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" A watchful fate o'ersees its tender years: Till, grown more strong, it thrusts and stretches out, And elbows all the kingdoms round about: The place thus made for its first breathing free, It moves again for ease and luxury; Till, swelling by degrees,... "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes - Page 116
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
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The Complete Art of Poetry: In Six Parts, I. Of the Nature, Use ..., Volume 2

Charles Gildon - 1718
...greater Space, and now crowds up the reft. When from behind there ftarts fome petty State, And pufhes on its now unwieldy Fate : Then down the Precipice of Time it goes, And finks in Minutes, which in Ages rofe. (Dryd. Canq. ofGrun, Emperor ! Why that's the Style of Viftory...
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 1

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1751
...greater Space, and now crouds up the reft. When from behind there ftarts fome petty State, And pujhes on its now unwieldy Fate. Then down the Precipice of Time it goes, And Jinks in Minutes, ivhich in Ages rofe, , . N 13. Tuefday, May 1d. 1709. From my own Apartment, May...
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The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 1

Sir Richard Steele - 1774
...greater fpace, and now croads up the reft. When from behind there ftarts fome petty State? And pufhes on its now unwieldy fate. Then down the precipice of time it goes, And finks in minutes, which in ages rofe. No 13. Tucfday, May ro, 1709. From my own Apartment, May 9. MUCH...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 3

1785
...(pace, and nowcrouds up the reft. When from behind there ftarts lome petty ftate, And pulhes on it's now unwieldy fate. Then down the precipice of time it goes, And finks in minute^, which in ages rofe. XIII. TUESDAY, MAY 10, 170$. TKOM MY OWN AfAKTMKNT, MAY 8. MUCH...
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The Tatler, Volume 1

1803
...first breathing free, It moves :ain for ease and luxury: Till swelling by degrees it has possest The greater space, and now crowds up the rest. When...it goes, And sinks in minutes, which in ages rose.' STBELE. N 13. TUESDAY, MAY 10, 1703. Suicquid agunt homines* nostri estfarrago liMli. Whatever good...
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The Tatler, Volume 1

1804
...first breathing free, It moves again for ease and luxury : Till swelling by degrees it has possest The greater space, and now crowds up the rest. When...unwieldy fate : Then down the precipice of time it goes, f And sinks in minutes, which in ages rose.' STEELE. N 13. TUESDAY, MAY H), 1709. Suicpdd aguni homin...
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The British Essayists: The Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - 1803
...ithas possest The greater rpace, and now crowds up the rest, Whtn fi om behind there starts some p' tly state. And pushes on its now unwieldy fate; Then down...it goes, And sinks in minutes, which in ages rose. N 13. TUESDAY, MAY 10, 1709. ^a'cquid agunt iominu . nostri at farrago libilli. JUV. Sat. I. 85,...
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The British Essayists, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...first breathing free, It moves again for ease and luxury; Till, swelling by degrees, it has possest The greater space, and now crowds up the rest. When...unwieldy fate ; Then down the precipice of time it goes, Am) sinks ia minutes, which in ages rose. NO 13. TUESDAY, MAY 10, 1709. daunt Itommes nostri rst farrago...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...its tender years, Till, grown more strong, it thrusts and stretches out, And elbows all the kingdom] round about : The place thus made, for its first breathing...it goes, And sinks in. minutes, which in ages rose. BRYMK A MAN must first govern himself, ere he b* fit to govern a family, and his family, ere he be...
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The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface ..., Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1817
...first breathing free, It moves again for ease and luxury; Till, swelling by degrees, it has possest The greater space, and now crowds up the rest. When...it goes, And sinks in minutes, which in ages rose. N" 13. TUESDAY, MAY 10, 1709. Quic'jmd agunt homines noitri est farrago libelli. Juv. Sat. i. 85, 86....
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