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" There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn? Where is to-morrow? In another world. For numbers this is certain; the reverse Is sure to none; and yet on this perhaps... "
The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ... - Page 13
by Edward Young - 1750 - 326 pages
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - English essays - 1767 - 12 pages
...inviolable oath is fworn Deep filence, " Where Eternity begins." By Nature's law, what may be, may be now; There's no prerogative in human hours, In human hearts....In another world. For numbers this is certain ; the reverie Is fure to none; and yet on this perhaps, This peradventure, infamous for lyes, As on a rock...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 61

English poets - 1790
...is fwora Deep filence, " Where eternity begins." 370 By By nature's law, what may be, may be ttow ; There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts...to-morrow's dawn ? Where is to-morr.ow ? In another world. 375 For numbers this is certain ; the reverfe Is fure to none ; and yet .on this perhaps, This peradventure,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poetry - 1795
...inviolable oath is fworn Deep filence, " Where eternity begins." By nature's law, what may be, may be wę* There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rife, Than man's preemption on to-morrow's dawn .' Where is to morrow ? In another world* fur numbers this if certain...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Prrfumption ofilf{>fr.iii>;g en "To • morrow. T> Y Nature's law, what may be, may be now ; •*-* There 's no prerogative in human hours: In human hearts what...to-morrow's dawn? Where is to-morrow ? In another world. Fur numbers this is certain ; the reverie Is fure to none; and yet on this perhaps, This pcradventure,...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...oath is sworn Deep silence, " Where eternity begins." 370 By Nature's law, what may be, may be now; There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise, Than Man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn? Where is to-morrow? In another world. 375 For numbers...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1799 - 356 pages
...health, with bus'nefs unperplex'd, This life we relifli, and enfure the next. Prefutne not on to-morrow. In human hearts what bolder thought can rife, Than man's prefumption on to-morrow's dawn ? * By folitude here is meant, a temporary ftclufion from the world. Where is to-morrow ? In another...
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The poetical works of ... E. Young. With the life of the author ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1799
...oath is l'worn Beep file:xe, " where eternity begins." 370 By Nature's law, what may be, may be now ; There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rift That man's prefumption on to morrow's dawn ?: Where is to-morrow ? In another world. 375 For numbers...
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The Complaint, Or Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality: Also, The ...

Edward Young - 1800
...inviolable oath is fworn Deep filenoe, "Where eternity begins." By Nature's law/what may be, may be r,o<w ; There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rife Than manVprefumption on to-morrow's dawn J ; Where is to-morrow ? In another world, for numbers- this i*...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1802 - 361 pages
...inviolable oath is sworn Deep silence, " Where eternity begins." By nature's law, what may be, may be now, There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise, Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn? c Where is to-morrow ? In another world. For numbers...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...inviolable oath is sworn Deep silence, "Where eternity begins." By nature's law, what may be, may be now, There's no prerogative in human hours. In human hearts what bolder thought can rise, Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn ? Where is to-morrow ? In another world. For numbers...
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