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" How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere not absurd To doubt, if beams, set out at nature's birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. "
Scientific Dialogues: Intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of ... - Page 7
by Jeremiah Joyce - 1809
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...heav'n. How distant some of these nocturnal suns! So distant (says the sage,) 'twere not absurd 1225 To doubt, if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Are...world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe and wonder let me roll, And roll for ever: Who can satiate sight 1230 In such a scene?...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...where men, and angels, meet, Eat the same Manna, mingle earth, and heaven. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere...world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe and wonder let me roll, And roll/or ever : Who can satiate sight In such a scene ? in...
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The works of the author of the Night-thoughts. Revised and corrected by himself

Edward Young - 1802
...where men, and angels, meet, Eat the same Manna, mingle earth, and heaven. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere... Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe and wonder let me roll, And roll for ever: Who can satiate sight In such a scene ? in...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 3

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere not absurd To doubt, if beams, set out at Natures birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe and wonder let me roll, And roll/or ever : Who can satiate sight In such a scene ? in...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere not absurd To doubt, if beams, set out at \a/urc'n birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe and wonder let me roll, And roll for ever : Who can satiate sight In such a scene ? in...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1805 - 258 pages
...distant (says the sage,*) 'twere not absurd To doubt, if beams, set out at nature's birth, Lre yet arrivM at this so foreign world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. Ln eye of awe and wonder let me roll, Ind roll for ever : who can satiate sight n such a scene ? in...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young: In Four Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

Edward Young, Thomas Park - 1808
...this where men and angels meet, Eat the same manna, mingle earth and Heaven. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere...foreign world, Though nothing half so rapid as their (light. An eye of awe and wonder let me roll, And roll for ever. Who can satiate sight In such a scene...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage), were not absurd To doubt, if beams, set out at Feature's birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world ) Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of au e and wonder let me rull, And roll./br iff: who can satiate sight In such sí-ene...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...--uns! So distant (says the sage), "t were not absurd To doubt, if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Arc yet arriv'd at this so foreign world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe and wonder let me roll, And m\]fortcer: who can satiate sight In such a scene? in such...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young, Volume 3

Edward Young - 1811
...where men, and angels, meet, Eat the same Manna, mingle earth, and heaven. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere...world -, Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe and wonder let me roll, And roll forever : Who can satiate sight In such a scene ? in...
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