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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 Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1815
...ealled the life of man, is saered to happiness ? I eould moralize to-night, like a Dr,it i,'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 siekaeiis elogs the wheels of life, than the thoughtless...
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The prose works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - 1816
...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 prose works of Robert Burns; containing his letters and correspondence ...

Robert Burns - 1819
...time, 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 of Mary Dudley, with some account of the illness and death of her ...

Mary Dudley (quaker.) - 1825
...often think how insignificant those things would appear which now make us anxious and uneasy. ' Ah ! what is life, that thoughtless wish of all, A drop of honey in a draught of gall. ' " I remarked that the next line was also striking : " A hull existence, or a waking dream." "Yes,...
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The Life of Mary Dudley: Including an Account of Her Religious Engagements ...

Mary Dudley, Elizabeth Dudley - Christian biography - 1825 - 380 pages
...often think how insignificant those things would appear which now make us anxious and uneasy. ' Ah ! what is life, that thoughtless wish of all, A drop of honey in a draught of gall. ' " I remarked that the next line was also striking : " A halt existence, or a waking dream." "Yes,...
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The Life of Mary Dudley, Including an Account of Her Religious Engagements ...

Mary Dudley - 1842 - 293 pages
...often think how insignificant those things would appear which now make us anxious and uneasy. 'Ah! what is life, that thoughtless wish of all. A drop of honey in a draught of gall.' " I remarked that the next line was also striking : • " A half existence, or a waking dream." " Yes,...
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The Correspondence Between Burns and Clarinda: With a Memoir of Mrs. M ...

Robert Burns, Agnes M'Lehose - 1843 - 297 pages
...man, is sacred to happiness, much less transport. .1 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 Correspondence Between Burns and Clarinda: With a Memoir of Mrs. M ...

Robert Burns, Agnes M'Lehose - 1843 - 297 pages
...man, is sacred to happiness, much less transport. I could moralize to-night, like a death's-head. " 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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Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volume 11

1844
...sacred to happiness, much less transport. I could moralize to-night, like a death's-head. ь О »hat il 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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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volume 108

Languages, Modern - 1902
...1788) ist. der Anfangsvers eines Gedichtes im Weekly Magazine, or Edinburgh Amüsement, XXVI 50 (1774). •O, what is life, that thoughtless wish of all! A drop of honey in a draught of gall' (Brief an Clarinda vom 6. März 1788) steht in A Poem, sacred to the Memory of a dearly beloved and...
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