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" Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it, with what more you may think proper. "
Two Years Ago - الصفحة 52
بواسطة Charles Kingsley - 1857
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Modern Statesmen, Or Sketches from the Strangers' Gallery of the House of ...

James Ewing Ritchie - 1861 - عدد الصفحات: 300
...illusion which, in a manner most wonderful, his lordship has contrived to gather around his name. " Life is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, and now I know it," will be an appropriate epitaph wherewith to deck the marble monument that the grateful...

The Literature of Society, المجلد 2

Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1862
...' I love as my own soul ' — if a stone should mark his grave, to write on it these lines : — ' Life is a jest, and all things show it, I thought so once, but now I know it.' ' There is none like you, living or dead,' were Gay's last words to his ever kind friend. Pope wrote...

An index to familiar quotations selected principally from British authors ...

John Cooper Grocott - 1863
...Life is a navigation. SENECA.— Of a Happy Life, Chap. XXI. Life's a tragedy. SIB WALTER RALEIGH. Life is a jest, and all things show it : I thought so once, but now I know it. GAY.— "My Own Epitaph." Life is but a day at most. BcRN8. — Friars' Carse Hermitage. Longest life...

The Rose, the shamrock and the thistle, a magazine. Vol.1, June ..., المجلد 4

1864
...startling a contrast, one is tempted U> иу, in the flippant words of Gay's neighbouring epitaph : " Iiife is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, and now I know it." It may be doubted, after all, whether the tombs before us may not preach the old...

The Quarterly Review, المجلد 117

John Murray - 1865 - عدد الصفحات: 300
...the half-joking, half-melancholy inscriptions on some Greek sepulchres, as Gay's own on himself:— ' Life is a jest, and all things show it : I thought so once, but now I know it.' The famous distich of Pope on Sir Isaac Newton is one of the grandest we know, but is scarcely referable...

Epigrams, ancient and modern, ed. by J. Booth

Epigrams - 1865
...fears the end ; Who has the worst still hopes his game will mend. Mock Epitaph on Gay, by himself. Life is a jest, and all things show it : I thought so once, but now I know it. On the magnificent Bridge built by John first Duke of Marlborough over a small Rivulet in Blenheim...

Epigrams, Ancient and Modern: Humorous, Witty, Satirical, Moral and Panegyrical

John Booth - 1865 - عدد الصفحات: 327
...fears the end ; Who has the worst still hopes his game will mend. Mock Epitaph on Gay, by himself. Life is a jest, and all things show it : I thought so once, but now I know it. On the magnificent Bridge built by John first Duke of Marlborough over a small Rivulet in Blenheim...

The Quarterly Review, المجلد 117

1865
...the half-joking, half-melancholy inscriptions on some Greek sepulchres, as Gay's own on himself:— ' Life is a jest, and all things show it: I thought so once, but now I know it.' The famous distich of Pope on Sir Isaac Newton is one of the grandest we know, but is scarcely referable...

Menippea

James Henry - 1866 - عدد الصفحات: 222
...portion 6f God's graces, for her 6wn share." ROSAMOND , RATHOAR ROAD , DUHLIN , March 23, 1860. 17 "Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, but now I know it." Gay's Epitaph. 1ms life 'sa jest, you wicked poet; Living, you thought so; dead, you know 'it. But...

Bianca: Poems and Ballads

Edward John Brennan - 1867 - عدد الصفحات: 128
...and power, A seeming fortress, but within a tomb, Containing relics of man's certain doom. ******* H Life is a jest, and all things show it ; I thought so once, but now I know it. Gay's Epitaph. ' I VHE sea was calm, the breeze was mild, On all mankind the summer smiled ; As many...




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