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" The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground ; 'Twas therefore said by ancient sages, That love of life increased with years. So much, that in our latter stages, When pains grow sharp and sickness rages, The greatest love of... "
Fables and moral maxims, in verse and prose, selected by A. Parker - Page 76
edited by - 1835
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1799 - 356 pages
...deepeft root is found Leaft willing Mill to quit the ground: 'Twas therefore faid, by ancient iages, That love of life increased with years, So much, that in our later flages, When pains grow fliarp, and fieknefs rages, The greateft love of life appears. Virtue's...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue, and ...

E. Tomkins - Poetry - 1804 - 256 pages
...willing still to qait the ground ; Twas therefore said, hy ancient sages, That love of life increas'd with years So much, that in our latter stages, When...greatest love of life appears. This great affection to helieve. Which all confess, hut few perceive. If old assertions can't prevail, Be pleas'd to hear a...
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Flowers of Literature: For 1804: Or, Characteristic Sketches of Human Nature ...

English literature - 1805 - 518 pages
...willing still to quit the ground; Twas therefore said, by ancient sages, That love of life increas'd with years So much, that in our latter stages, When pains grow sharp, and sickness rage?, The greatest love of life appears. This great affection to believe, Which all confess, but few...
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Poems on various subjects, selected by E. Tomkins

E Tomkins - 1806
...willing still to quit the ground; 'Twas therefore said, by ancient sages, That love of life increas'd with years So much, that in our latter stages, When...This great affection to believe, Which all confess, hut few perceive, 1 f old assertions can't prevail, fit pleas'd to hear a modern tale. When sports...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...therefore said, by ancient sages, That love of life increas'd with years, So much, that in our later stages, When pains grow sharp, and sickness rages, The greatest love of life appears. Virtue's address to pleasure .* Vast happiness enjoy thy gay allies ! A youth of follies, an old age...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1812 - 356 pages
...therefore said, by ancient sages, That love of life increas'd with years, So much, that in our later stages, When pains grow sharp, and sickness rages, The greatest love of life appears. Virtue's address to Pleasure*. Vast happiness enjoy thy gay allies ! A youth of follies, an old age...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1817 - 288 pages
...Attachment to life. The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground; *Twas therefore said by ancient sages, That love of life increased with years, So much, that iu our latter stages, When pains grovr sharp, and sickoess The greatest love of life appears. Virtue's...
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Walks through Bath

1819
...willing still to quit the ground ; 'Twas therefore said by ancient sages, That love of life increas'd with years, So much that in our latter stages, When...affection to believe, Which all confess, but few perceive, OLD TIME, whose haste no mortal spares, Uncall'd, unheeded, unawares Brought on his eightieth year....
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
...By Mrs. Thra!. . The tree of deepest root is found Least willing still to quit the ground ; 'T was therefore said by ancient sages, . ' That love of...sickness rages, The greatest love of life appears. . <.- t> ."i >r ; This great affection to believe, Which all confess, but few perceive, If old...
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