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" I could spend whole days and moonlight nights in feeding upon a lovely prospect ! My eyes drink the rivers as they flow. If every human being upon earth could think for one quarter of an hour as I have done for many years, there might perhaps be many... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 270
1804
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 1

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 733 pages
...passages. " Oh ! I could spend whole days, and moon-light nights, in feeding upon a lovely prospect ! My eyes drink the rivers as they flow. If every human...upon earth could think for one quarter of an hour, ns I have done for many years, there might perhaps be many miserable men among them, but not an unawakened...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846 - 762 pages
...days, and moon. light nights, in feeding upon a lovely prospect ! My eyes drink the rivers as they now. If every human being upon earth could think for one quarter of an hour, HS I have done for many years, there might perhaps be many miserable men among them, but not nn unawnkened...
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Short memoirs of eminent men

Short memoirs - 1847 - 143 pages
...devotion : "Oh I could spend whole days and moonlight nights, in feeding upon a lovely prospect! My eyes drink the rivers as they flow. If every human...quarter of an hour, as I have done for many years, there might perhaps be many miserable men among them, but not an unawakened one could be found, from...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18

1849
...exclaims elsewhere, " I could spend whole days and moonlight nights in feeding upon a lovely prospect. Holmes Agnew could think for one quarter of an hour as I have done for many years, there might perhaps be many miserable...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1850
...exclaims elsewhere, "I could spend whole days and moonlight nights in feeding upon a lovely prospect. My eyes drink the rivers as they flow. If every human being could think for one quarter of an hour as I have done for many years, there might, perhaps, be many...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 537 pages
...enough for me. O ! I could spend whole days and moonlight nights in feeding upon a lovely prospect! e In indolent vacuity of thought, And sleeps, and...the mood lethargic with a mask Of deep deliberati there might perhaps be many miserable men among them, but not an unawakehcd one could be found, from...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems. Now First ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 749 pages
...enough for me. Oh ! I could spend whole days and moonlight nights in feeding upon a lovely prospect ! My eyes drink the rivers as they flow. If every human...quarter of an hour as I have done for many years, there might, perhaps, be many miserable men among them, but not an unawakened one would be found from...
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The kaleidoscope of anecdotes and aphorisms, collected by C. Sinclair

Catherine Sinclair - 1851
...of Lord Byron. I could spend whole days, and moonlight nights, in feeding upon a lovely prospect ! My eyes drink the rivers as they flow. If every human...quarter of an hour, as I have done for many years, there might, perhaps, be many miserable men among them ; but not an unawakened one could be found,...
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The Christian Library: Comrising the Following Standard Works in Religious ...

1851 - 572 pages
...over my mind, that I think it no small proof of your partiality to me, that you will read my letters. If every human being upon earth could think for one quarter of an hour, as 1 have thought for many years, there might perhaps be many miserable men among them, but not one unawakened...
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The Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

1852
...passages. " Oh ! I could spend whole days, and moon-light nights, in feeding upon a lovely prospect ! My eyes drink the rivers as they flow. If every human...quarter of an hour, as I have done for many years, there might perhaps he many miserable men among them, but not an unawakened one could be found, from...
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