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" Adam, well may we labour still to dress This garden, still to tend plant, herb, and flower, Our pleasant task enjoin'd ; but, till more hands Aid us, the work under our labour grows, Luxurious by restraint ; what we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler - Page 111
by Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
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The British Essayists: Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1823
...redounded, as a flood on those From whom it sprung; impossible to mix With blessedness.— it. 56. — What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or...or two with wanton growth derides, Tending to wild. — ib. ix. S09. These paths and bowers doubt not but our joint hands . Will keep from wilderness with...
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The British Essayists: Rambler

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...Drawn back, redounded (as a flood) on those From whom it sprung ; impossible to mix With blessedness. What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, One night or two with wanton growth deride*, Tending to wild. The paths and bow'rs doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from wilderness...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...Drawn back, rebounded (as a flood) on those From whom it sprung ; impossible to mix With blessedness. What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or...wanton growth derides, Tending to wild. The paths and bow Ys doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from wilderness with case as wide As we need walk, till...
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Oeuvres, Volume 15

Jacques Delille - English poetry - 1824
...task enjoin'd ; but, till more hands Aid us, the work under our labour grows, Luxurious by restraint; what we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or...or two with wanton growth derides, Tending to wild. Thou therefore now advise, Or hear what to my mind first thoughts present : Let us divide our labours;...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...task enjoin'd, but till more hands Aid us, the work under our labour grows, Luxurious by restraint ; what we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, 210 One night or two with wanton growth derides Tending to wild. Thou therefore now advise, Or bear...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1824
...human life. For not to irksome toil, but to delight He made us, and delight to reason join'd. These paths and bow'rs doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from wilderness with ease, as wide 245 As we need walk, till younger hands ere 'long Assist us : but if...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...Drawn back, redounded (as a flood) on those From whom it tprung ; impossible to mix With bleuednat. -What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop,...wild. The paths and bow'rs doubt not but our joint handi Will keep from wilderness with ease as wide As we need walk, till younger hands ere long Assist...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D..: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy, Francis Pearson Walesby - 1825
...(as a flood') on those From whom it sprung ; impossible to mix With blessedness. -What we by day Ixip overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, One night or...bow'rs doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from wilderness with ease as wide As we need walk, till younger hands ere long Assist iii. The rest -in...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1825
...Drawn back, redounded (as a floodl on those From whom it sprung ; impossible to mix With bletsedness. -What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop,...night or two with wanton growth derides, Tending to uilii. The paths and bow'rs doubt not but our joint hands Will keep from wilderness with ease as wide...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 18

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...The pnmfr'i hand with letting blood must quench MIY heat, and thy ejub'rant parts retrench. Denham. What we by day Lop overgrown, or prune, or prop, or bind, One night with wanton growth derides, Tending to wild. Millón t í'aradise Lost. Horace will our superfluous...
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