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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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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...the frame ; And hence oue 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, that must subdue at length, Grows with hi$ growth, and strengthens with his strength : So,...
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The Rape of the Lock: An Essay on Man and Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot

Alexander Pope - Catholics - 1901 - 120 pages
...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 ; u5 The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with hia...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles G. D. Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...DE VERE. For Satan finds some mischief still For idle hands to do. Song XX. DR. I. WATTS. ILLNESS. 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. Essay...
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Shelburne Essays: Studies of religions dualism. Sixth series

Paul Elmer More - Dualism (Religion) - 1909 - 355 pages
...from passions shoot, Wild Nature's vigour working at the root; but turn the leaf and all is changed: 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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Shelburne Essays: Sixth series. Studies of religious dualism

Paul Elmer More - Literature - 1909 - 355 pages
...from passions shoot, Wild Nature's vigour working at the root; but turn the leaf and all is changed: 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...
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Shelburne Essays

Paul Elmer More - Philosophy - 1909 - 380 pages
...from passions shoot, Wild Nature's vigour working at the root; but turn the leaf and all is changed: 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...
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English Poetry..: With Introduction, Notes and Illustrations, Volume 40

English poetry - 1910 - 492 pages
...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, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his strength : So,...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1911 - 761 pages
...desperate grown, By desperate appliance are reliev'd, Or not at all. 1251 Shaks. : Hamlet. Act iv. Sc, 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 lus growth, and strengthens with his strength. 1252...
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Theodicy: Essays on Divine Providence, Volume 3

Antonio Rosmini - Theodicy - 1912
...mortis?" (Evang. Homil. xxxvii.) A similar sentiment was expressed by Pope in the following lines :— " 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." (Essay...
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Muskets and Medicine: Or, Army Life in the Sixties

Charles Beneulyn Johnson - Illinois - 1917 - 308 pages
...vomited up during the attacks of sea-sickness. CHAPTER XVIII. SOME OF THE MORE PREVALENT DISEASES. "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." —POPE....
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