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" Is death to be feared, that will convey thee to so happy an existence ? Think not man was made in vain, who has such an eternity reserved for him. "
The Spectator - Page 209
1853 - 742 pages
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. "At length," said I, " shew me now, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid under those dark clouds...he. had left me ; I then turned again to the vision whieh I"had been so long contemplating; but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge, and the...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1808 - 1120 pages
...I, Shew me now, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie bid under those «lark clouds, which cover tbe ocean on the other side of the rock of adamant. The...myself to him a second time, but I found that he had kit me: I then turned again to the vision which I hnd been so long contemplating; but instead of the...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...said I, shew me now, I beseech tliee, the secrets that lie bid under those dark clouds which cover die ocean on the other side of the rock of adamant. The genius making me no answer, I turned me about to address myself to him a second time, but I found that he had left me ; I then turned again...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length, said I, shew me now, I beseech thee* the secrets that lie hid under those dark clouds...him a second time, but I found that he had left me j I then turned again to the vision which I had been so long contemplating, but, instead of the rolling...
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The Spanish language, la gramática inglesa, and the English reader

Nicolas Gouin Dufief - 1811
...gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length, said I, Show me now, t beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid under those dark clouds,...ocean on the other side of the rock of adamant. The genkis iiq making me no answer, I turned about to address myself to him a second time, but 1 found...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...adamant." The Genius making me no answer, I turned about to address m>sclf to him a second time, but 1 found that he had left me; I then turned again to...I had been so long contemplating ; but instead of (he rolling tide, the arched bridge, and the happy islands, I saw nothing but the long hollow valley...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 1

Elegant extracts - 1812
...gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length, said I, * Show me now, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid under those dark clouds, which cover the ocean on the other fide of the rock of adamant.' The genius making me no answer, I turned about to address myself to him...
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The Pantheon, Or, Ancient History of the Gods of Greece and Rome: For the ...

William Godwin - 1814 - 302 pages
...with the like cares and passions that infest human life. At length, said I, shew me now, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid under those dark clouds which cover the ocean on the other side beyond the end of the bridge. The genius making me no answer, I turned about to address myself to him...
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Elegant extracts, Volume 55

Elegant extracts - 1816
...I gwed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length, said I, Shew me KW, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid under those dark, clouds,...which cover the ocean on the other side of the rock of jJanant. The genius making me no an•w, I turned about to address myself to Ion a second time, but...
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...inexpressihle pleasure on these happy islands. « At length, said I, show roe now, I hrsccrh thec , the secrets that lie hid under those dark clouds which cover the ocean, on the other side of die rock nf adamant. » The Genius making me no answer, I turned an'oul to address myself to him n...
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