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" O, what is life, that thoughtless wish of all ! A drop of honey in a draught of gall." Nothing astonishes me more, when a little sickness clogs the wheels of life, than the thoughtless career we run, in the hour of health. " None saith, where is God,... "
Inside Out, Or, An Interior View of the New-York State Prison: Together with ... - Page 120
by W. A. Coffey - 1823 - 251 pages
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The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises ..., Volume 14

Thomas Evans - Quakers - 1850
...often think how nsignificant those things would appear which ‘on make us anxious and uneasy. • Ah! what is life, that thoughtless wish of all, A drop of honey in a draught ofgall.' " I remarked that the next line was also strik" A half existence, or a waking dream." " Yes,...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers

Robert Burns - 1851
...to happiness, much less transport. I could moralise to-night like a death's-head. ' O what is 1 ife, that thoughtless wish of all ! A drop of honey in a draught of gull.' Nothing astonishes me more, when a little sickness clogs the wheels of life, than the thoughtless...
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The Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - Scottish poetry - 1852
...man, is sacred to happiness, much less transport. I could moralise to-night like a death's-head. • O what is life, that thoughtless wish of all! A drop of honey in a draught of gall.' Nothing astonishes me more, when a little sickness clogs the wheels of life, than the thoughtless career...
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The Life and Works of Robert Burns, Volume 2

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1854
...man, is sacred to happiness, much less transport. I could moralise to-night like a death's-head. ' O what is life, that thoughtless wish of all ! A drop of honey in a draught of gall.' Nothing astonishes me more, when a little sickness clogs the wheels of life, than the thoughtless career...
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THE Poetical and Prose Works OF ROBERT BURNS: THE LIFE, NOTES AND ...

A. CUNNINGHAM - 1855
...called the life of man, is sacred to happiness ! I could moralize to-night like a death's head : — "O what is life, that thoughtless wish of all! A drop of honey in a draught of gall." Nothing astonishes me more, when a little sickness clogs the wheels of life, than the thoughtless career...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed

Robert Burns - History - 1856
...man, is sacred to happiness, much less transport. I could moralise to-night like a death's-head. 1 0 what is life, that thoughtless wish of all ! A drop of honey in a draught of gall.' Nothing astonishes me more, when a little sickness clogs the wheels of life, than the thoughtless career...
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She Would be a Governess: A Domestic Tale

History - 1861 - 318 pages
...so I put her into bed at once, and told her a favourite story till she fell sleep. CHAPTER XXX. "Oh, what is life, that thoughtless wish of all ? A drop of honey iu a draught of gall." WHILE Carry slumbered, I put a little table beside her bed, and wrote for some...
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She would be a governess

She - History - 1861
...I put her into bed at once, and told her a favourite story till she fell sleep. CHAPTER XXX. " Oh, what is life, that thoughtless wish of all ? A drop of honey iu a draught of gall." WHILE Carry slumbered, I put a little table beside her bed, and wrote for some...
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Poems, Songs, and Letters: Being the Complete Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Poets, Scottish - 1868 - 636 pages
...man, is sacred to happiness, much less transport. I could moralise to-night like a death's-head. " O what is life, that thoughtless wish of all ! A drop of honey in a draught of gall." Nothing astonishes me more, when a little sickness clogs the wheels oi life, than the thoughtless career...
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Robert Burns, the poet of the people

George Claude Lorimer - 1890 - 65 pages
...small beer. Now eight o'clock at night. . . . I could moralize to-night like a death's-head. ' Oh, what is life, that thoughtless wish of all ? A drop of honey in a draught of gall.' " Nothing astonishes me more," he adds, "when a little sickness clogs the wheels of life, than the...
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