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" Six hours in sleep, in law's grave study six. Four spend in prayer— the rest on nature fix. Rather. Six hours to law, to soothing slumber seven, Ten to the world allot, and 'all to heaven. "
The British Prose Writers - Page 55
1821
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The Works of Sir William Jones: With the Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1807
...they were written by him in India, but at what period is not known, nor indeed of any confequence : Sir EDWARD COKE, Six hours in sleep, in law's grave...seven, Ten to the world allot, and all to Heaven. If we fometimes fuffer the humiliation, of feeing great talents and extenfive erudition proftituted to infidelity,...
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The history of Lynn. To which is prefixed a copious account of ..., Volume 1

William Richards - 1812
...rest on nature !;>;." For which Sir William Jones is said to have substituted the following;, " Six hours to law, to soothing slumber seven, Ten to the world allot, and all to heaven." ^ The worshipful kindred of John Rents, and MX Bovi/ti; alias the pretended Antijacoiini, who have...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...develop character, the following lines are added from a small scrap of paper in his hand-writing : Sir EDWARD COKE. Six hours in sleep, in law's grave...seven, ' Ten to the world allot — and all to heaven. How high is the gratification of thus witnessing the union of true genius with sincere Christianity...
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The Annual biography and obituary

1817
...ah obvious improvement on Sir EdwarJ Coke's allotment of time, was found among his papers • — " Seven hours to law ; to soothing slumber seven ; " Ten to the world allot ; and all to Heaven." •f• Among bis various correspondents in England, was the late Dr. Kichard Price. ID a letter addressed...
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The Annual Biography and Obituary for the Year ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1817
...an obvious improvement on Sir EilwarJ Coke's allotuictu of time, was found among his papers - — " Seven hours to law ; to soothing slumber seven ; " Ten to the world allot ; and all to Heaven." t Among bis various correspondent! in England, was the late Dr. Richard Price. In a letter addressed...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 21

1819
...in which Sir William Jones so beautifully paraphrased the celebrated distich of Sir Edward Coke. ' Seven hours to law, to soothing slumber seven, Ten to the world allow, and — all to keav'n.' In considering the style of his genius and character, it is impos. sible...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1819
...in which Sir William Jones so beautifully paraphrased the celebrated distich of Sir Edward Coke. ' Seven hours to law, to soothing slumber seven, Ten to the world allow, and — all to heav'n.' In considering the style of his genius and character, it is impossible...
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The Works of the Rev. Thomas Zouch ... With a Memoir of His Life ..., Volume 1

Francis Wrangham - Theology - 1820
...Dr. Z. appears to have been a determined opponent. T This couplet is altered from Sir William Jones : Seven hours to law, to soothing slumber seven, Ten to the world, &c. Xwhicli is itself founded upon Sir Edward Coke's Six hours in sleep, in law's grave study six ;...
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

Christian life - 1883
...Four spend in prayers, the rest on nature fix." Sir William Jones altered the lines to these — " Seven hours to Law, to soothing slumber seven, Ten to the world allot, and all to Heaven." Both knew that busy men must be men of devout hearts. They knew that the great world is the unseen,...
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A Discourse on the Lives and Characters of Thomas Jefferson and ..., Volume 1

William Wirt - Presidents - 1826 - 69 pages
...himself; and his retirement from it has always * Teignmouth's Life of Sir William Jones, p. 257. " Six hours to law, to soothing slumber seven, Ten to the world allot, and all to Heaven." See also, LAW of Bailments, p. 122, 123. 8 been matter of public regret. To him belongs the glory of...
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