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" They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation; others can have none. "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 2
1803
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley

William Cowper - 1803
...the Bar of the House of Lords, to entitle himself publickly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself,...have none." His terrors on this occasion arose to such an astonishing height, that they utterly overwhelmed his reason :^for altho' he had endeavoured...
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The Life and Posthumous Writings of William Cowper, Esqr: With an ...

William Hayley - 1803 - 413 pages
...'the Bar of the House of Lords, to entitle himself publickly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself,...poison, may have some idea of the horrors " of my situation — others can have none." His terrors on this occasion arose to such an astonishing height,...
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The Life and Posthumous Writings of William Cowper, Esqr: With an ...

William Hayley - 1803 - 413 pages
...the Bar of the House of Lords, to entitle himself publickly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself,...in his early life, he expresses, what he endured at that time, in these remarkable words : " They, *' whose " whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 1

1804
...Speaking of this important incident, * in a sketch, which he once formed himself., of passage» in hi» early life, he expresses what he endured at the time...mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation.... others can have none." " His terrors on this occasion arose to such an astonishing height,...
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The Life, and Posthumous Writings, of William Cowper, Esqr, Volume 1

William Hayley - 1805
...the bar of the House of Lords to entitle himself publicly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch*,, which he once formed himself, of passages in his earlj(F life, he expresses what he endured at the time, in these remarkable words : " They whose spirits...
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The life and posthumous writings of William Cowper, by W. Hayley ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...the Bar of the House of Lords, to entitle himself publicly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself,...poison, may have some idea " of the horrors of my situation — others can have "none." His terrors on this occasion arose to such an astonishing height,...
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The Life, and Posthumous Writings, of William Cowper, Esqr: With ..., Volume 1

William Hayley - 1806
...the Bar of the House of Lords, to entitle himself publicly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself,...are " formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition tff " themselves is mortal poison, may have some idea (c of the horrors of my situation — others...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...bar of the house of lords, to entitle himself publicly to the office. ' " Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself...whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhihition of themselves is mortal poison, may bare soine idea of the horrours of my situation— others...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ..., Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - 1813
...the bar of the house of lords, to entitle himself publicly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself,...mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation : others can have none.' — His terrors on this occasion arose to such an astonishing height,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - 1813
...the bar of the house of lords, to entitle himself publicly to the office. Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself,...public exhibition of themselves is mortal poison, tnay have some idea of the horrors of my situation : others can have none.' — His terrors on this...
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