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" Into this Universe, and Why not knowing Nor Whence, like Water willy-nilly flowing ; And out of it, as Wind along the Waste, I know not Whither, willy-nilly blowing. "
The Question: "If a Man Die, Shall He Live Again?": Job XIV 14. A Brief ... - Page 299
by Edward Clodd - 1918 - 313 pages
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Punch, Volume 128

Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Sir Francis Cowley Burnand, Sir Owen Seaman - Periodicals - 1905
...Downing Street in triumph cries, " Your calculation 's neither here nor there." Into this agitation, why not knowing Nor whence, like water willy-nilly flowing, And out of it like wind across the waste I pass (and whither ?) willy-nilly going. Ah ! VINCE, could you and I with...
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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, the Astronomer-poet of Persia

Omar Khayyam, Edward FitzGerald - 1859 - 21 pages
...grow : And this was all the Harvest that I reap'd — " 1 came like Water, and like Wind I go.'' XXIX. Into this Universe, and why not knowing, Nor whence,...the Waste, I know not whither, willy-nilly blowing. XXX. What, without asking, hither hurried whence ? And, without asking, whither hurried hence ! Another...
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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, rendered into Engl. verse [by E. Fitzgerald. 2nd ...

Omar Khayyam - 1868
...grow : And this was all the Harvest that I reap'd — " I came like Water, and like Wind I go." XXXII. Into this Universe, and Why not knowing, Nor Whence,...the Waste, I know not Whither, willy-nilly blowing. XXXIII. What, without asking, hither hurried Whence ? And, without asking, Whither hurried hence !...
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The North American Review, Volume 109

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1869
...ringdove's ancient Pghlevi, Coo, coo, coo, signifies also in Persian, ' Where ? where 1 where 1'" " Into this universe, and why not knowing, Nor whence,...the waste, I know not whither, willy-nilly blowing. " What ! without asking, hither hurried whence ? And, without asking, whither hurried hence ! Ah, contrite...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 25

1875
...make it grow ; And this was all the harvest that I reaped, I came like water, and like wind I go " Into this Universe, and why not knowing, Nor whence...the waste, I know not whither willy-nilly blowing. " Up from Earth's centre, through the seventh gate, I rose and on the throne of Saturn sate ; And many...
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Notes of an Indian Journey

Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff - India - 1876 - 296 pages
...reaped, I came like water, and like wind I go "Into this Universe, and why not knowing, Nor w/ience like water willy-nilly flowing ; And out of it as...the waste, I know not whither willy-nilly blowing. "Up from Earth's centre, through the seventh gate, I rose and on the throne of Saturn sate; And many...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 27

Great Britain - 1876
...go.' ' Into this universe, the icliy not knowing, Xor iL-henr.e — liko water willy-nilly (lowing; And out of it, as wind along the waste, I know not ichitlier, willy-nilly blowing. ' What, without asking, hither hurried w/isnre ? And, without asking,...
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Pessimism: A History and a Criticism

James Sully - Pessimism - 1877 - 477 pages
...it grow ;, And this was all the Harvest that I reap'd — ' I came like Water, and like Wind I go ' Into this Universe, and Why not knowing, Nor Whence,...Wind along the Waste, I know not Whither, willy-nilly blowing.1 In modern literature these complaints of life's emptiness and instability thicken and grow...
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Pessimism: A History and a Criticism

James Sully - Pessimism - 1877 - 477 pages
...that I reap'd — ' I came like Water, and like Wind I go ' 1 Book IX. sec. iii. * Doctor and Saint, Into this Universe, and Why not knowing, Nor Whence,...Wind along the Waste, I know not Whither, willy-nilly blowing.1 la modern literature these complaints of life's emptiness and instability thicken and grow...
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The City of London school magazine

London city of Lond. sch - 1877
...the harvest that I reap'd— 'I came like Water, and like Wind I go." " Into this universe, and ro/;y not knowing, Nor whence, like Water, willy-nilly flowing...the Waste, I know not whither, willy-nilly blowing. " Then to the Lip of this poor earthern urn I lean'd, the secret of my life to learn ; And, Lip to...
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