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" ... nature an infinite share of ambition. But with it I have at the same time, as you well. know, an equal share of diffidence. To this combination of opposite qualities it has been owing that, till lately, I stole through life without undertaking any... "
The Life and Posthumous Writings of William Cowper, Esqr - Page 188
by William Hayley - 1803
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1803
...lately, I stole through life without undertaking any thing, yet always wishing to distinguish myself. At last I ventured, ventured too in the only path that, at so late a period, was vet open to mr, and am determined, if God have not determined otherwise, to work my way through the...
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The Life and Posthumous Writings of William Cowper: With an ..., Volume 1

William Hayley - 1803
...always wifhing to diftinguifh myfelf. At laft 1 ventured, ventured too in the only 'path that, at fo late a period, •was yet open to me, and am determined, if God have not djtermined otherwife, to work my way through the obfcurity that has been fo long my portion, into notice....
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1805
...lately, I stole through life without undertaking any thing, yet always wishing to distinguish myself. At last I ventured, ventured too in the only path,...have not determined otherwise, to work my way through through the obscurity that has been long my portion into notice. Every thing, therefore, that seems...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ...

William Cowper - 1806
...lately, I stole through life without undertaking any thing, yet always wish' ing to distinguish myself. At last I ventured, ventured too in the only path...at so late a period, •was yet open to me, and am determiiaed, if God have 392 . not determined otherwise, to wofk my-way throtfgh the obscurity, that...
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The life and letters of William Cowper

William Cowper - Authors, English - 1809
...lately, I stole through life without undertaking any thing, yet always wish% ing to distinguish myself. At last I ventured, ventured too in the only path that, at so late a period, was yet open tome, and am determined, if God have 396 not determined otherwise, to work. my way through the obscurity,...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...stole through life without undertaking any thing, yet always wishing to distinguish myself. At last 1 ventured, ventured too in the only path that, at so...my way through the obscurity that has been so long ray portion, into notice. Every thing, therefore, that seems to threaten this my favourite purpose...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 8

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1815
...lately, I stole through life without undertaking any thing, yet always wishing to distinguish myself. At last I ventured, ventured too in the only path,...to work my way through the obscurity that has been long my portion into notice. Every thing, therefore, that seems to threaten this- my favourite purpose...
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The Letters of the Late William Cowper to His Friends

William Cowper, John Johnson - 1817
...lately, I stole through life without undertaking any thing, yet always wishing to distinguish myself. At last I ventured, ventured too in the only path...threaten this my favourite .purpose with disappointment, affects me nearly. I suppose that all ambitious minds are in the same predicament. He who seeks distinction...
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The Christian Library: The life of the Rev. John Wesley

Richard Watson, Thomas Taylor, Thomas Raffles, Francis Augustus Cox, Andrew Fuller, Edward Craig - Religious literature - 1826
...lately, I stole through life without undertaking any thing, yet always wishing to distinguish myself. At last I ventured, ventured too in the only path...through the obscurity that has been so long my portion, mto notice. Every thing, therefore, that seems to threaten this my favorite purpose, with disappointment,...
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The works of Cowper and Thomson: including many letters and poems never ...

William Cowper, James Thomson - Literary Criticism - 1832 - 537 pages
...lately, I stole through life without undertaking any thing, yet always wishing to distinguish myself. At last I ventured, ventured too in the only path...determined, if God have not determined otherwise, to work my 'write now; I should not othejwise'hayei'k'nowH with certainty .where tojind'you, o^ h'a^e been equally...
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