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" An age of pleasures, revelled out, comes home At last, and ends in sorrow ; but the life, Weary of riot, numbers every sand, Wailing in sighs, until the last drop down ; So to conclude calamity in rest. "
Dramatic Works of John Ford ... - Page 95
by John Ford - 1827
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Dramatic Works, Volume 1

John Ford - English drama - 1811
...consisted ; living here, We are heav'n's bounty all, but fortune's exercise. Ero. Minutes are numb' red by the fall of sands, As by an hour-glass * ; the...our graves, and we look on it. An age of pleasures, re veil' d out, comes home At last, and ends in sorrow : but the life, Weary of riot, numbers every...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 2

Laconics - 1829
...hasty selling is commonly as disadvantageable as interest.—Lard Bacon. DCCCCLm. Minutes are numbered by the fall of sands, As by an hour-glass; the span...last, and ends in sorrow: but the life, Weary of riot, numb ere every sand, Wailing in sighs, until the last drop down; So to conclude calamity in rest. DCCCCI.1V....
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The Dramatic Works of Massinger and Ford

Philip Massinger - 1840 - 662 pages
...We are lieaveifs bounty~atI;T>ut fortune's e«rcisp. Era. Minutes are number'd hy (be fall of s*n&. As by an hourglass ; the span of time Doth waste us...our graves, and we look on it : An age of pleasures, r^ifiUM out, comes home At last, and ends in sorrow ;but tfae life, Weary of riot, numbers every sand,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1841 - 716 pages
...consisted ; living here, We are heav'n's bounty all, but fortune's exercise. Ero. Minutes are number'd he would dispute, Confute, change hands, and still...undertake to prove, by force Of argument, a man's hist, and ends in sorrow : but the life, Weary of riot, numbers every sand, Wailing in sighs, until...
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Poems

James Russell Lowell - 1844 - 279 pages
...Lover's Melancholy. The end of a wasted life is thus touchingly set forth : " Minutes are numbered by the fall of sands, As by an hour-glass ; the span...our graves, and we look on it : An age of pleasures revelled out, comes home At last and ends in sorrow ; but the life, Weary of riot, numbers every sand,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1844 - 716 pages
...consisted ; living here, We are heav'n's bounty all, but fortune's exercise. Ero. Minutes are number' J by the fall of sands, As by an hour-glass ; the span...of time Doth waste us to our graves, and we look on ¡t. An age of pleasures, revell'd out, comes home At last, and ends in sorrow : but the life, Weary...
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A cyclopædia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia, Henry Gardiner ADAMS - 1854 - 725 pages
...were for a little moment, until the indignation be overpast. --Isaiah, xxvi. 20. MINUTES are number'd by the fall of sands, As by an hour-glass; the span...look on it. An age of pleasures, revell'd out, comes Lome At last, and ends in sorrow; but the life, Weary of riot, numbers every sand, Waiting in sighs,...
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The Dramatic Works of Massinger and Ford

Philip Massinger, John Ford - English drama - 1869 - 662 pages
...consisted. Living here, — ' \Ve are heaven's bounty all, but fortune's exercise. Ero. Minutes are number'd by the fall of sands, As by an hourglass ; the span...our graves, and we look on it : An age of pleasures, réveil 'd out, comes home At last, and ends in sorrow ; but the life. Weary of riot, numbers every...
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The West Country Garland: Selected from the Writings of the Poets of Devon ...

Richard Nicholls Worth - English poetry - 1875 - 176 pages
...rich cheer, Dainty, delicious ! MELEANDER, The Lovers' Melancholy, act ii. sc. 2. MINUTES are numbered by the fall of sands, As by an hour-glass ; the span...our graves, and we look on it : An age of pleasures, revelled out, comes home At last, and ends in sorrow ; but the life, Weary of riot, numbers every sand,...
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John Ford

John Ford - English drama - 1888 - 471 pages
...consisted. Living here, We are Heaven's bounty all, but Fortune's exercise. Era. Minutes are numbered by the fall of sands, As by an hourglass ; the span...our graves, and we look on it : An age of pleasures, revelled out, comes home At last, and ends in sorrow ; but the life, Weary of riot, numbers every sand,...
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