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" But we their sons, a pamper'd race of men, Are dwindled down to threescore years and ten. Better to hunt in fields for health unbought Than fee the doctor for a nauseous draught. The wise for cure on exercise depend : God never made His work for man to... "
The student's manual: designed, by specific directions, to aid in forming ... - Page 278
by John Todd - 1871 - 402 pages
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1892 - 148 pages
...debauch were made ; Excess began, and Sloth sustains the trade. By chase our long-liv'd fathers earn'd their food; Toil strung the nerves, and purified the blood ; But we their sons, a pamper'd race of men, Are dwindled down to threescore years and ten. Better to hunt in fields for health...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1893 - 193 pages
...preserving a good one.1 I cannot do this better, than in the following lines out of Mr. Dryden : — The first physicians by debauch were made ; Excess...nerves, and purified the blood ; But we their sons, a pamper'd race of men, Are dwindled down to threescore years and ten. Better to hunt in fields for health...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Edited with a Memoir, Revised Text, and Notes

John Dryden - 1893 - 662 pages
...tliou be soon dispatched, and perish whole, Trust Maurus with thy life, and Mill>ourn§ with thy soul. By chase our long-lived fathers earned their food...blood : But we their sons, a pampered race of men, go Are dwindled down to threescore years and ten. Better to hunt in fields for health unbought Than...
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Select Esays of Addison: Together with Macaulay's Essay on Addison's Life ...

Joseph Addison, Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1894 - 320 pages
...preserving a good one. I cannot do this better than in the following lines out of Mr. Dryden : — The first physicians by debauch were made ; Excess...nerves, and purified the blood ; But we their sons, a pamper'd race of men, Are dwindled down to threescore years and ten. Better to hunt in fields for health...
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The English Poets: Ben Jonson to Dryden

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1895
...chased. So lived our sires, ere doctors learned to kill, And multiplied with theirs the weekly bill. The first physicians by debauch were made ; Excess began, and sloth sustains the trade. Pity the generous kind their cares bestow To search forbidden truths (a sin to know), To which if human...
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The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers, from "The Spectator"

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1896 - 174 pages
...preserving a good one. I cannot do this better than in the following lines out of Mr. Dryden: — " The first physicians by debauch were made ; Excess...nerves, and purified the blood ; But we their sons, a pamper'd race of men, Are dwindled down to threescore years and ten. Better to hunt in fields for health...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...clears his sight, And all at once a flood of glorious light Comes rushing on his eyes. JOHN DENNIS. The first physicians by debauch were made ; Excess...sustains the trade. By chase our long-lived fathers earn'd their food; Toil strung the nerves, and purified the blood; But we their sons, a pamper'd race...
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Badminton library of sports and pastimes, Volume 16

Sports & Recreation - 1896
...chas'd. So liv'd our sires, ere doctors learn'd to kill, And multiply 1 d with theirs the weekly bill. The first physicians by debauch were made : Excess began, and sloth sustains the trade, Pity the gen'rous kind their cares bestow To search forbidden truths ; (a sin to know :) To which if...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 2

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1896 - 670 pages
...chased. So lived our sires, ere doctors learned to kill, And multiplied with theirs the weekly bill. The first physicians by debauch were made ; Excess began, and sloth sustains the trade. Pity the generous kind their cares bestow To search forbidden truths (a sin to know), To which if human...
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Coverley papers from the Spectator

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Eustace Budgell - 1897 - 197 pages
...and preserving a good one. I cannot do this better, than in the following Hues out of Mr. Dryden : The first physicians by debauch were made ; Excess began, and sloth sustains the trade. By chace our long-liv'd fathers earn'd their food ; Toil strung the nerves, and purify'd the blood ; But...
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