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" I observed some with scimitars in their hands, and others with urinals, who ran to and fro upon the bridge, thrusting several persons on trap-doors which did not seem to lie in their way, and which they might have escaped had they not been thus forced... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Tatler and Spectator ... - Page 474
by Joseph Addison - 1854
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The Spectator ...

1739 - 313 pages
...been thus forced ' upon them. 'THE Genius feeing me indulge my felf in this me' lancholy Profpeft, told me I had dwelt long enough ' upon it : Take thine Eyes off the Bridge,, faid he, and ' tell me if thou yet feeft any thing thou doft not com' prehend. Upon looking up, What...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

1773 - 376 pages
...they not been thus forced upon them. The genius feeing me indulge myfelf in this melancholy profpeft, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it ; Take thine eyes off the bridge, faid he, and tell me if them feeft any thing thou doit not comprehend. Upon looking up, What mean,...
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The Little Female Orators, Or Nine Evenings Entertainment, with Observations

1778 - 106 pages
...they not been thus forced upon them. The Genius feeing me indulge myfelf in this melancholy Profpecl, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it. Take thine Eyes off the Bridge, faid he, and tell me, if thou yet feeft any Thing thou doft not comprehend. Upon looking up, What mean,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1019 pages
...not been thus forced upon them. The genius fee-ing fne indulge myfelf in this melancholy profpeft, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it : Take thine eyes off the bridge, faid he, and tell me if thou feelt any thing thou doft not comprehend. Upon looking up, What mean,...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...this confusion of objects, I observed some with scimitars in their hands, and others with urinals, who ran to and fro upon the bridge, thrusting several...forced upon them. 'The Genius seeing me indulge myself on this melancholy prospect, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it. Take thine eyes off the bridge,...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Joseph Addison - 1794 - 240 pages
...they not thus been forced upon them. The genius feeing me indulge myfelf in this melancholy profpeft, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it : Take thine eyes off the bridge, faid he, and tell me if thou yet fee'ft any thing thou ( 217 ) thou doft not comprehend. Upon looking...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...this confusion of objects, I observed some with scimitars in their hands, and others with urinals, who ran to and fro upon the bridge, thrusting several...upon them. . ' The Genius, seeing me indulge myself on this melancholy prospect, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it. " Take thine eyes off the bridge,"...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

1804
...this confusion of objects, I observed some with scimitars in their hands, and others with urinals, who ran to and fro upon the bridge, thrusting several...forced upon them. ' The genius seeing me indulge myself on this melancholy prospect, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it. Take thine eyes off the bridge,...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - 1808
...their hands, and others with urinals, who ran to and fro upon the bridge, thrusting several persons ou trap-doors which did not seem to lie in their way,...escaped had they not been thus forced upon them. * The genins seeing me indulge myself on this melancholy prospect, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it....
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

Spectator The - 1808
...ohserved some with scimitars in their hands, and others with urinals, who ran to and fro upon \lhridge, thrusting several persons on trap-doors which did...way, and which they might have escaped had they not heen thus forced upon them. " The Genins seeing me indulge myself in this mflancholy pruspect, told...
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