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" As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath Receives the lurking principle of death; The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength; So, cast and mingled with his very frame. "
Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Page 17
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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A dictionary of quotations from the English poets

Henry George Bohn - 1881 - 715 pages
...DISEASES. Diseases, desperate grown, By desperate appliance are reliev'd, Or not at all. 8h. Ham. IV. 3. As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength. DISGUISE....
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Wharton and Stillé's Medical Jurisprudence, Volume 1

Francis Wharton, Moreton Stillé - Forensic psychiatry - 1882
...the frame : And hence one master -passion in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest. As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death : The young disease, which must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength ; So,...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...age is heavy, cold, and drear, As winter's rocks of snow. ic. THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK— Youth and Age. him how to tell my story, And that would woo her. r. Othello. Act I. Sc. 3. Take no repulse, disease that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength. x. POPE...
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Great Thoughts from Latin Authors

Craufurd Tait Ramage - Quotations, Latin - 1884 - 679 pages
...disease and misery." Pope also (" Essay on Man," Ep. ii. 1. 133) says somewhat to the same effect:— " As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death, The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth and strengthens with his strength." And...
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Great thoughts from Latin authors, by C.T. Ramage

Craufurd Tait Ramage - 1884
...disease and misery.'' Pope also ("Essay on Man," Ep. ii. 1. 133) says somewhat to the same effect:— " As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death, The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth and strengthens with his strength." And...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

Robert Cochrane - Authors, English - 1887 - 536 pages
...the frame ; And hence one MASTEII PASSION in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest. l her grandchildren, yet in an especial manner she might be said to love tbeir uncle, John L , disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength ; So...
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National Convention of Factory Inspectors in the United States Held at ...

Factory inspection - 1887
...carry with them the seeds with which they have been impregnated during an unhealthy upbringing : " ' A man, perhaps the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death; The young disease, which must sulidue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength.' "...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Including Several Hundred Unpublished Letters ...

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871
...the frame ;' And hence one master passion in the breast, Like Aaron's serpent, swallows up the rest.5 As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength : So,...
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Studies of Some of Shakespere's Plays

Frank Walters - 1889 - 172 pages
...only waits for the strong temptation to assail the citadel of the moral being. Pope tells us : — As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength ; So...
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Subjects of Social Welfare, Part 1

Lyon Playfair Baron Playfair - Education - 1889 - 392 pages
...carry with them the seeds with which they have been impregnated during an unhealthy upbringing : — "A man, perhaps the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death ; The young disease which must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength." We...
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