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" Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own: He who secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day. "
English Men of Letters: Chaucer, by Adolphus William Ward, 1896; Spenser, by ... - Page 142
1895
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A new dictionary of quotations from the Greek, Latin, and modern languages ...

Greek - 1859
...enjoyed, the blessings of existence : — " Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call to-day his own ; He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day." DRYDEN. The man who has lived for beneficent purposes, and has laid up a store of good actions, has...
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The Works of John Dryden: In Verse and Prose, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1859
...winds, their scatter'd honours mourn. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own : He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have liv'd to-day. Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have possess'd, in spite of fate, are...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 15

1867
...gift, how true it is that we have here a joy that nothing can take away : — " Come foul, or fair, or rain, or shine, The joys I have possessed in spite...has power, But what has been has been, and I have lived my hour." A view so opposite to that of the song before us could hardly have been embodied without...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1860 - 762 pages
...do thy worst, for I have lived to-day. Be fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have possess'd, in spite of fate, are mine. Not Heaven itself upon the past has power; But whiit lias buen, has been, and I have had my hour. Fortune, that with malicious joy Does man, her slave,...
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The odes of Horace, tr. into Engl. verse, with a life and notes, by T. Martin

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1861
...rhythmical resources of our language : — Z Happy the man, and happy he alone, He, who can call to-day his own ; He, who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do...fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys I have possess'd, in spite of fate, are mine. Not heaven itself upon the past has power ; But what has been,...
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Gryll grange, by the author of 'Headlong hall'.

Thomas Love Peacock - 1861
...semel hora vexit. HOB. Carm. iii. 29. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call to-day his own : He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day. Be storm, or calm, orTain, or shine, The joys I have possessed in spite of fate are mine. Not heaven itself...
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Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Volume 3

Society of Antiquaries of Scotland - Archaeology - 1862
...that is clear and prominent. In the words of the poet, if we may say it without irreverence, — " Not Heaven itself upon the past has power, But what has been, has been." The undoubted facts in human history which the past presents to us, are the natural foundation of all...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...winds, their scatter'd honors moi <. Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who can call to-day his own: He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do...Be fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have possess'd, in spite of fate, are mine. Fortune, that with malicious joy Does man, her slave, oppress,...
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Temple Bar, Volumes 7-8

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1863
...— " Happy the man, and happy he alone, He who ean call to-day his own; He who, secure within, ean say, To-morrow do thy worst, for I have lived to-day. Be fair, or foul, or rain, or shine, The joys 1 have possessed, in spite of fate, arc mine : Nut Heaven itself upon the past has power; But what...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...with winds, their scatter'd honors moĽ Happy the man, and hnppy he alone, He who can call to-day his own: He who, secure within, can say, To-morrow do...Be fair or foul, or rain or shine, The joys I have possess'd, in spite of fate, are mine. Not Heaven itself upon the past has powei ; dut what has been,...
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