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" A worm ! a god ! I tremble at myself, And in myself am lost. At home a stranger, Thought wanders up and down, surprised, aghast. And wondering at her own. How reason reels . O, what a miracle to man is man ! Triumphantly distressed! "
The age of Pope Repr - Page 84
by John Dennis - 1896
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...is Man, 85 Triumphantly distress'd ! what joy, what dread ! . Alternately transported, and alarm'd! What can preserve my life ? or what destroy ? An angel's...the grave, Legions of angels can't confine me there. 90 'Tis past conjecture; all things rise in proof: While o'er my limbs Sleep's soft dominion spreads,...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802
...to man is man, Triumphantly distress'd! what joy, what dread! Alternately transported, and alarm'd ! What can preserve my life ? or what destroy ? An angel's...the grave; Legions of angels can't confine me there. Tis past conjecture; all things rise in proof: While o'er my limbs sleep's soft dominion spread : What...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts: In Three Volumes, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802 - 383 pages
...to man is man, Triumphantly distress'd! what joy, what dread! Alternately transported, and alarm'd ! "What can preserve my life ? or what destroy ? An...grave ; Legions of angels can't confine me there. 'Tis past conjecture; all things rise in proof: While o'er my limbs sleep's soft dominion spread :...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...man is man, Triumphantly distress'd ! what joy, what dread ! Alternately transported, and alarm'd ! What can preserve my life ? or what destroy ? An angel's...grave ; Legions of angels can't confine me there. 'Tis past conjecture ; all things rise in proof: While o'er my limbs sleep's soft dominion spread :...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...man is man, Triumphantly distress'd ! what joy, what dread ! ..Alternately transported, and alarm'd ! What can preserve my life ? or what destroy ? An angel's...grave ; Legions of angels can't confine me there. Tis past conjecture; all things rise in proof: While o'er my limbs sleep's soft dominion spread : ,...
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A Plea for Religion and the Sacred Writings: Addressed to the Disciples of ...

David Simpson - 1803 - 351 pages
...nominal Professor ? If the righteous scarcely be saved, where shall the ungodly and the sinner appear ? " What can preserve my life ! or what destroy ! " An...grave : " Legions of angels can't confine me there." ReflecT: then, MY COUNTRYMEN, upon your situation. Be the Scriptures true or false; be JESUS CHRIST...
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The Art of Speaking: Containing. An Essay, in which are Given Rules for ...

James Burgh - 1804 - 291 pages
...frail child of dust .' Helpless immortal ! Insect infinite ! A -worm ! A God ! I tremble at myself 7 What can preserve my life'? or what destroy ? An Angel's...snatch me from the grave, Legions of angels can't conjine me there. XXXII. SEEMING CIVILITY. The meeting between the knight of thi Red Cross, attended...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1805
...^Her^renson reels! c3tji O what a miracle, to man, is man, Triumphantly distress'd ! what joy ! what dread ! Alternately transported and alarmed ! What can preserve...the grave: Legions of angels can't confine me there. . 'Tis past conjecture ; all things rise in proof. While o'er my limbs Sleep's soft dominion spread,...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1805 - 258 pages
...man is man, Triumphantly distress'd ! what joy, what dread ! Alternately transported, and alarm d ! What can preserve my life ? or what destroy ? An angel's...grave : Legions of angels can't confine me there. 'Tis past conjecture : all things rise in proof: While o'er my limbs sleep's soft dominion spreads,...
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Poëmes ou morceaux détachés de differens auteurs anglais, traduits en vers ...

Albin-Joseph-Ulpien Hennet - 1806
...man is man , Triumphantly distress'dj what joy, what dread! Alternately-transported, and alarm'd ! "What can preserve my life! or what destroy! An angel's...grave ; Legions of angels can't confine me there. Maïs quel être plus grand, plus étonnant encor , A son gré lui dispense cl la vie et la mort ?...
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