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" ... them into the tide and immediately disappeared. These hidden pitfalls were set very thick at the entrance of the bridge, so that throngs of people no sooner broke through the cloud, but many of them fell into them. They grew thinner towards the middle,... "
The Spectator ... - Page 369
by Joseph Addison - 1803
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The beauties of The Spectator 2nd ed., revised and enlarged with The vision ...

Spectator The - 1816
...persons, but their number TFM very small, that contioued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arch( s; but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk. I passed sometime in the contemplation of this wonderful structure, and the great variety of objects which it...
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Sequel to the English Reader, Or Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 286 pages
...entrance of the bridge, fo that throngs of people no fooner broke through the cloud than many fell into them. They grew thinner towards the middle, but multiplied and lay clofer together towards the end of the arches that were entire. There were indeed fome perfons, but...
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Dufief's Nature Displayed in Her Mode of Teaching Language to Man; Or, A New ...

Nicolas Gouin Dufief - 1817
...entrance of the bridge, so that hrongs of people no sooner broke through the cloud, but many of them :ell into them. They grew thinner towards the middle, but...their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobMing march on the broken arches, aut fell through one after another, jeing quite tired and spent...
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The Juvenile Mentor, Or Select Readings: Being American School Class Book No ...

Albert Picket - 1820 - 282 pages
...entrance of the bridge, so that throngs of people no sooner broke through the cloud, than many iell into them. They grew thinner towards the middle, but...another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk. tiing of the world to its consummation. Examine now, said he, this sea that is bounded with darkness...
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The Spectator: With Notes, and a General Index. The Eight Volumes Comprised ...

1822 - 771 pages
...people no sooner broke through the cloud, but many if them fell into them. They grew thinner towards UK by Hickman and Hazzard. William Brown, printer. trough one after another, being quite tired and 1*nt with so long a walk. ' I passed some time in the...
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The British Essayists: Spectator

James Ferguson - 1823
...entrance of the bridge, so that throngs of people no sooner broke through the cloud, but many of them fell into them. They grew thinner towards the middle, but...were entire. 'There were indeed some persons, but theirnumber was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

1824 - 323 pages
...entrance of the bridge, so that throngs of people no sooner broke through the cloud, but many of them fell into them. They grew thinner, towards the middle,...together towards the end of the arches that were entire. 9. There were indeed some persons, but their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - 1825 - 615 pages
...entrance of the bridge, so that throngs of people no sooner broke through the cloud, but many of them fell into them. They grew thinner towards the middle, but...hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell through ene after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk. ' I passed some time in the contemplation...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - 1828 - 276 pages
...of the bridge, so that throngs of people no sooner broke through the cloud, than many of them fell into them. They grew thinner towards the middle, but...the arches that were entire. There were indeed some persons,—but their number was Yery f.mall,—that continued a kind .of hobbling march on the broken...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 11

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...without. Prior. While you Pindarick truths rehearse, She h'ilililes in alternate verse. Id. Some persons continued a kind of hobbling march on the broken arches, but fell through. Additon. rio hobby horse with gorgeous top. Could with this Rod of Sid compare. Swift. Was he ever...
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