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" The valley that thou seest, said he, is the vale of misery, and the tide of water that thou seest is part of the great tide of eternity. What is the reason, said I, that the tide I see rises out of a thick mist at one end, and again loses itself in a... "
The Spectator [by J. Addison and others] with sketches of the lives of the ... - Page 256
by Spectator The - 1853
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The Spectator: ...

1718
...the other? What « thou feeft, faid he, is that Portion of Eternity whichis « called Time, meafured out by the Sun, and reaching • from the Beginning of the World toitsConfummation. ."• Exarainenow, laid he, this Sea that is thus bounded with • Darknefs at both...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729
...the * other ? What chou feeft, faid he, is that Portion of * Eternity which is called Time, meafured out by the * Sun, and reaching from the Beginning of the World ' to its Contamination. Examine now, faid he, this ' Sea that is thus bounded with D.irkncfs at both Ends, *...
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The Little Female Orators, Or Nine Evenings Entertainment, with Observations

1778 - 106 pages
...the other ? What thou feeft, faid he, is that Portion of Eternity which is called Time, and meafured out by the Sun, and reaching from the Beginning of the World to its Consummation. Examine now, faid he, this Sea, that is thus bounded with Darknefs at both •both Ends, and tell me what thon difcovereft...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 8

John Wesley - 1785
...mift at the other? What thou feeft faid he, is that portion of eternity which is called Time, meafured out by the Sun, and reaching from the beginning of the world to its confummation. Examine now, faid he, this fea that is thus bounded with darknefs at both ends, and tell...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...reason, said I, that the title I see rises out of a thick mist at one end, and again loses itself in a thick mist at the other? What thou seest, said he,...'which is called time, measured out by the sun, and leaching reaching from the beginning of the world to its consummation. Examine now, said he, this sea...
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The Spectator ...

1803
...reason," said I, " that the tide I see rises out of a thick mist at one end, and again loses itself in a thick mist at the other ?" " What thou seest," said...and reaching from the beginning of the world to its coimimmation. Examine now," said he, " this sea that is bounded with darkness at both ends, and tell...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

1804
...reason, said I, that the tide I sec rises out of a thick mist at one end, and again loses itself in a thick mist at the other ? What thou seest, said he,...what thou discoverest in it. I see a bridge, said f, standing in the midst of the tide. The bridge thou seest, said he, is Human Life : consider it attentivelyUpon...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - 1805 - 360 pages
...reason, said I, that the tide I see rises out of a thick mist at one end, and again loses itself in a thick mist at the other ? What thou seest, said he, is that portion of eternity which is cafled time, measured out by the sun, and reaching from the beginning of the world to its consummation....
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

Spectator The - 1808
...reason, a* I, that tlK Ode I we rises out of a thick mut at out ' I I. and again luses itself in a thick mist at the other? What thou seest, said he,...portion of eternity which is called time, measured out hy the Mm. and retching from the hegiuning of the world to its conHu-mmatiou. Examine now, said he,...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...end, and again loses itself in a thick mist at the other ?" " What thou seesl," said he, " is tlnit portion of eternity which is called time, measured...by the sun, and reaching from the beginning of the work; to its consummation." " Examine now," said he, " this sea that is bounded with darkness at both...
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