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" Happy the man - and happy he alone He who can call today his own, He who, secure within, can say 'Tomorrow, do thy worst, for I have lived today: Be fair or foul or rain or shine, The joys I have possessed in spite of Fate are mine: Not Heaven itself... "
Sylvae: Or, The Second Part of Poetical Miscellanies - Page 85
by John Dryden, Jacob Tonson - 1702 - 306 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 22

Early English newspapers - 1907
...fliine, Jmine. Thejrjjs I have polTcfs'd in fpiie of fate aie Nut hcav'n itfelf upon the part has powV, But what has been has been, and I have had my hour. Du YI>EN. Kir* fun-ma trevii, fprm nut -vital incobaart hngant. Mo«. Life's fpan forbid« thee to...
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Original Poems and Translations, Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1743 - 336 pages
...Joys I have poffefs'd, in fpite of Fate are mine. Not Heav'n it felf upon the paft has Pow'r ; Łut what has been, has been, and I have had my Hour, IX....Fortune, that, with malicious Joy, Does Man her Slave opprcfs, Proud of her Office to deftroy, ^ I s feldom pleas'd to blefs : Still various and unconftant...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...or foul, or rain, or mine, The joys I haye poffefs'd, in fpite of fate are mine, Not Heav'n itfelf upon the paft has pow'r ; But what has been, has been,...IX. Fortune, that, with malicious joy, Does man her flave opprefs, Proud of her office to deftroy, Is feldom pleas'd to blefs : Still various and uncon/hmt...
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Works: In English Verse, Volume 2

Horace - 1767
...The Joys I have poflefs'd, in fpite of Faie are mine i < Not Heaven itfelf upon the Paft has Power; ' But what has been, has been, and I have had * my Hour.' IX. Pertune, who with malicious Joy,] Does Man, her Slave, opprefs, Proud of her Office to deftroy, Is...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fhine, The joys I have poflefs'd, in fpite of fate are mine, Not Heaven itfelf upon the paft has power ; But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour....IX. Fortune, that, with malicious joy, Does man her flave opprefs, Proud of her office to deftroy, Is feldom pleas'd to blefs : Still various and unconftant...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...The joys I have poflefs'd, in fpite of fate are mine, Not Heaven itfelf upon the paft has power ; . But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour. Fortune, IX. Fortune, that, with malicious joy, Docs man her flavc opprefs, Proud of her office to...
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Annual Register

History - 1876
...spare the reader ; the other, from Dryden, runs thus :— " Not Heaven itself upon the past has power, But what has been has been, and I have had my hour." The earlier part of the book has been published before ; and the remainder consists of desultory remarks...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...fhine, The joys I have poflefs'd, in fpite of fate are mine, Not Heaven itfelf upon the paft has power; But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour. Fortune, IX. Fortune, that, with malicious joy, Does man her flave opprefs, Proud of her office to...
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The life of the late earl of Barrymore, by Anthony Pasquin

John Williams, Richard Barry (7th earl of Barrymore.) - 1793
...The joys I have poflefs'd, in fpite of Fate, are mine : Not Heaven itfelf upon the part has power, But what has been, has been, and I have had my hour. Good Humor had not a more firm adherent in being; his fuavity, like beauty, bore the moft powerful...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1801
...fhint!; The joys I have poffefs'd in fpite of fate are mine. Not heav'n itfelf upon the paft has povv'r, But what has been has been, and I have had my hour. DRYDEN. There is certainly no greater happinefs than to be able to look back on a life ufefully and...
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