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An Inquiry Into the Beauties of Painting: And Into the Merits of the Most ... - Page 55
by Daniel Webb - 1761 - 200 pages
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Poems

John Dyer - 1761 - 180 pages
...fleeps : then the flirouds drop ; The downy feather, on the cordage hung, Moves not ; the flat fealhines like yellow gold, Fus'd in the fire ; or like the marble floor Of fome old temple wide. But where fo wide, In old or later time, its marble floor Did ever temple boaft as this, which here...
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Remarks on the Beauties of Poetry, Issue 1

Daniel Webb - Poetry - 1762 - 123 pages
...; then the fhrouds drop ; \ The downy feather on the cordage hung, Moves not ; the flat fea (hines like yellow gold ' ' Fus'd in the fire, or like the...fome old temple, wide. * . '* IT is evident, that the poet ftudied the effect in thefe verfes; but he has foftened his artifice by the fimplicity of his...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW

SEVERAL HANDS - 1762
...drop } The downy feather on the cordage hung, Moves no: ; the fiat fea mines like yellow gold l'u A! in the fire, or like the marble floor Of fome old temple, wide. " It is evident that the Poet ftudied the effect in thefe Verfes J but he has foftcned his artifice by the fimplicity of his...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 53-54

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...zephyr ileeps i then the fhrouds drop.; The downy feather, on the cordage hung, Moves not ; the flatfea fhines like yellow gold, , Fus'd in the' fire ; or like the marble floor Of fome old temple wide. But where fo wide, in old or later time, its marble floor I Eld Did ever temple boaft as this, which...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 53

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fleeps i then the fhrouds drop.; The downy feather, on the cordage hung, Moves not; the flat fca mines like yellow gold, Fus'd in the fire ; or like the marble floor Of fome old temple wide. But where fo wide, . In old or later time, its marble floor Did ever temple boaft as this, which here...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dyer; Mallet

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...dead calms, that oft lie on thole fmooth feas While every zephyr fleeps i then the fhrouds drop; The downy feather, on the cordage hung, Moves not ; the flat fea fhines like yellow gold, Fas'd in the fire ; or like the marble floor Of fome old templs wide. But where fo wide, In old or...
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The works of the English poets: With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 53

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...drop -, The downy .feather, on the cordage hung, Moves not ; the flat fea fhines like yeliow'gold, Fus'd in the fire ; or like the marble floor Of fome old temple wide. But where fo wide, In old or later time, its marble floor , I Did ever temple boaft as this, which...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1787
...dead calms, that oft lie on thefe fmooth feas When ev'ry zephyr fleeps; then the fhrouds diop; . The downy feather, on the cordage hung, Moves not ; the...or like the marble floor Of fome old temple wide. THE third fet of objects, which I mentioned the found of words as capable of reprefenting, confifts...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...fleeps: then the fhrouds drop; The downy feather, on the cordage hung, Moves not ; the flat fea mines like yellow gold, Fus'd in the fire; or like the marble floor Of fome old temple wide. But where fo wide. In old or later time, its marble floor Did Did ever temple boaft as this, which...
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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...ileeps : then the fnrouds drop ; The downy feather, on the cordage hung, Moves not ; the flat fea mines like yellow gold, Fus'd in the fire ; or like the marble floor Of fome old temple wide. But where fo wide, In old or later time, its marble floor Did ever temple boaft as this, which here...
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