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" Examine now, said he, this sea that is bounded with darkness at both ends, and tell me what thou discoverest in it. I see a bridge, said I, standing in the midst of the tide. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison - Page 324
by Joseph Addison - 1811
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The Spectator, Volume 2

Literary Collections - 1718 - 342 pages
...with feveral broken Arches, which ' added to thofe that were entire, made up the Num« ber about aa hundred. As I was counting the Arches « the Genius told me that this Bridge conijlled at firft 4 of a thoufand Arches ; but: that a great Flood fwept ' away the reft, and left...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

Richard Steele - 1729
...confifted of threefcore and ten entire Arches, with * feveral broken Arches, which, added to thofe that ' were entire, made up the Number about an hundred....the Arches, the Genius told me that * this Bridge confifted at firft of a thoufand Arches ; but * that a great Flood fwept away the reft, and left the...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729 - 470 pages
...it confided of threefcore and ten entire Arches, with ' feveral broken Arches, which, added to thofe that * were entire, made up the Number about an hundred....* As I was counting the Arches, the Genius told me th,-r ' this Bridge confided at fird of a thoufand Arches ; but ' that a great Flood fwept away the...
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The Spectator, Volume 4...

2012 - 326 pages
...threefcore and ten intire Arches, with feveral broken Arches, which, added to thofe that were intire, made up the Number about an hundred. As I was counting the Arches, the Genius told me that this Bridge confifted at firft of a thoufand Arches ; but that a great Flood fwept away the reft, and left the...
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The Little Female Orators, Or Nine Evenings Entertainment, with Observations

1778
...Score -and ten entire Arches, with feveral broken Arches, which, added to thofe that were en•tM'e, made up the Number about an Hundred. As I was counting the Arches, the •Gfenius told me, that this Bridge confifted at frft of a thoufand Arches, but that a great Flood...
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Elegant extracts: or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose, selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - Literary Criticism - 1790 - 1019 pages
...confined of threefcore and ten entire arc.-ies» with fevcral broken arches, which, added to thofe that were entire, made up the number about an hundred....counting the arches, the genius told me that this bridge coniilled at' firil of a thoufand arches ; but that a great flood fwept away the reft, and left the...
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The Prose Epitome: Or, Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining ...

English literature - 1792 - 456 pages
...it confiftcd of threefcore and ten entire arches, with fevcral broken arches, which, added to thofe that were entire, made up the number about an hundred....counting the arches, the genius told me that this bridge confiftcd at firft of a thoufand arches ; but that a great flood fwept away the reft, and left the...
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Interesting anecdotes, memoirs, allegories, essays, and poetical ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794
...it confifted of threefcore and ten entire arches, with feveral broken arches, which, added to thofe that were entire, made up the number about an hundred....counting the arches, the genius told me, that this bridge at firft confifted of a thou fa nd arches; but that a great flood fwept away the reft, and left the...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele, Robert Bisset - 1794
...discwerest in it. I see a bridge, said I, standing in the midst of the tide. The bridge thou seest, said he, is human life, consider .it attentively....leisurely survey of it, I found that it consisted of th.-eescore and ten entire arches, with several broken arches, whic'.i added to those that were entire,...
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A Real Treasure for the Pious Mind

Devotional literature - 1797 - 96 pages
...it confifted of threefcore and ten entire arches, with feveral broken arches, which, added to thofe that were entire, made up the number about an hundred....I was counting the arches, the genius told me that the bridge confifted at firft of a thoufand arches; but that a great flood fwept away the reft, and...
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