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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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Sixth, Or, Classic English Reader

William Swinton - 1885 - 608 pages
...of the bridge,2 so that throngs of people no sooner broke through the cloud 3 but many of them fell into them. They grew thinner towards the middle, but...their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling4 march on the broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent...
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Chambers's graduated readers, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1885
...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...together towards the end of the arches that were entire. 10. There were indeed some persons, but their number was very small, that continued a kind of hobbling...
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Vital Statistics: A Memorial Volume of Selections from the Reports and ...

William Farr - 1885 - 563 pages
...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." Our life table follows "a throng" of 100,000 that "brake through the cloud" into life at the same moment,...
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Domestic Hygiene and Sanitary Information

George Wilson - 1885 - 314 pages
...so that throngs fell through them as soon as they broke through the cloud. They became fewertowards the middle, but multiplied and lay closer together towards the end of the arches that were entire, while over the broken arches there were some persons, though very few indeed, that "continued a kind...
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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - 1885
...of the bridge,2 so that throngs of people no sooner broke through the cloud 3 but many of them fell into them. They grew thinner towards the middle, but...multiplied and lay closer together towards the end ef the arches that were entire. There were indeed some persons, but their number was very small, that...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 44; Volume 107

1886
...not labor and sorrow rather it was continual gladness, it seemed to all who saw him as I did. " There were indeed some persons, but their number was...being quite tired and spent with so long a walk." Never did the description from the famous vision fit any man less than it fitted Ranke ; and this feeling,...
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A Drill Book in the Elements of the English Language

Edward Conant - 1887 - 156 pages
...and lay closer together toward the end of the arches that were entire. (28) There were, indeed, Borne persons, but their number was very small, that continued...another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk. (29) I passed some time in the contemplation of this wonderful structure, and the great variety of...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - 1887
...They grew thinner towards thé middle, but multiplied and lay closer together towards thé end of thé arches that were entire. There were indeed some persons,...small, that continued a kind of hobbling march on thé broken arches, but fell through one after another, being quite tired and spent' with so long a...
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The Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

1888 - 555 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...together towards the end of the arches that were entire. " I passed some time in the contemplation of this wonderful structure, and the great variety of objects...
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The American Practitioner, Volumes 5-6

1888
...the broken arches a few straggled on, and are said to have "continued a kind of hobbling march, bat fell through, one after another, being quite tired and spent with so long a walk." We see in this description of Addison that he was to some degree a fatalist. He did not seem to realize...
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