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" ... though I am always serious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy ; and can therefore take a view of nature, in her deep and solemn scenes, with the same pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. "
Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ... - Page 101
by Nathan Drake - 1805
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The German spy: or, Familiar letters from a gentleman on his travels thro ...

Thomas Lediard - History - 1740 - 425 pages
...fear nor grieve beyond Meafure, *' Meafure ; and can fay, with your excellent Spec*' tator, rhat (ho* I am always Serious, I do not know " what it is to be Melancholy : I never rejoice to Ex•* cefs ; I fufFer not Anger to get the better of my " Reafon -, I envy no...
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The Spectator, Volume 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1778
...thoughts in timorous minds, and gloomy imaginations ; but for my own part, though I am always ferious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy ; and can therefore take a view C/f nature, in her deep and folema fcenes, with the fame pleafure as in her moft gay and delightful...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785
...that is not difagreeable. I know that Entertainments of this Nature are apt to railc dark and difinal Thoughts in timorous Minds, and gloomy Imaginations: but for my own Part, though I am always ferious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy; an>i can therefore take a View of Nature in her...
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British Classics

Edward Francis Burney, Richard Corbould - History - 1786
...fo ferions an amufement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt to raife dark and difmal thoughts in timorous minds, and gloomy imaginations; but for my own part, though I am always ferious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy; and can therefore; take a view of nature, in her...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...fea-weed, fliclls, and coral. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt to taife dark and difmal thoughts in timorous minds and gloomy imaginations: but, for my own part, though I am -always ierious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy; and can therefore take a view of nature in her...
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The Spectator. ...

1789
...fo ferious an amufement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt to raife da.rk and difmal thoughts in timorous minds, and gloomy imaginations ; but for my own part, though I am always ferious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy ; and can therefore take a view of nature in her...
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An impartial history of the town and county of Newcastle upon Tyne and its ...

John Baillie - Newcastle upon Tyne (England) - 1801 - 612 pages
...difmal thoughts in timorous minds and gloomy imaginations ; but for my part, though I am always ferious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy ; and can therefore take a view of nature, in her deep and folemn fcenes, with the fame pleafure as in her mod gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve...
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English imprints - 1801
...thoughts in timorous minds, and gloomy imaginations ; butfor my own part, though I am always ferious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy , and can therefore take^a view of nature ia her deep and iblemn ftxnes, with the fame plcafure as in her moft gay and...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803
...for the contemplation of another day, when I shall find my mind disposed for so serious an amusement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt...deep and solemn scenes, with the same pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects which others...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1803
...for the contemplation of another day, when I shall find my mind disposed for so serious an amusement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt...deep and solemn scenes, with the same pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myselfj with those objects which others...
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