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" For when to future years thou extend'st thy cares, Thou deal'st in other men's affairs. Ev'n aged men, as if they truly were Children again, for age prepare ; Provisions for long travel they design, In the last point of their short line. Wisely the ant... "
Chambers's Edinburgh Journal - Seite 50
1841
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Band 261

1886
...of a renewed existence on their own account. Cowley, therefore, is not over fortunate in his moral : Wisely the ant against poor winter hoards The stock which summer's wealth affords In grasshoppers that must at autumn die, How vain were such an industry ! For the grasshopper lives quite as long as...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Band 263

1887
...short-lived: is it from these creatures that the phrase " a short life and a merry one " is taken ? — Wisely the ant against poor winter hoards, The stock which summer's wealth affords ; For grasshoppers that must at autumn die, How vain were such an industry ! Of course it is pre-eminently...
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Essays, Plays and Sundry Verses, Band 2

Abraham Cowley - 1906 - 499 Seiten
...at Autumn die, How vain were such an Industry ? 9Of Power and Honour the deceitful Light Might halfe excuse our cheated sight, If it of Life the whole...time would stay, And be our Sun-shine all the day, 10. Like Lightning that, begot but in a Cloud (Though shining bright, and speaking loud) Whilst it...
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Cowley's Essay

Abraham Cowley
...at Autumn die, How vain were such an Industry? 9Of Power and Honour the deceitful Light Might halfe excuse our cheated sight, If it of Life the whole...time would stay, And be our Sun-shine all the day, 10. Like Lightning that, begot but in a Cloud (Though shining bright, and speaking loud) Whilst it...
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Essays, Plays and Verses

...at Autumn die, How vain were such an Industry ? 9Of Power and Honour the deceitful Light Might halfe excuse our cheated sight, If it of Life the whole...time would stay, And be our Sun-shine all the day, 10. Like Lightning that, begot but in a Cloud (Though shining bright, and speaking loud) Whilst it...
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cowley's prose works

...age prepare; 10 Provisions for long travail they design, In the last point of their short line. 8. Wisely the ant against poor winter hoards The stock, which summer's wealth affords; In grasshoppers, that must at autumn die, 15 How vain were such an industry ! 9Of power and honour the deceitful light...
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