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" Let us consider that youth is of no long duration, and that in maturer age, when the enchantments of fancy shall cease, and Phantoms of delight dance no more about us, we shall have no comforts but the esteem of wise men, and the means of doing Good. "
Instructive Rambles in London: And the Adjacent Villages. Designed to Amuse ... - Page vii
by Elizabeth Helme - 1798
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Tales and visions: The history of ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787 - 546 pages
...ignorance; and intemperance, though it may fire the fpirits for an hour, will make life fliort or miferable. Let us confider that youth is of no long duration,...that in maturer age, when the enchantments of fancy fhall ceafe, and phantoms of delight dance no more about us, •we lhall have no comforts but the efteem...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 534 pages
...ignorance; and intemperance, though it may fire the fpirits for an hour, will make life fhort or miferable. Let us confider that youth is of no long duration,...that in maturer age, when the enchantments of fancy fhall ceafe, and phantoms of delight dance no more about us, we fhall have no comforts but the efteem...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787 - 560 pages
...ignorance; and intemperance, though it may fire the fpirits for an hour, will make life fhort or miferable. Let us confider that youth is of no long duration, and that in maturcr age, when the enchantments of fancy {hall ceafe, and phantoms of delight dance no more about...
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The Novelist's Magazine, Volume 23

English fiction - 1788 - 778 pages
...intemperance, 1 though it may fire the fpirits fur an • hour, will make life ihort or mifera' ble. Let us confider that youth is of ' no long duration, and that in maturer • ige, when the enchantments of fancy ' (hall ceafe, and phantoms of delight ' dance no moreabout...
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - Ethiopia - 1790 - 318 pages
...; and intemperance, though it may fire the fpirits for an hour, will make life fhort or miferabJe. Let us confider that youth is of no long duration,...that in maturer age, when the enchantments of fancy fhall ceafe, and phantoms of delight dance no more about us, we fhall have no comforts but the efteem...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: A dissertation upon the Greek comedy ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 586 pages
...and intemperance, though it may fire the fpirits for an hour, will make life fhort or miferable. . Let us confider that youth is of no long duration,...that in maturer age, when the enchantments of fancy :fhall ceafe, ^nd phantoms of delight dance no more about us, *e fhall have no comforts but the efteem...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 1

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1795 - 608 pages
...his evening of life will be embittered by univerfal contempt. TOUT H. YOUTH is of long duration; and in maturer age, when the enchantments of fancy (hall ceafe, and phantoms of delight dance no more about us, we mall have no comforts but the efteem of wife men, and the means of doing...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 272 pages
...though it may fire the spirits for an hour , will make life short or mi serable. Let us consider that youth is of no long duration , and that in maturer age , 94 THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. when the enchantments of fancy shall cease , and phantoms of delight...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 162 pages
...intemperance, though it may fire the spirits for an hour, will make life short or miserable. Let us consider that youth is of no long duration, and that in maturer age, when the enchantments of fancy shall cease, and Phantoms of delight dance no more about us, we shall have no comforts but the esteem...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806 - 376 pages
...intemperance, though it may fire the spirits for an hour, will make life short or miserable. Let us consider that youth is of no long duration, and that in maturer age, when the enchantments of fancy shall cease, and phantoms of delight dance no more about us, we shall have no comforts but the esteem...
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