...day; Lies more, and while it says we shall be bless'd With some new joys; cuts off what we possess'd: Strange cozenage! none would live past years again, Yet all hope pleasure in what yet remain: And from the dregs of life think to receive What the first sprightly running could...
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The Island Bride: In Six Cantos

Hobart Caunter - 1830 - 244 pages
...dayLies worse, and, whilst it says we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest. Strange cozenage ! — none would live past years again, Yet all hope pleasure from what yet remain, And from the dregs of life hope to receive What to first sprightly running could not give....
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