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" Our present race of ephemerae will in a course of minutes become corrupt, like those of other and older bushes, and consequently as wretched : and in philosophy how small our progress ! Alas ! art is long, and life is short ! My friends would comfort... "
A manual of essays, selected from various authors - Page 226
by Manual - 1809
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The New-York magazine; or, Literary repository

Literary Criticism - 1792
...life is fhort. My friends would comfort me with the ide.i of a name, they fay I mall leave behind me j and they tell me I have lived long enough to nature and to glory. But what will fame be toan Ephemera who no longer exilU .' and what will become of all hiitory in the eighteenth hour, when...
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Works of the late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: consisting of his life, written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 303 pages
...is fhort ! My friend would comfort me with *' the idea of a name, they fay, I fhall leave be" hind me ; and they tell me I have lived long " enough to...nature and to glory. But what *' will fame be to an ephemera who no longer " exifts ? and what will become of all hiftory in " the eighteenth hour, when...
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Works of the Late Doctor Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of His Life Written ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesmen - 1793 - 268 pages
...wretched : And 11 in philofophy how fmall our progrefs ! " Alas ! art is long, and life is ftiort ! " My friends would comfort me with " the idea of a name, they fay, I (halt " leave behind me ; and they tell me I " have lived long enough to nature and " to glory....
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...(what can laws do without morals?) our present race of ephemerae will in a course of minutes become corrupt, like those of other and older bushes, and...to nature and to glory. But what will fame be to an ephemera, who no longer exists ? and what will become of all history in the eighteenth hour, when the...
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The complete works ... of ... Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1806
...(what can laws do without morals:) our present race of ephemerae will in a course of minutes become corrupt, like those of other and older bushes, and...they say, I shall leave behind me; and they tell me, 1 have lived long enough to nature and to glory. But what will fame be to an ephemera, who no longer...
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Works of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of memoirs of his early Life

Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - American literature - 1810 - 274 pages
...(what can laws do without morals ?) our pre-- sent race of ephemera will in a course of minutes become corrupt, like those of other and older bushes, and...philosophy how small our progress ! Alas ! art is long and lift: is short ! My friends would comfort me with the idea of a name, they say, I shall leave behind...
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The essays humorous, moral and literary, of the late Dr. Benjamin Franklin

American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...(what can Jaws do without morals ?) our present race of Ephemeras will in a course of minutes become corrupt, like those of other and older bushes, and...to nature and to glory. But what will fame be to an Ephemeras who no longer exists ? and what will become of all history in the eighteenth hoar, when the...
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The Essays, Humourous, Moral and Literary: Of the Late Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - American essays - 1811 - 182 pages
...(what can laws do without moral < ?) our present race of Ephemeras will in a course of minutes become corrupt, like those of other and older bushes, and...wretched : And in philosophy how small our progress ! Ahs ! art is long and life is short ! My friends would comfort me with the idea of a name, they say,...
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Anecdotes of Remarkable Insects: Selected from Natural History, and ...

Joseph Taylor - Insects - 1817 - 224 pages
...(what can laws do without morals ?), our present race of Ephemera will, in a course of minutes, become corrupt, like those of other and older bushes, and...to nature and to glory. But what will fame be to an Ephemera who no longer exists ? And what will become of all history in the eighteenth hour, when the...
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Nye engelsk Chrestomathie tilligemed en kort Grammatik til Brug for de høere ...

Hwiding - 1817 - 336 pages
...laws do without ,, morals?) our present race of epherae-" ,,iH will in a tom-se of minutes become ,, corrupt, like those of other and older ,, bushes, and consequently as wretched. ,,And in philosophy liow small our pro,,gress! Alas! art is long, and life is ,,short ! My friends would comfort me ,;wilh...
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