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" THE tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground; 'Twas therefore said by ancient sages, That love of life increased with years So much, that in our latter stages, When pains grow sharp, and sickness rages, The greatest love of... "
One Hundred Fables in verse; by various authors. Selected and revised by J ... - Page 125
by One hundred fables, James PLUMPTRE - 1825
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Memorial of the rev. Robert Wood

Robert Wood - 1854
...with greater emphasis of meaning, be applied to the attachment of Christian relations and friends— '"The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground.' "We are very thankful, but not at all surprised, to hear of his calmness, composure, patience and hopes....
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1855 - 381 pages
...is great', I and sits enthroned on the riches of the universe, f THE THREE WARNINGS. (MRS. THRALE.) The tree of deepest root, is found | Least willing still to quit the ground* : | 'T was therefore said by ancient sages, | That love of life increas'd with years | So much, I that,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 pages
...elves, Those who would make us feel — must feel themselves. MRS. THRALE. 1740-1822. Three Warnings. The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground ; 'T was therefore said, by ancient sages, That love of life increased with years So much, that in...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...: Each thought some other Goblin tale Perhaps was just as true. THE THREE WARNINGS. BY MBS. PIOZZI. THE tree of deepest root is found Least willing still...therefore said by ancient sages, That love of life increased with years So much, that in our latter stages, When pains grow sharp, and sickness rages,...
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The National Magazine, Volume 10

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1857
...on in the history of the wicked before the flood vice took a firmer and still firmer hold, just as " The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground." When man at the present time reaches his sixtieth or seventieth year, not only does the infirmity of...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1857 - 448 pages
...^festival of devout and joyous ^thanksgiving to the Deity. C. — THE THREE WARNINGS. FROM MRS. THRALE. 1. THE tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground ; 'T was therefore said, by ancient Usages, That love of life increas'd with years, So much, that in...
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Autobiography, letters and literary remains of mrs. Piozzi, ed ..., Volume 2

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861
...PROSE AND VERSE MISCELLANIES OB ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS IN PROSE AND VERSE.* THE THREE WARNINGS. A TALE. THE tree of deepest root is found Least willing still...therefore said by ancient sages, That love of life increased with years. So much, that in our latter stages, When pains grow sharp and sickness rages,...
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The Literary Women of England: Including a Biographical Epitome of All the ...

Jane Williams - 1861 - 564 pages
...another on her left hand. On the 2nd of May, 1821, she died at Clifton. THE THREE WARNINGS. A TALE. ' The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground : 'T was therefore said, by ancient sages, That love of life increas'd with years So much that in our...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...only known now by her little tale "The Three Warnings." She died at Clifton 1822. THE THREE WARNINGS. THE tree of deepest root is found Least willing still...therefore said by ancient sages, That love of life increased with years So much, that in our latter stages, When pains grow sharp, and sickness rages,...
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An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...yon should pay the expense. RILEY'S Plautus. — The Bacchides, Act I. Scene 2. Page 158. TREE.— The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still...therefore said, by ancient sages, That love of life mcreas'd with yean, So much, that in our later stages, When pains grow sharp, and sickness rages, The...
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