|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Philip Doddridge (17021751)|
|QUOTATION:||Live while you live, the epicure would say,|
And seize the pleasures of the present day;
Live while you live, the sacred preacher cries,
And give to God each moment as it flies.
Lord, in my views, let both united be:
I live in pleasure when I live to thee.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Epigram on his Family Arms. 1|
Dum vivimus vivamus (Let us live while we live).Orton: Life of Doddridge. [back]