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Edward Young

Datum narození: 3. červenec 1683
Datum úmrtí: 5. duben 1765

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„There is something in Poetry beyond Prose-reason; there are Mysteries in it not to be explained, but admired; which render mere Prose-men Infidels to their Divinity.“

—  Edward Young
Conjectures on Original Composition (1759), London 1759, p. 28 books.google https://books.google.de/books?id=h1IJAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA28&dq=mysteries

„We take no note of time
But from its loss.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night I, Context: The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But from its loss. Line 55.

„A friend is worth all hazards we can run.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night II, Line 571.

„The course of Nature is the art of God.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night IX, Line 1267.

„Wishing, of all employments, is the worst.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night IV, Line 71.

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„Be wise today; 'tis madness to defer.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night I, Line 390.

„Too low they build who build beneath the stars.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night VIII, Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 206.

„By night an atheist half believes a God.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night V, Line 177.

„There buds the promise of celestial worth.“

—  Edward Young
The Last Day, book iii; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

„The house of laughter makes a house of woe.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night VIII, Line 757.

„Man wants little, nor that little long.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts
Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night IV, Line 118.

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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