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" IT must be so — Plato, thou reason'st well ! — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into nought ? why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles... "
The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ... - Page 311
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British Theatre: The orphan, by Thomas Otway. 1791. Cato, by Joseph Addison ...

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...by him. IT must be so — Plato, thou reason'st well — úlse whence this pleasing hope, this fo.id desire, This longing after immortality ? Or whence...to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing, dreadful thought I Through what variety of untry'd being, Through what new scenes and changes must we pass J The wide,...
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Bell's British Theatre: Consisting of the Most Esteemed English Plays, Volume 3

John Bell - English drama - 1797
...CATO solus, sitting in a thoughtful posture : in his hand Plato's booh on the Immortality of the Soul. This longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret...to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing, dreadful thought ! Through what variety of untry'd being, Through what new scenes and changes must we pass ? The wide,...
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Bell's British Theatre, Volume 3

John Bell - 1797
...of the Soul. A drawn sword on the table by him. IT must be so— Plato, thou reason'st well — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...immortality ? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horrer, Of falling into nought > Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction...
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

Thomas Janes - English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality? Or whence this secret dread, this inward horror Of falling into nought? Why shrinks...destruction? 'Tis the Divinity that stirs within us ; 'Tis Heaven itself that points out an hereafter. And intimates eternity to man. Eternity! thou pleasing,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 18

English literature - 1803
...hxc vetant mori. ACT V. SCENE I. CATO alone, &c. IT must be so Plato, thou reasonest well Else why this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing...to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing, dreadful, thought ! Through what variety of untry'd being, Through what new scenes and changes must we pass ! The wide,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 10

English literature - 1803
...it excludes pomp, will admit greatness. Many lines in Cato's Soliloquy are at once easy and sublime. 'Tis the Divinity that stirs within us ; 'Tis heav'n...points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. If there's a pow'r above us, And that there is all Nature cries aloud Thro' all her works, he must...
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The art of speaking: containing, an essay, in which are given rules for ...

James Burgh - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1804 - 291 pages
...*Courage. "fVenera. Satisfaft. Anxiety. "Courage. Firmnefs. Apprehen. Comfort. Noble. Pride. Triumph. This longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret...points out an Hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. (1) Eternity ! - thou pleasing* - dreadful^ thought ! Through what -variety of untry'd being, Through...
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the british drama

william miller - 1804
...Immortality of the Soul. A drawn word on the table by him. IT must be so — Plato, thon reasonest well. Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...destruction? Tis the divinity that stirs within us ; Tis Heaven itself, that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing,...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...A drawn sword on the table by him. J_T must be so — • — Plato, thou reason'st well ! -^ Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...destruction? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us; "Pis heaven itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man, Eternity ! thou pleasing,...
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The British Drama: Tragedies. 2 v

English drama - 1804
...well. Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality ? Or wheuce this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into...destruction ? Tis the divinity that stirs within us ; Tis Heaven itself, that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing,...
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