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" ... least, turn our eyes upon the gardens of pleasure. We approach them with scruple and hesitation ; we enter them, but enter timorous... "
The New Parlor Letter Writer: Containing a Variety of Letters. Selected from ... - Page 112
1856
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...always hope to pass through them ' without losing the road of virtue, which we for a ' while keep in our sight, and to which we propose to ' return. But temptation...' lose the happiness of innocence, and solace our dis' quiet with sensual gratifications. By degrees we let ' fall the remembrance of our original intention,...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...always hope to pass through them without losing, the road of virtue, which we for a while keep in our sight, and to which we propose to return ; but temptation...gratifications. By degrees we let fall the remembrance of our original intention, and quit the only adequate object of rational desire 5 we entangle ourselves m...
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Beauties of British Prose

English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...hope to pass through them without losing " the road of virtue, which we, for a while, keep in " our sight, and to which we propose to return. But " temptation succeeds temptation, and one compli" ance prepares us for another ; we in time lose the " happiness of innocence, and solace our...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson

1806
...hope to pass through them without '' losing the road of virtue, which we, for a while, " kept in our sight, and to which we propose to " return. But temptation...temptation, " and one compliance prepares us for another ; " wc in time lose the happiness of innocence, and " solace our disquiet with sensual gratifications....
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The British Essayists, Volume 20

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...we, for a while, keep in our sight, and ** to which we propose to return. But temptation suc" ceeds temptation, and one compliance prepares us " for another; we, in time, lose the happiness of in" nocence, and solace our disquiet with sensual grati" fications. By degrees we let fall the remembrance...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1810 - 231 pages
...to pass through • them without loosing the road of virtue, Which, for a while, • we' keep in our sight, and to which, we propose to return. But temptation succeeds temptation, and one compliance preipares us for another ; we, in! time lose the happiness of inno.cence, and solace our disquiet with...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]. [Another]

1810
...hope to pass through them without losing the road " of virtue, which we, for a while, keep in our " sight, and to which we propose to return. But " temptation succeeds temptation, ^and one com" pliance prepares us for another;" we in time lose " the happiness of innocence, and solace our...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...hope to pass through them without losing the road " of virtue, which we, for a while, keep in our " sight, and to which we propose to return. But " temptation succeeds temptation, and one com" pliance prepares us for another ; we in time lose " the happiness of innocence, and solace our...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - Oratory - 1811 - 408 pages
...always hope to pass through them without losing the road to virtue, which for a while we keep in our sight, and to which we propose to return. But temptation...gratifications. By degrees, we let fall the remembrance of our original intention, and quit the only adequate object of rational desire. We entangle ourselves in...
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Works, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...always hope to pass through them without losing the road of virtue, which we, for a while, keep in our sight, and to which we propose to return. But temptation...gratifications. By degrees we let fall the remembrance of our original intention, and quit the only adequate object of rational desire. We entangle ourselves in...
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