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The Powers of Genius: A Poem, in Three Parts - Page 114
by John Blair Linn - 1804 - 155 pages
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The powers of genius, a poem

John Blair Linn - 1804
...most eloquent rhetoricians, and gigantic reasoners, that the English nation has ever produced. exa" In our little journey up to the grand chartreuse,...with religion and poetry. There are certain scenes that would awe an atheist into belief, without the help of other argument, one need not have a very...
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The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 pages
...beyond expression. In our little journey up to the Grande Chartreuse, I do not remember to have goneten paces without an exclamation, that there was no restraining:...with religion and poetry. There are certain scenes that would awe an atheist into belief, without the help of other argument. One need not have a very...
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The historic gallery of portraits and paintings, Volume 2

Historic gallery - 1812
...letter to his friend West, he says, with his wonted enthusiasm, "In our little journey up to the Grande Chartreuse, I do not remember to have gone ten paces...without an exclamation, that there was no restraining j not a precipice, not a torrent, not a cliff, but is pregnant with religion and poetry. There are...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 206

George Walter Prothero - 1907
...to West, dated November 10, 1739, this peculiarity of his mental stratification is neatly exposed. ' Not a precipice, not a torrent, not a cliff but is pregnant with religion and poetry,' he wrote from Turin six weeks after the crossing. A few sentences before he had written of Turin itself:...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...after visiting this place for the first time, he says ; — " In our little journey up to the Grande Chartreuse I do not remember to have gone ten paces...restraining : not a precipice, not a torrent, not a did!, but is pregnant with religion and poetry. There are certain scenes, that would awe an atheist...
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Poems and letters of Thomas Gray: with memoirs of his life and writings

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1820 - 527 pages
...for: but those of Nature have astonished me beyond expression. In our little journey up to the Grande Chartreuse, I do not remember to have gone ten paces...with religion and poetry. There are certain scenes that would awe an atheist into belief, without the help of other argument. One need not have a very...
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Letters of Thomas Gray: Two Volumes in One

Thomas Gray - 1820 - 244 pages
...of nature have astonished me beyond expression. In our little journey up to the Grande Chartreuse. 1 do not remember to have gone ten paces without an...with religion and poetry. There are certain scenes that would awe an atheist into belief, without the help of other argument One need not have a very...
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The British Prose Writers: Gray's letters

1821
...for: But those of nature have astonished me beyond expression. In our little journey up to the Grande Chartreuse, I do not remember to have gone ten paces...with religion and poetry. There are certain scenes that would awe an atheist into belief, without the help of other argument. One need not have a very...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...enjoyment of it. " In our little journey up to the Grande Chartreuse," he writes to his friend West, " I do not remember to have gone ten paces without an exclamation that there was no restraining." And again—" You have death perpetually before your eyes ; only so far removed, as to compose the...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 3

1822
...enjoyment of it. " In our little journey up to the Grande Chartreuse," he writes to his friend West, " I do not remember to have gone ten paces without an exclamation that there was no restraining." And again—" You have death perpetually before your eyes ; only so far removed, as to compose the...
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