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" Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours, and abate That glare of life which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are pioneers, to smooth... "
The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ... - Page 49
by Edward Young - 1750 - 326 pages
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A Backward Glance: The Story of John Ridley, a Pioneer

Annie E. Ridley - Harvesting machinery - 1904 - 445 pages
...dissolving views. The dissolving views of life can only be seen when the ordinary lights are obscure : ' Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud To damp our brainless ardour and abate That glare of light that often blinds the wise.' And so of other troubles...
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The Daring Muse: Augustan Poetry Reconsidered

Margaret Anne Doody, Professor of English Margaret Anne Doody - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 288 pages
...these ? It brings us more than triple aid ; an aid To chase our thoughtlessness, fear, pnde, and guilt. Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud. To damp our brainless ardours, and abate That glare of life which often blinds the wise: Our dying friends are...
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the ladys magazine or entretaing companion for the fair sex

The Lady's Magazine VOL.XII for the year 1781 - 1781
...merit. My uncle ufed frequently to quote thofe favourite lines of Dr. You SB in his Night Thoughts : «' Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainlefs ardours ; and abate That glare of life, which often blinds the wife. Our dying friend« гге piunccrs,...
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The New Lady's Magazine, Or, Polite and Entertaining Companion for ..., Volume 2

1787
...lady's wit and good humour had not almoft intirely engrofied their attention. THE CLOW N. Number VI. Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainlefs ardours, and abate That glare of life, wHcn often blinds the wife. YOUNC. IN the midft of our youthful...
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Sermons

Rev.Samuel Davies - 1864
...These are very solemn monitors; and that heart is hard, indeed, that does not feel their reproof. * Our dying friends come o'er us like a cloud, To damp our brainless ardours, and abate That glare of light which often blinds the wise. Our dying friends are...
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