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" Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, And see the ocean leaning on the sky ; From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. "
The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and additions ... - Page 246
by James Boswell - 1807
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...CLXIV. Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, ^ And view the ocean leaning on the sky i >-'^ From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. CLXV. This I foretel, from your auspicious care, i,"S. Who great in search of God and Nature grow...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1791 - 516 pages
...the lunar world fecurely pr)7." Talking of puns, Johnfon, who had a great contempt for that ipecies of wit, deigned to allow that there was one good pun in " Menagiana," I think on the word corps. Much pleafant converfation pafled, which Johnfon relifhed with great good humour. But his converfation...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...was not conscious: Then we upon our orb's last verge shall go, And see the ocean leaning on the sky ; From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar World securely pry. , ' wse lines have no meaning but may we not say, in imitation of Cowley on another book, Tis so...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...not conscious : Then we upon our orb's last verge shall go, And see the ocean leaning on the sky ; From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. These lines have no meaning but may we not say, in imitation of Cowley on another book, Tis so...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd - English language - 1805
...danger; sif.ly. We upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky; rrom thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world iccurely pry. DryJeo. - . ... f , ni/ in jet ur~e. i T^hc cause of safety ; protection; defence They,...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

Business & Economics - 1806 - 698 pages
...lie, was conscious : Then we upon our orbs last verge shall g, And see the ocean leaning on the sky, from thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. These lines ferve ire meaning r fent majr w not say in imitation of Cowfey on another hook, TS...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky ; From tlienoe our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. Tins 1 foretel, from your auspicious care, Who great in search of God anil Nature grow; Who best your...
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The life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: comprehending an account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Literary Criticism - 1807
...we upon our globe's last verge shall go, ' And see the ocean leaning on the sky ; ' From thence ot1r rolling neighbours we shall know, ' And on the lunar...good pun in " Menagiana," I think on the word corps. 3 Much pleasant conversation passed, which Johnson relished with great good humour. But his conversation...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...longitude. Dryden. 164. Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky: From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. 165. This I foretel from your auspicious care, * Who great in search of God and nature grow; Who best...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...expressive : ' Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky'; From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know/ And on the lunar world securely pry. In short, Dryden never fails in the power of elegant expression, till he ventures upoit something which...
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