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" He saw ; but blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night. Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide o'er the fields of Glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, . With necks in thunder clothed, and long-resounding pace. "
The Foundations of Spiritualism,: By W. Whately Smith - Page 52
by Whately Carington - 1920 - 123 pages
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D., Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson, Edmond Malone - Literary Criticism - 1824
...but two horses ; but they are of " ethereal race :" " Behold where Dryden's less presumptuoua,car, Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long resounding pace." " How small of all that human hearts endure,...
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The Works of Thomas Gray, Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - Fore-edge painting - 1825 - 2 pages
...28. — GRAY. Ver. 101. He saw; but, blasted with excess of light.] " Oculos ausus attollere contra." Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide...fields of glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, 105 With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long-resounding pace. III. 3. Hark, his hands the lyre explore...
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Elegant Extracts: Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1826
...tremble while they gaze, He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide...fields of Glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, AVith necks in thunder cloth'd, and long resounding pace. * Shakspeare. t Milton. III. 3. Hark, his...
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The life of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

James Boswell - 1826
...characterize Dryden. He, indeed, famishes his car with but two horses ; but they are of " ethereal race :" Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide o'er...fields of glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long resounding pace. as much perplexed by Luke as by Lydiat in...
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The poetical works

Richard Westall - Presses, Issues of - 1826 - 134 pages
...tremble while they gaze, He saw; but, blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of etherial race, [pace. With necks in thunder clothed, and long-resounding Ver. 95. ATor second He, that...
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The works of Thomas Gray: collated from the various editions ; with memoirs ...

Thomas Gray, William Mason - 1827 - 446 pages
...tremble while they gaze, He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light, Clos'd his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide...fields of Glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder cloth 'd and long-resounding pace. III. 3. Hark, his hands the lyre explore !...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...tremble while they gaze, He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light, Clos'd his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide o'er the fields of glory bear 40 Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder cloth 'd, and long resounding pace. Hark, his...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...tremble while they gaze, He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light, Clos'd his eyes in endless night. Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide o'er...fields of glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long-resounding pace. Hark, his hands the lyre explore ! Bright-eyed...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...of light, j V Closed his eyes in endless night. \ Behold where Dryden'rf less presumptuous саг \ him whom his ungentle fortune urged Against his OWD sad breast t With necks in thunder clothed, and long-resounding pace. ' Ode to Eton College,' the 'Ode to Adversity,'...
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The North American Review, Volume 35

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1832
...that rode sublime Upon the seraph wings of ecstacy." ' Dryden he assigns to an inferior class, — " Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of inferior race," &c.' The writer observed that the German critics call Dryden a man walking upon stilts...
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