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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 book of the lodge; or, Officer's manual. To which is added A century of ...

George Oliver - 1856
...to fail. UCXVI. Beware of procrastination. It is truly styled the thief of time. He who puts off a work from day to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay, Till the swift stream that stops him shall be gone, Which, as it runs, for ever will run on. LXXVII. When a...
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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practical Lessons ...

George Payn Quackenbos - 1857 - 451 pages
...says, as an example of representative versification, " perhaps no other English line can equal." " He who defers this work from day to day, Does on a...river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream that stopped him shall be gone,— Which runs, and, as it runs, forever thall run on." Pope furnishes...
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The reward of piety: a tribute of esteem and affection to the memory of J ...

Richard Ray (of Milton.) - 1861
...159 IV. KEFEBENCE TO TABLET AND TOMB 159 " Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise. He who defers the 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." " Nature stamps all...
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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practical Lessons ...

George Payn Quackenbos - 1865 - 451 pages
...says, as an example of representative versification, " per haps no other English linc cau equal." i' He who defers this work from day to day, Does on a river's hank expecting stay, Till the whole stream that shipped him shall be gonc,— Wki* k runt, and) as...
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The Essays of Abraham Cowley

Abraham Cowley - 1868 - 199 pages
...horam, Busticus exspectat, dum labitur amuis : at ille Labitur, et labetur in onme volubilis sevum."* Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise ; He who defers...That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on.* 8 Lib. i. Agric. 4 Ep. I. ii. 40. 4 This translation gives the sense, but not the grace, of the original...
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Household Treasury of English Song: Specimens of the English Poets ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1872 - 383 pages
...Ift'sySjH EGIN, be bold, and venture to be wise ; IB.ElGJBl He who defers this work from day to da)', Does on a river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream which stopped him should be gone, That runs, and as it runs, for ever will run on. [ABRAHAM COWLEY. From...
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Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practial Lessons on ...

George Payn Quackenbos - 1874 - 454 pages
...says, as an example of representative versification, " perhaps no other English line can equal ". " He who defers this work from day to day, Does on a...river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream that stopped him shall be gone, — Which runs, anil, as it runs, forever shall run on." Pope furnishes...
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Epigrams & epigraphs, by the author of Proverbial folk-lore

Alan Benjamin Cheales - 1877
...the milch cow of the field, Their worship is to calculate The butter she will vield. PROCBASTINATION. 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. AGE. 'Tis greatly...
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Horace: Satires, Epistles, and Ars Poetica

Horace - 1878 - 217 pages
...42. Rusticus, " like the countryman in the fable." 43. The sound here aptly imitates the sense. So Cowley, — " Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise...river's bank expecting stay Till the whole stream that stopped him shall be gone, Which runs, and as it runs, for ever shall run on." 44. Quœritur,...
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Agriculture of Maine: Annual Report of the Secretary of the Maine Board of ...

Maine. Board of Agriculture - 1879
...skill, industry and research should be directed. " Begin, be bold, and venture to be wise, He who delays this work from day to day, Does on a river's bank expecting stay, Till the whole stream that stopt him shall be gone, Which runs, and as It runs, forever will run on." , DISCUSSION. Mr. KEYES....
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