Samuel Johnson Quote

Exercise cannot secure us from that dissolution to which we are decreed; but while the soul and body continue united, it can make the association pleasing, and give probable hopes that they shall be disciplined by an easy separation...to die is the fate of man; but to die with lingering anguish is generally his folly.


The Rambler: In Four Volumes (ed. 1761)

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Exercise cannot secure us from that dissolution to which we are decreed; but while the soul and body continue united, it can make the association...

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Exercise cannot secure us from that dissolution to which we are decreed; but while the soul and body continue united, it can make the association...

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Exercise cannot secure us from that dissolution to which we are decreed; but while the soul and body continue united, it can make the association...

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Exercise cannot secure us from that dissolution to which we are decreed; but while the soul and body continue united, it can make the association...