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" I should with great alacrity teach them all to fly. But •what would be the security of the good, if the bad could at pleasure invade them from the sky ? Against an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor seas, could afford... "
The Vicar of Wakefield: A Tale - Page 338
by Oliver Goldsmith - 1823
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Rasselas, prince of Abissinia. Pr. with patent types. Rusher's ed, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1804
...and in a year expect to tower into the air beyond the malice and pursuit of man. But I will work pnly on this condition, that the art shall not be divulged,...northern savages might hover in the wind, and light with irresistable violence upon the capital of a fruitful region. Even this valley, the retreat of princes,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...received." " If men were all virtuous," returned the artist, " I should with 'great alacrity teach them all to fly. But what would be the security of the good,...an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor seas, could afford any security. A flight of northern savages might hover in the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An essay on his life and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...received." / " If men were all virtuous, returned the artist, I should with great alacrity teach them all to fly. But •what would be the security of the good,...an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor seas, could afford any security. A flight of northern savages might hover in the...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - English fiction - 1811 - 234 pages
...received." " If men were all virtuous," returned the artist, " I should with great alacrity teach them all to fly. But what would be the security of the good,...an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor seas, could afford any security. A flight of northern savages might hover in the...
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Works, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...received." " If men were all virtuous," returned the artist, " I should with great alacrity teach them all to fly. But •what would be the security of the good,...an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor seas, could afford any security. A flight of northern savages might hover in the...
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The history of Rasselas, prince of Abyssinia

Samuel Johnson - 1815
...received." '' If men were all virtuous/' returned the artist, " I should with great alacrity teach them all to fly. But what would be the security of the good,...an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor seas, could afford any security. A flight of northern savages might hover in the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1816
...received." " If men were all virtuous, returned the artist, I should with great alacrity teach them all to fly. But what would be the security of the good...an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor seas, could afford any security. . A flight of northern savages might hover in the...
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Airs of Palestine: A Poem

John Pierpont - 1817 - 58 pages
...received." " If men were all virtuous," returned the artist, " I should with great alacrity teach them all to fly. But what would be the security of the good,...an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor scaa could afford any security. A flight of northern e\vages might hover in the...
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The works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...received." " If men were all virtuous," returned the artist, " I should with great alacrity teach them all to fly. But what would be the security of the good,...an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor seas, could afford any security. A flight of northern savages might hover in the...
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The British novelists: with an essay, and prefaces, biographical ..., Volume 26

Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - English literature - 1820
...received^ If men were all virtuous, returned the artist, I should with great alacrity teach them all to fly. But what would be the security of the good,...an army sailing through the clouds, neither walls, nor mountains, nor seas, could aiford any security. A flight of northern savages might hover in the...
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