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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 Juvenile Plutarch: Containing Accounts of the Lives of ..., Volume 1

1820 - 184 pages
...however, numerous beauties scattered throughout his works, of which the following is a happy specimen : 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. L 2 It is a high...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...8; labetur in omne volubilis esvlim. HoĽ. Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise. He who defers his work from day to day, Does on a 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. AN ancient poet,...
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The British Prose Writers: Cowley's essays. Shenstone's essays

1821
...horam, Rusticus exspeetat, dum defluat amnis : at ilkLabitur, et labetur in omne volubilis sevum."t 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.£ Caesar (the man of...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...horam, Rusticus expectat, iliuu defluat amnls : at ille Labitur, et labetur in omne volubilis tevam 3 ." 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. Caesar (the man of expedition...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...horam, Rusticus expectat, dam defluat amnis : at Hie Labitur, et labetur in omne volubilis aevum3." 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. Caesar (the man of expedition...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 13

British poets - 1822
...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 stopped him shall be gone, Which runs, and, as it runs, for ever shall rim on. Cowley was, I believe,...
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Continuation of the Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...horam, Rusticus cxpectat dum defluat amnis : at We Labitur, et labctur in omne volubilis tevum. Hon. 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 British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers, Volumes 17-18

British essayists - 1823
...exspectat dum dc/lunl. amnis : at We Labitur, et Inbct'ur in omne volubilis ccimm. HOB, EFIST, li S, W. 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. AN ancient poet,...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1823
...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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