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" Distinguished link in being's endless chain! Midway from nothing to the Deity! A beam ethereal, sullied and absorpt! Though sullied and dishonoured, still divine! Dim miniature of greatness absolute! An heir of glory ! a frail child of dust: Helpless... "
The Age of Pope (1700-1744) - Page 82
by John Dennis - 1906 - 260 pages
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The Complaint; Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1813 - 352 pages
...endless chain ! A beam ethereal, sullied and absorb'd ! Though sullied and dishonour' d, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! An heir of glory!...! At home a stranger, Thought wanders up and down, surpris'd, aghast, And wondering at her own : how reason reels ! Oh, what a miracle to man is man,...
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The poetical works of Edward Young. Collated with the best eds.: by T. Park

Edward Young - 1813 - 168 pages
...ethereal, sullied and absorpt ! Though sullied and dishonour'd, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatuess absolute ! An heir of glory! a frail child of dust!...tremble at myself, And in myself am lost. At home a itraoger, Thought wanders up and down, surpris'd, aghast, And wondering at her own. How reason reels...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 83, Part 1; Volume 113

1813
...the Deity ! A beam ethereal, sullied, and absorpt ! Though sullied and dishonour'd, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute! An heir of glory!...Helpless immortal! insect infinite! A worm ! a God !" COMPLAINT, Niglit /. 76. Faulkner's History of Fulham. (Continued from page 243.) OF the late benevolent...
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An Essay on the Philosophy, Study and Use of Natural History

Charles Fothergill - 1813 - 236 pages
...to the Deity ! A beam ethereal, snlly'd and absorpt ! Tho' sully "d and dishonour'd, still divine! Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! An heir of glory...Helpless immortal ! insect infinite ! A worm ! a god ! " CHAP. V. Some important Reflexions, arising from a Consideration of the Nature of Animals. On the...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1849
...Speaking of heaven brings to our mind its destined inhabitant, man. Dr. Young thus describes him : " An heir of glory! a frail child of dust : Helpless...aghast, And wondering at her own. How reason reels ! Oh what a miracle to men is man ! Triumphantly distressed ! what joy ! what dread ! Alternately transported...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1847
...of distant worlds ! Distinguished link in being's endless chain ! Midway from nothing to the Deity ! Dim miniature of Greatness absolute ! An heir of glory ! a frail child of dust ! Oh, what a miracle to man, is Man !" It really does seem strange, and on any grounds of rationality...
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The complaint; or, Night thoughts, on life, death, and immortality ...

Edward Young - 1815
...the Deity ! A beam ethereal, sully'd, and absorpt ! Though sully'd and dishonour'd, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! An heir of glory...! at home a stranger, Thought wanders up and down, surpris'd, aghast, And wond'ring at her own. How reason reels ! O what a miracle to man is man, Triumphantly...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1816 - 268 pages
...to the Deity ! A beam ethereal, sullied and absorpt! Though sullied and dishonour'd, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute! An heir of glory...Thought wanders up and down, surprised, aghast, And wond'ring at her own. How reason reels ! 0 what a miracle to man is man, Triumphantly distress'd! what...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1816 - 351 pages
...the Deity .' A beam ethereal, sully'd and absorpt ! Though sully'd, and dishonourM, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! An heir of glory...! At home a stranger, Thought wanders up and down, supris'd, aghast, And wond'ring at her own : how reason reels ! O what a miracle to man is man, Triumphantly...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1817 - 324 pages
...the Deity ! A beam ethereal, sullied and absorb'd ! Though sullied, and dishonour'd, still divine ! Dim miniature of greatness absolute ! An heir of glory...aghast, And wondering at her own : how reason reels ! Oh what a miracle to man is man, Triumphantly distress'd ! what joy, what dread ! Alternately transported,...
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