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The American manual, or, New English reader: consisting of exercises in ... - Page 153
by Moses Severance - 1835 - 300 pages
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by...happy seats \ but the Genius told me there was no passage to them, except through the gates of death that I saw opening every moment upon the bridge....
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801
...shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon their heads , passing among the trees , lying down...happy seats ; but the genius told me there was no passage to them , except through the gates of death that I saw opening every moment upon the bridge....
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - 1803
...shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by...confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human roices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so delightful a scene. I...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by...Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so delightful a sctne. I wished for the wings of au eagle, that I mi^ht fly away to those VOL. ii. JJ happy happy seats...
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Beauties of British Prose

English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by th& sides of fountains, or resting upon beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony...happy seats ; but the genius told me there was no passage to them, except through the gates of death that I saw opening every moment upon the bridge....
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

rev Francis Prevost - 1808
...lides or- fountains, or resting on heds of flowers; and could hear a confused harmony of singing hirds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments....for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to thuse happy seats; hut the Genins told me there was no passage to them, except throngh the gates of...
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The British essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by...and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, fulling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1809
...persons dressed in glorious habits, with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying clown by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers...harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices, Mid musical instruments. Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1810
...shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by...those happy seats; but the genius told me there was no passage to them, except through the gates of death that I saw opening every moment upon the bridge....
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...glorious habits with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of the fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could...happy seats ; but the genius told me there was no passage to them, except through the gates of death that I saw opening every moment upon the bridge....
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