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" I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I, man was made in vain ! how is he given away to misery and mortality ! tortured in life, and swallowed up in death ! The genius being moved with compassion towards me, bade me quit so uncomfortable a prospect.... "
The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index - Page 183
by Spectator The - 1811
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest hitman life. ' I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I,...on man in the first stage of his existence, in his getting out for eternity; but cast thine eye on that thick mist into which the tide bears the several...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 258 pages
...envy , avarice , super-- z5o THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. stition , despair , love , with the like cares and passions that infest human life. I here fetched...is he given away to misery and mortality ! tortured iu life , and swallowed up in death ! The genius being moved with compassion towards me , bid me...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - 1805 - 360 pages
...arches. These, said the genius, are envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life. I here fetched...me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said'he, on man in the first stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity; but cast thine...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...urches." " These," said the genius, " are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life. ' I here fetched...prospect. " Look no more," said he, " on man in the lirst stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity ; but cast thiuc eye on that thick mist...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...arches." " These," said the genins, " are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life. ' I here fetched...tortured in life, and swallowed up in death !" The genins being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. " Look no more,"...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1808 - 1120 pages
...tortured in life, and swallowed up in death! The genitis being moved with compassion towards me, bill me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said he, on man in the first stage ol his existence, in his setting out for eternity: but cast thine eye on that thick mist into which...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1809
...arches. ' These, said the genius, are envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and passions that infest human life.' ' I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I, man was made in vain 1 how is he given away to misery and mortality ! tortured in life, and swallowed up in death ! The...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...Despair, Love, with the like cares aud passions Uiat infest human life. a I here fetched a deep sigh. a Alas! said I, man was made in vain! How is he given...so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said lie , on man in the first stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity ; but cast thine...
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The Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - 1820 - 282 pages
...envy, avarice, superstition, despair, love, with the ike cares and passions that infect human life. 6. I here fetched a deep sigh : alas, said I, man was...he, on man in the first stage of his existence, in setting out for eternity ; but cast thine eye on that thick mist into which the tide bears the several...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 pages
...like cares and passions, that infest human life." 'I here fetched a deep sigh. "Alas," said I, " roan was made in vain ! how is he given away to misery...mortality ! tortured in life, and swallowed up in deatli !" The Genius, being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect....
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