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" Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise : He who defers this work from day to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream which stopp'd him should be gone, Which runs, and, as it runs, for ever will run on. "
Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English ... - Page 295
by Sir Egerton Brydges - 1806
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The Emporium of Arts and Sciences, Volume 2

John Redman Coxe, Thomas Cooper - 1812
...years ; and, if I delay this short sketch any longer, I fear it may be said, — He who defers his work from day to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay 'Till the whole stream, which stops him, should be gone ; But, as it runs, forever 'twill run on. Before an application be made for...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany

1814
...miit Ğl.nvii to-morrow. . Fare-thee-well. SEEK YE THE LORD WHILE HE MAY BE FOUND.— ISAIAH Iv. 6. BEGIN, be bold, and venture to be wise! He who defers...river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream that stopp'd him shall begone, Which runs— and as it runs, for ever shall run on. COWLEY. STANZAS....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...Rusticus expectat dum deftuat amnis : at ille Labitur, &; labetur in omne volubilis (Evum. . HOH.' Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise ; He who defers...bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream, which stopp'd him, should be gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on. COWLEY. AN ancient poet,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...has given one example of representative versification, which perhaps no other English line can equal. Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise : He, who defers...river's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream that stopp'd him shall be gone, Which runs, and, as it runs, for ever shall run on. Cowley was, I believe...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...prorogat horam, RCSTICCS expectat dum dcfluat Amnis ; at ille Labitnret labetur in OMNK volubilis CEVUM. Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise ; HE who defers...river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream which stopp'd him should be gone. That runs, and as it runs, for EVER will run on. COWLEY. Deriving so much...
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Christian Herald and Seaman's Magazine, Volume 4

1817
...the former things are passed away." Youth's MagSeek ye the Lord while he may be found. Isa. Iv. 6. Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise ! He who defers this work from day to day, Does on a river's hank expecting stay, Till the whole stream that stopp'd him shall be gone, Which runs — and as it...
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The Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...Labitur, If labelur in omne vulubilis amim, HOR. Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise; He who dofers this work from day to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream which stopp'd him should be gone, Tbat runs, and as it rims, for ever will ran on. COWIET. A>* ancient poet,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1818
...given one example of representative versification, which perhaps no other English line can equal : Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise : He, who defers...river's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream that stopp'd him shall be gone, Which runs, and, as it rum, forever shall run on. Cowley was, I believe,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...fiu.i/icu.1 expectat dum defluat amnis : at tile Labitur, 6j labetur in omne volubilis isvum. HOR. Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise ; He who defers...bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream, which stopp'd him, should be gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on. COWIEY. AN ancient poet,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820
...has given one example of representative versification, which perhaps no other English Une can equal. Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise : He who defers...river's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream that Uopp'd him shall be gone, Which runs, and, as it runs, for ever shall run on. Cowley was, I believe,...
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