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" I had ever heard. They put me in mind of those heavenly airs that are played to the departed souls of good men upon their first arrival in paradise, to wear out the impressions of the last agonies, and qualify them for the pleasures of that happy place. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Tatler and Spectator ... - Page 472
by Joseph Addison - 1854
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729
...the Habit * of a Shepherd, with a little Mufical Inftrument in his * Hand. As 1 looked upon him he applied it to his ' Lips, and began to play upon it. The Sound of it was * exceeding fweet, and wrought into a variety of Tunes ' that were inexpreflibly melodious, and altogether difte'...
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The Little Female Orators, Or Nine Evenings Entertainment, with Observations

1778 - 106 pages
...inexpreffrblymefodioBs, and altogether different frohi any Thing I had ever heard. They put me in Mind of thofe heavenly Airs that are played to the departed- Souls 'of good Men upon their firft Arrival in Paradife, to wear out the Inkjsreflions of their taft Agonies, and qualify them for...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 258 pages
...in the habit of a shepherd , with a little musical instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him , he applied it to his lips , and began to play upon it....variety of tunes that were inexpressibly melodious , and alto-' gether different from any thing I had ever heard: they put me in mind oP those heavenly airs...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

1804
...a shepherd, with a little musical instrument in his hand. As l VOL. tt. A looked looked upon him he applied it to his lips and began to play upon it....inexpressibly melodious, and altogether different from any thing I had ever heard. They put me in mind of those heavenly airs that are played to the departed...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - 1805 - 360 pages
...one in the'habit of a shepherd, with a little musical instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him he applied it to his lips, and began to play upon it....inexpressibly melodious, and altogether different from any thing I had ever heard : they put me in mind of those heavenly airs that are played to the departed...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1808 - 1120 pages
...in the habit of a shepherd, with a little mulieal instrument in his hand. As 1 looked upon him, he applied it to his lips, and began to play upon it....that were inexpressibly melodious, and altogether di fièrent from any tiling 1 had ever heard : they put me in mind of those heavenly airs that are...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...ene in the habit of a shepherd, with a little musical instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him he applied it to his lips, and began 'to play upon it. The sound of it was exeeeding sweet, and wrought into a variety of tunes that were inexpressibly melodious, and altogether...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...little musical instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him he applied it to his lips, and began to plav upon it. The sound of it was exceeding sweet, and wrought into a variety of dmes that were inexpressibly melodious, and altogether different from any thing I had ever heard. They...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1809
...one in the habit of a shepherd, with a little musical instrument in his hand. As I looked upon him he applied it to his lips, and began to play upon it....inexpressibly melodious, and altogether different from any thing I had ever heard : they put me in mind of those heavenly airs that are played to the departed...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...shepherd, with a little musical instrument in Iiis hand. As I looked upon him he applied it to liis lips, and began to play upon it. The sound of it was...inexpressibly melodious and altogether different from any thing I had ever heard. They put me in mind of those heavenly airs that are played to the departed...
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