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" those great flights of birds that are perpetually hovering about the bridge, and settling upon it 'from time to time? I see vultures, harpies, ravens, cormorants, and among many other feathered creatures, several little winged boys, that perch in great... "
The Spectator - Page 209
1853 - 742 pages
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...birds that are perpetually hovering about the bridge, and settling upon it from time to time ? I See vultures, harpies, ravens, cormorants, and among many...Love, with the like cares and passions that infest hitman life. ' I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I, man was made in vain ! how is he given away...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 258 pages
...birds that are perpetually hovering about the bridge , and settling upon it from time to time ? I see vultures , harpies , ravens , cormorants , and among...arches. These , said the genius , are envy , avarice , super-- z5o THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. stition , despair , love , with the like cares and passions that...
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

Spectator The - 1808
...cormorants, and, among many other feathered creatures, sevenl little winged hoys, that perch in great numhers upon the middle arches. These, said the genius, are...life. " I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I, mm was made in vain 1 How is he given away to misery and mortality! tortured in life and swallowed...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...birds tliat are perpetually hovering about the bridge, and settling upon it from time to time ? 1 see vultures, harpies, ravens, cormorants, and among many...boys, that perch in great numbers upon the middle urches." " These," said the genius, " are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1808 - 1120 pages
...? I see vultures, ha' pies, ravens, cormorants, and, among many other feathered creatures, sex eral little winged boys, that perch in great numbers upon...the middle arches. These, said the genius, are envy, avnrire, superstition, despair, love, with the like cares anJ passions that infest human life. I here...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...it from time to time ? I see vultures, harpies, ravens, cormorants, and among many other leathered creatures several little winged boys, that perch in...numbers upon the middle arches." " These," said the genins, " are Envy, Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like cares and passions that infest...
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The Spanish language, la gramática inglesa, and the English reader

Nicolas Gouin Dufief - 1811
...birds that are perpetually hovering about the bridge, and settling upon it from time to time ? I see vultures, harpies, ravens, cormorants, and among many...cares and passions that infest human life. I here fetehed a deep sigh : Alas, said I, man was made m vain ! how is he given away to misery and mortality...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...perpetually hovering about the bridge, and settling upon it from time to time? I see vultures, harpyes, ravens, cormorants, and among many other feathered...despair, love, with the like cares and passions that infect human life. " I here fetched a deep sigh ; alas, said I, man was made in vain ! How is he given...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...birds that are perpetually hovering about the bridge, and settling upon it from time to time ll see vultures, harpies, ravens, cormorants, and among many...Avarice, Superstition, Despair, Love, with the like careĽ and passions that infest human life." ' I here fetched a deep sigh. " Alas," said I, ".man was...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...perpetually hovering about the bridge, and settling upon it from time to time? I see vultures, harpyes, ravens, cormorants, and among many other feathered...superstition, despair, love, with the like cares and pas. sions that infect human life. " I here fetched a deep sigh ; alas, said I, man was made in vain...
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