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" tis madness to defer: Next day the fatal precedent will plead; Thus on, till wisdom is pushed out of life. Procrastination is the thief of time; Year after year it steals, till all are fled. And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an... "
Tait's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 311
edited by - 1848
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The Complaint: Or, Night-thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality. : To ...

Edward Young - Bible - 1750 - 326 pages
...LORENZO! a jlomj-fndden Death. How dreadful that deliberate Surprize ! Be wife To day ; 'tis Madnefs to defer; Next Day the fatal Precedent will plead ; Thus on, till Wifdom is pufh'd out of Life. Procrajlinatien is the Thief of Time ; Year after Year it fteals, till...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts: In Four Volumes

Edward Young - History - 1762
...LORENZO! z. flow fudden. death. How dreadful that deliberate furprize ! Be wife to-day ; 'tis madnefs to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wifdom is pum'd out of life» Procraftwatien is the thief of time : Year after year it fteals, till...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality, to which ...

Edward Young - English poetry - 1775 - 388 pages
...Beware, Lorenzo! a flow-fudden death. How dreadful that deliberate furprize! Be wife to-day; 'tis madnefs to defer; Next day the fatal precedent will plead; Thus on, till wifdom is pufh'd out of lifei Procraftination is the thief of time; Year after year it fteals, till...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...unbounded SPRING encircle all, THOMSOS. CHAP. XXIII. ON PROCRASTINATION. T> E wife to day ; 'tis madnefs to defer ; •*-^ Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wifdom is pufh'd out of life. Procraftination is the thief of time; Year after year it fteals, till...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

English poetry - 1789 - 352 pages
...her fancy fill. M&s. BARBAULD, T 3° 1 SECT. XVIII. ON PROCRASTINATION. E wife to day ; 'tis madnefs to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on till wifdom is pufh'd out of life. Procraftination is the thief of time ; Year after year it fteals till...
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Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining, in poetry

Vicesimus Knox - Poetry - 1791 - 472 pages
...Lorenzo! a flow hidden death. ** How dreadful that deliberate fujprile ! Be wife to-day ; 'tis madncfs wifdom is pum'd out of life. Procraftination is the thief of time ; Year after year it fteals, till...
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The works of the author of the Night-thoughts ...

Edward Young - History - 1792
...LORENZO ! a jlmv fudden death. How dreadful that deliberate furprize ! Be wife to-day ; 'tis madnefs to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus .on, till wifdom is pufh'd out of life. Procraftinatien is the thief of time ; Year after year it fteals, till...
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Lectures on Female Education and Manners

John Burton - Women - 1794 - 430 pages
...from you with companion and forbearance. LECTURE XXVi;i. LECTURE XXVII. Be wife To-day ; 'tis Madnefs to defer : Next day the fatal Precedent will plead ; Thus on, till Wifdom is puih'd out of Life. YOUHG, IT is with pleafure, my young Friends, that I meet you again,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 10

English poetry - 1795
...Lorenzo '. zjlaw fadden death. How dreadful that deliberate furprife ! Be wife to-day ; 'tis madnefs to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ; Thus on, till wifdom is pufh'd out of Hie. Pracraflinatiui is the thief of tirae1^ Year after year it fteals, till...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...Lorenzo ! a (low-fudilen dcith. How dreadful th:it deliberate furprife 1 Be wife to-df.y, 'tis madnefs to defer; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ! Thus on, till wifdom is pufli'd out of life; I'rocraftination is the thief of time, Y'ear after year it lu als, till...
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