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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 works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...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...to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay Till f:he whole stream that stopp'd him shall be gone, Whiph runs, and, as it runs, for ever shall run on....
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...cannot discover; nor why the pine is taller in an Alexandrine than in ten syllables. Begin, be bold, ami venture to be wise: He, who defers this work from...river's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream that stopp'd him shall be gone, Which runs, and, as it rum, far ever thall run on. % The author of...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...espectat dum defluat amnis ; at Hie Labitur et labetur in omne tolubitu icvum. lion. Lib. i. Ep. ii. 39. 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. Cimi.iv. AN ancient poet,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...giveu 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 he gone, If'hich runs, and, as it runs, for ever shall run on. Cowley was, I...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson ...: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...versification, which, perhaps, no other English line can equal : Begin, be bold, and venture to l>e wise: He, who defers this work from day to day, Does...river's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream that stopp'd him shall be gone, Which runs, and, ax it runs, for ever shall run on. andrines, at pleasure,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 this work from day to day, Does on a rivet's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream that stopp'd him shall be gone, Which runj, and,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...in onme volabilii «t at tile vum. lion. 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. (",o WLI T. AH ancient...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...wlubilis team. Hon. Lib. i. Ep. ii. 39. 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. COWLXY. \ AN ancient...
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The complete servant, by Samuel and Sarah Adams

Samuel Adams (servant.) - 1826
...dangerous'; — take a friend's advice, 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 that stopt him shall be gon'< . "Which, as it runs, forever will run on." "But, it is not enough merely...
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Iron: An Illustrated Weekly Journal for Iron and Steel ..., Volume 1

Perry Fairfax Nursey - 1825
...YOU BEGIN ? " Begin, be bold, and Tenture to be wu«»* He who defers tbis work from du v to dar-, Does on a river's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream which »topi hi,., should be gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on." Cawfer. '• I've lost...
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