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" Though old, he still retain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe; He still remember'd that he once was young : His easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him even the dissolute admir'd ; for he A graceful looseness... "
Cyclopedia of Eminent and Representative Men of the Carolinas of the ... - Page 351
1892
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...hours employ ; The precepts here of a divine old man I could recite. Though old, he still retain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe ; He still remember'd that he once was young; His easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him even the dissolute...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...their hours employ; The precepts here of a divine old man I could recite. Tho' old , he still retain'd His manly sense , and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was , but not severe; He still remember'd that he once was young: His easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him ev'n the dissolute...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...hours employ ;. The precepts here of a divhie old man 1 could recite. Though old he still letain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe ; He still remember'd that he once was young jHis easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him even the dissolute...
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The speaker; or Miscellaneous pieces: selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1808 - 400 pages
...their hours employ ; The precepts here of a divine old man I could recite. Tho' old, he still retain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe ; He still remember'd that he once was young; His easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him even the dissolute...
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Solitude

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1808 - 403 pages
...detestation of mankind. The precepti here of a divine old man 1 could recite. Tho' old, he siill retain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but not tevcrc ; He still remembered that he once was young: His easy presence check'dno decent joy. Him e'en...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809 - 1016 pages
...hours employ. The precepts here of a divine old man 1 could reciie. Tho' old, he Still retain'd II is ribute from the waves. As Egypt does not on the clouds rely, But to the lie still remember'd that he once was young; His easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him ev'n the...
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Sketches of the Present Manners, Customs, and Scenery of Scotland ..., Volume 2

Elizabeth Isabella Spence - Scotland - 1811
...body infirm, his mind to the last, retained its native vigour. ' " TJio- old, he still retain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe: He still remember'd that lie once was young ; His easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him even the dissolute...
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Solitude

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1856 - 360 pages
...detestation of mankind. The preeepts here of a divine old man I eould reeite. Though old he still retain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but ,ojt severe ; He still remembered that he onee WHs young : His easy presenee eheek'd no deeent joy....
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The Englishman's fire-side

...cheerful piety and active benevolence materially tended to confirm. . " Tho' old, he* still retain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe ; Him even the dissolute admir'd." ARMSTRONG. " The closing years of such a life were far from being...
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Select works of the British poets: with biographical and critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...hours employ ; The precepts here of a divine old man 1 could recite. Though old, he still retain'd His manly sense, and energy of mind. Virtuous and wise he was, but not severe; He still remember'd that he once was young : His easy presence check'd no decent joy. Him even the dissolute...
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