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" The gates of hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way : But, to return, and view the cheerful skies In this the task and mighty labour lies. "
The works of Virgil - Page 219
by Virgil, John Carey, Knightly Chetwood - 1803
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A tale of a tub. The battle of the books [and essays

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...labour under two inconveniences. First, That the foundations being laid too high, they have been often * But to return, and view the cheerful skies; In this the task and mighty labour lies. out of sight, and ever out of hearing. Secondly, That the materials, being very transitory, have suffered...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...labour under two inconveniences. First, That the foundations being laid too high, they have been often * But to return, and view the cheerful skies ; In this the task and mighty labour lies. ancient rule it ought to be the only uncovered vessel in every assembly, where it is rightfully used)...
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Melancholy

Robert Burton - Melancholy - 1801 - 420 pages
...perturbations. " The gates of hell are open night and day; " Smooth the descent, a.nd easy is the way : " But to return, and view the cheerful skies, " In this the task and mighty labor lies." Serious*contemplation, induced by that fpecies of folituff^To highly recommended by the...
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The British Essayists: The Adventurer

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1802
...later at. VIRC. The gates of hell are open night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way : But to return and view the cheerful skies; In this the task and mighty labour lies. DRYDEN. Suffer me to acquaint you, Sir, that I have glittered at the ball, and sparkled in the circle;...
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Select British Classics, Volume 19

English literature - 1803
...labor est. VIRG. The gates of hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the vvay : But to return and view the cheerful skies; In this the task and mighty labour lies. DRYDEK. Suffer me to acquaint you, Sir, that I have glittered at the ball, and sparkled in the circle...
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Select British Classics, Volume 7

English literature - 1803
...hie labor est. The gates of Hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way ; But to return, and view the cheerful skies, In this the task and mighty labour lies. DRYDEN. Of this vice, as of all others, every man who indulges it is conscious ; we all know our own...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson

1806
...labor est. v1RG. The gates of hell are open night and day; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way ; But to return and view the cheerful skies, In this the task and mighty labour lies. DRYDEN. Of this vice, as of all others, every man who indulgesit is conscious ; we all know our...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...is the way : , ' But, to return, and view the chearful skies * In this the task and mighty labor lies. 195 ' To few great Jupiter imparts this grace, ' And those of shining worth, and hjeav'nly race. ' Betwixt those regions, and our upper light, ' Deep forests and impenetrable night...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 1

George Campbell - 1808
...great utility : The gates of hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way : But to return and view the cheerful skies ; In this the task and mighty labour lies *. DRYOEK. Now in regard to the comparison, from which I fear I shall be thought to have digressed,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...Anchises' line ! The gates of hell are open night and day ; Smooth the descent, and easy is the way : But, to return, and view the cheerful skies In this the task and mighty labour lies, To few great Jupiter imparts this grace, And those of shining worth, and heavenly race. Betwixt those...
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