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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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Abraham Cowley - 1826
...horam, Rusticus exspectat, dum labitur amnis : at illc Labitur, et labetur in onine volubilis aevum." Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise ; He who defers...gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on. Caesar (the man of expedition above all others)' was so far from this folly, that whensoever, in a...
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Prose Works of Abraham Cowley ; Including His Essays in Prose and Verse

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 238 pages
...horam, Rusticus exspectat, dura labitur amnis : at ille Labitur, et labetur in omue volubilis aevum." Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise ; He who defers...gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on. Caesar (the man of expedition above all others)^ was so far from this folly, that whensoever, in a...
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Prose Works of Abraham Cowley ; Including His Essays in Prose and Verse

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 238 pages
...Rusticus exspectat, dum labitur amnis : at ilk• Labitur, ct labetur in omne volubilis aevum." ISeqin, bo bold, and venture to be wise ; He who defers this...gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on. Caesar (the man of expedition above all others) was so far from this folly, that whensoever, in a journey,...
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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 pages
...susceptible of ornament. It is the following example, in which sound is made to represent sense : — Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise. He who defers...river's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream that stops him shall be gone, Which runs, and as it runs for ever shall run on. Cowley was also a writer...
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The monuments and genii of st. Paul's cathedral and of Westminster ..., Volume 1

George Lewis Smyth - 1826
...susceptible of ornament. It is the following example, in which sound is made to represent sense : — 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 stops him shall he gone, Which runs, and as it runs...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1826 - 420 pages
...syllables. one example of representative versification, which perhaps DO other English line can equal : Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise : He, who defers this work from day today, Does on a river's bank expectinp stay TilI the whole stream that stopp'd dim shall be gone,...
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The New sporting magazine, Volume 19

1850
...the finest in the English language — " 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 stopp'd him shall be gone, Which runt, and as it runt, for ever thall run on." Without drawing...
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The Religious Souvenir: A Christmas, New Year's and Birth Day Present

1832
...Labitur, et labetur in omnc volubilis Evum. UOR. 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 stopped him should be gone, Which runs, and, as it runs, for ever will run on. COWLEY. Let us...
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Murphy's essay. The rambler. The adventurer. The idler. Rasselas. Tales of ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1834
...prorogat horam, Kuitieuj txpectat dum defiant nmnis : at itte r. a labtlar onme colutUu ttvum. Bef in, onversed, that I began to listen, with great attention, to those that reco Doea on B river'i bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream, which fctopp'd him, should be gone, That...
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An abridgment of Hiley's English grammar: together with appropriate exercises

Richard Hiley - 1834 - 178 pages
...proper degree, are certainly desirable. Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise; He, which defers his work from day to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream, that stopped him will be gone, Which runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on. It is this commixture...
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