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" Insatiate archer: could not one suffice? Thy shaft flew thrice, and thrice my peace was slain. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 420
1812
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 87-88

John Bell - 1796
...mark so mean ? z10 \Vhy thy peculiar rancour wfeAk'd on me? Insatiate Archer! could not one suifke ? Thy shaft flew thrice, and thrice my peace was slain ; And thrice, ere thricS yon' moon had fill'd her horn. 0 Cynthia! why so pale? Dost thou lament z15 Thy wretched neighbour?...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...plunder, why exhaust Thy partial quiver on a mark so mean? 210 Why thy peculiar rancour wreak'd on me? Insatiate archer! could not one suffice? Thy shaft...thrice ; and thrice my peace was slain ; And thrice, e'er thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. 0 Cynthia! why so pale? Dost thou lament 215 Thy wretched...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...lamented, none that has read the " Night " Thoughts" (and who has not read them ?) needs to be informed. Insatiate Archer ! could not one suffice ? Thy shaft flew thrice ; and thrice my peace was slain j And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. Yet how is it possible that Mr. and Mrs. Temple...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts: In Three Volumes, Volume 1

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...dear Narcissa. I was walking in a place called In this celebrated poem he thus addresses Death : " Insatiate archer! could not one suffice? " Thy shaft flew thrice, and thrice my peace was slain J " And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. These lines have been universally understood...
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A True Estimate of Human Life: In which the Passions are Considered in a New ...

Edward Young - 1802 - 107 pages
...died not long after, and to these successive dissolutions, Young alludes in these remarkable lines : Insatiate archer ! could not one suffice ? Thy shaft flew thrice, and thrice my peace was slain ; thrice e'er thrice yon mooa had filled her horn. Mr. and Mrs. Temple are thought to be the Philander...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...lamented, none that has read the " Night " Thoughts" (and who has not read them ?) nee'ds to be informed. Insatiate Archer ! could not one suffice ? Thy shaft...peace was slain ; And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had iill'd her horn. Yet how is it possible that Mr. and Mrs. Temple and Lady Elizabeth Young could _be...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1805
...vil. They begin now to verge from their bigotn, * and allow them at least to be men, though n-tf " Insatiate archer! could not one suffice ? " Thy shaft flew thrice, and thrice my peace wa " slain; " And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill'd he " horn. " christians, I believe); and that...
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Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ...

John Watkins - 1808 - 552 pages
...brother by that of Philander. His apostrophe to death, is very fine: Insatiate archer, could not once suffice ! Thy shaft flew thrice, and thrice my peace was slain, And thrice, ere thrice yon moon renewed her horn. Young had great facility at an extemporaneous epigram. That on Voltaire is well known....
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...plunder, why exhaust Thy partial quiver on a mark so mean ? Why thy peculiar rancour wreak'd on me ? Insatiate archer ! could not one suffice? Thy shaft flew thrice; and thrice mv peace was slain And thrice ere thrice yon moon had fill'd her horn. O Cynthia ! why so pale ? Dost...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...plunder, why exhaust Thy partial quiver on a mark si mean ? Why thy peculiar rancour wreck'd on me? inter reigns. Where slrnv, ye Miuses.inw^at lawnor grove, While your Alexis pines in hopeless lo [horn. And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had fill d her 0 Cynthia ! why-so pale ? dost thou lament Thy...
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