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" ... harmless lambs; some leaping securely in the cool shade, whilst others sported themselves in the cheerful sun; and saw others craving comfort from the swollen udders of their bleating dams. As I thus sat, these and other sights had so fully possessed... "
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Page 308
1841
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The Complete Angler; Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a Fac ...

Izaak Walton - Fishing - 1653 - 246 pages
...Poet has happily expreft it ; I was for that time lifted above earth; 4nd poflejl joyes not promifd in my birth. As I left this place, and entered into the next field, afecondpleafure entertained me, 'twas a handfome Milk-maid, that had caft away all care, and fung like...
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The Complete Angler: Or, Contemplative Man's Recreation...: Prefixed, the ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton, Sir John Hawkins - Fishing - 1775
...poet has happily expreft it, Ivans for that time lifted above earth ; And poffeft joys not promis<d in my birth. As I left this place and entered into the next field, a fecond pleafure entertained me ; "twas a handfome milk-maid, that had not yet attained fo much age...
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Literary hours; or, Sketches, critical, narrative, and poetical, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1804
...dams. As I thus sat, these and other sights had so fully possessed my soul with content, that z 2I thought, as the poet has happily expressed it, I was for that time lifted above earth. " As I left this place and entered into the next field, a second pleasure entertained me ; 'twas a...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...had so fully possessed my soul with content, that I thought, as the poet has happily expressed it: t I was for that time lifted above earth ; And possessed joys not promised in my birtl:. As I left this place and entered into the next field, a second pleasure entertained me; 'twas...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

England - 1823
...As I thus sat, these and other sights had so fully possessed my soul with content, that I < bought, as the poet has happily expressed it; ' I was for that time lifted above earth ; And possess'd joys not promised in my birth.' " As I left this place, and entered into the next field,...
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The Complete Angler

I. Walton - 1833
...these and other sights had so fully possessed my soul with content, that I thought, as the poet hath happily expressed it, I was for that time lifted above earth ; And poasess'd joys not promised in my birth. As I left this place, and entered into the next field, a second...
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The complete angler; or, Contemplative man's recreation

Izaak Walton, J. Hawkins - 1836
...these and other sights had so fully possessed my soul with content, that I thought, as the poet hath happily expressed it, I was for that time lifted above earth ; And possess 'd joys not promised in my birth. As I left this place, and entered into the next field, a...
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Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ...

Thomas Miller - Country life - 1837 - 425 pages
...their bleating dams. As I thus sat, these and other sights had so fully possest my soul with content, that I thought, as the poet has happily expressed it, ' I was for that time lifted above earth, And possest joys not promised in my birth.' As I left this place and entered into the next field, a second...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1837
...sights had so fully possessed my ( soul with content, that I thought as the poet has happily ex' pressed it, ' I was for that time lifted above earth ; ' And possessed joys not promised in my birth.' We are tempted to transcribe the stanzas in which Walton preĢents the very spirit of his ' Angler.'...
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The Complete Angler, Or, Contemplative Mans Recreation: Being a Discourse on ...

Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton - Fishing - 1839 - 396 pages
...their bleating dams. As I thus sat, these and other sights had so fully possessed my soul with content, that I thought, as the poet has happily expressed it, I was for that time lifted aboce earth ; And possess'd joys not promis'd in my birth. As I left this place, and entered into the...
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