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" Tis a grand poem — and so true! — true as the 10th of Juvenal himself. The lapse of ages changes all things — time — language — the earth — the bounds of the sea — the stars of the sky, and every thing 'about, around, and underneath' man,... "
The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life - Page 67
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1835
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Life, Letters, and Journals of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1839 - 782 pages
...— the stars of the sky, and every thing ' about, around, and underneath ' man, except man liimtelf, who has always been, and always will be, an unlucky...multiplied little but existence. ' An extirpated disease ' Let observation, with extensive view, Survey mankind from China to Peru.' Dryden and Pope would have...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839 - 430 pages
...earth — the bounds of the sea — the stars of the sky, and every thing about, around, and underneath man, except man himself, who has always been, and...the infinity of wishes lead but to disappointment." — The last line of MS. that Scott sent to the press was a quotation from the " Vanity of Human Wishes."...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 3

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839 - 426 pages
...earth — the bounds of the sea — the stars of the sky, and every thing about, around, and underneath man, except man himself, who has always been, and...the infinity of wishes lead but to disappointment." — The last line of MS. that Scott sent to the press was a quotation from the " Vanity of Human Wishes."...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 546 pages
...— the bounds of the sea — the stars of the sky, and everything " about, around, and underneath" man, except man himself, who has always been, and...the infinity of wishes lead but to disappointment. (Life and Works, vol. vp 66.) 695. Byron on the " Lives of the Poets." Johnson strips many a leaf from...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 544 pages
...— the bounds of the sea — the stars of the sky, and everything " about, around, and underneath" man, except man himself, who has always been, and...the infinity of wishes lead but to disappointment. (Life and Works, vol. vp 66.) 695. Byron on the " Lives of the Poets." Johnson strips many a leaf from...
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The Life of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1844 - 786 pages
...— the bounds of the sea — the stars of the sky, and every thing ' about, around, and underneath ' man, except man himself, who has always been, and...but to death, and the infinity of wishes lead but to disappointment.3 All the discoveries which have yet been made have multiplied little but existence....
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The Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1844 - 780 pages
...— the stars of the sky, and every thing ' about, around, and underneath ' man, except man himtelf, who has always been, and always will be, an unlucky...but to death, and the infinity of wishes lead but to disappointment.1 All the discoveries which have yet been made have multiplied little but existence....
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals and His Life, Volume 16

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1847 - 362 pages
...— the stars of the sky, and every thing * about, around, and underneath * man, except man himself i who has always been, and always will be, an unlucky rascal. The infinite variety of lives canduct but to death, and the infinity of wishes lead but to disappointment." — B. Diary, 1821.]...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell - 1848 - 1798 pages
...of the sky. and every thing "about, around, and underneath " man. trccpt man Himself. The inllnite variety of lives conduct but to death, and the Infinity of wishes lead but to disappointment — Byron, vol. vp 66. — WRIGHT. 6 From Mr. Langton.— BOSWKLL. I doubt the accuracy of Mr. Langton's...
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Don Juan, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1849 - 390 pages
...true1. — true as the 10th of Juvenal himself. The lapse of ages changes all things — time — of the unlucky rascal. The infinite variety of lives conduct...the infinity of wishes lead but to disappointment." — Hyron Diary, 1821.] t [ " my May of life in. Thetis baptized her mortal son in Styx ; > A mortal...
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