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" Here the heart softens and vigilance subsides ; we are then willing to inquire whether another advance cannot be made, and whether we may not, at least, turn our eyes upon the gardens of pleasure. We approach them with scruple... "
The Letter Writer: Containing a Great Variety of Letters on the Following ... - Page 226
1827 - 276 pages
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The midwife: or, The old woman's magazine

Midwife - 1750
...enter " them, but enter timorous and trembling, and " always hope to pafs through them without lofing " the Road of Virtue, which we, for a while, " keep in our Sight, and to which we propofe to " return. But Temptation fucceeds Temptationi " and one Compliance prepares us for another;...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1750
...enter them, but enter timorous and trembling ; " and always hope to pafs through them without " lofing the road of virtue, which we for a while " keep in our fight, and to which we propofe to " return. But temptation fucceeds temptation, " and one compliance...
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The Complete Letter-writer: Containing Familiar Letters on the Most Common ...

Business & Economics - 1778 - 249 pages
...we enter them, but enter timorous and trembling, and always hope to pafs through them without lofmg the road of virtue, which we, for a while, keep in ~our fight, and to which we propole to return. But temptation fucceeds temptation, and one compliance prepares...
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The Magdalen, or, history of the first penitent received into that ...

M. S - 1780
...them, but enter timer** ous and trembling, and always hope to " pafs through them without lofing the " road of virtue, which we, for a while* " keep in our fights and to which we pur~ ** pofe to return. But temptation fuccccd* * temptation, and one compliance...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...enter them, " but enter timorous and trembling, and always " hove to pafs through them without lofing the road " of virtue, which we, for a while, keep in our " fight, ar.d to which we propofe to return. But " tcr..niatio:i fucceeds temptation, and one com"...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...enter them, tc but enter timorous and trembling, and always " hope to pafs through them without lofing the road *' of virtue, which we, for a while, keep in our " fight, and to which we propofe to return. But " temptation fucceeds temptation, and one com" pliance...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...we enter them, bur enter timorous and trembling, and always hope to pafs through them without lofing the road of virtue, which we, for a while, keep in our fight, and to which we propofe to return. But temptation fucceeds temptation, and one compliance prepares...
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...we enter them, but enter timorous and trembling, and always hope to pafs through them without loiing the road of virtue, which we, for a while, keep in our iight, and to which we propofe to return. But temptation fucceeds temptation, and one compliance prepares...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...the ' gardens of pleasure. We approach them with scruple ' and hesitation ; we enter them, but enter timorous ' and trembling, and always hope to pass...' lose the happiness of innocence, and solace our dis' quiet with sensual gratifications. By degrees we let ' fall the remembrance of our original intention,...
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Beauties of British Prose

English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...the gardens of pleasure. We " approach them with scruple and hesitation ; we " enter them, but enter timorous and trembling, and " always hope to pass...return. But " temptation succeeds temptation, and one compli" ance prepares us for another ; we in time lose the " happiness of innocence, and solace our...
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