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" Seven years thou wert lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate, on the just day. O, could I lose all father, now! For why Will man lament the state he should envy? To have so soon 'scaped world's and flesh's rage, And, if no other misery, yet age!... "
The works of the British poets: with prefaces, biographical and critical - Page 524
edited by - 1795
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Select and remarkable epitaphs on illustrious and other persons, in several ...

John Hackett (of Balliol coll, Oxford) - 1757
...My Sin was too much Hope of thee, lov'd Boy. Seven Years th'wert lent to me, and I thee pay, Exa&ed by thy Fate, on the juft Day. O ! could I lofe all Father, now ; for why Will Man lament the Stare he fhould envy f To have fo foon fcap'd World's and Flefh's Rage, And if no other Mifery, yet...
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A select collection of epitaphs and monumental inscriptions, with anecdotes ...

Select collection - 1806
...child of my right hand, and joy ; My sin was too much hope of thee, lov'd boy, Seven years thou were lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate on the just day. O, could I lose all father, now. P'or why Will man lament the state he should envie ? To...
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The Monthly anthology, and Boston review

1808
...Farewell, thou child of my right hind and joy ; My sin was too much hope of thee, lov'd boy, Seven years thou wert lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate on the just day. O, could I lose all father now. For why Will man lament the itate he »hould envy ? To have...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
..., thou child of my right hand, and joy; My sinne was too much hope of thee, lov'd boy, Seven yeares thou wert lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate on the just day. O, conlil 1 lose all father, now. For why, Will man lament the state he should cnvie ? To...
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 8

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...child was duad of the plague. Jonson added, that his sou appeared to him of a Seven years thou wertlent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate, on the just day. O, could I lose all father, now! for why, Will man lament the state he should envy ? To have...
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Childhood, a selection from the poets, by H.M.R.

Childhood - History - 1841
...thou child of my right hand and joy, My sin was too much hope of thee, loved boy. Seven years were lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate on the just day. O, could I lose all father, now ! For why Will man lament the state he should envy ? To have...
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Chambers' Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 5-6

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...thinks shall be at the resurrection.' Jonson honoured his boy's memory with some 1 Seven years Ihou wert lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate, on the j\ist day. Oh, could I lose all father now ! for why AVitI man lament the Htate he should envy ? To...
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A Critical Examination of the Text of Shakespeare: With Remarks on ..., Volume 2

William Sidney Walker - 1860
...lost ; the advocate Had betray'd all." (Uncorrupt ?) Epigram xlv., On my First Son, — " Seven years thou wert lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate, on the just day." Underwoods, Epistle to Sir E. Sackville, Whalley's edition, " Or feats of darkness acted...
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Bentley's quarterly review

Literary Collections - 1860
...child of my right hand, and joy: My sin was too much hop, < of thee, lov'd boy: Seven years thou wort lent to me, and I thee pay, Exacted by thy fate on the just day. O, could I lose all father now ! for why W < ill man lament the state he should envy'! To...
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Pictures and Flowers for Child-lovers

Children in literature - 1861 - 211 pages
...FAREWELL, thou child of my right hand, and joy ; My sin Was too much hope of thee, loved boy : Seven years thou wert lent to me, and I thee pay Exacted by thy fate on the just day. O, could I lose all father now ! for why "Will man lament the state he should envy ? To have...
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