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" Dim as the borrow'd beams of moon and stars To lonely, weary, wandering travellers, Is reason to the soul: and as on high, Those rolling fires discover but the sky, Not light us here; so reason's glimmering ray Was lent, not to assure our doubtful way,... "
Bell's Edition - Page 159
by John Bell - 1777
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The miscellaneous works: containing all his original poems, tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden, Samuel Derrick - Poetry - 1760
...fires difcover but the fky, Not light us here ; fo reafon's glimmering ray Was lent, not to aflure our doubtful way, But guide us upward to a better day. And as thofe nightly tapers difappear When day's bright lord afcends our hemifphere ; So pale grows reafon...
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The miscellaneous works of John Dryden, esq: containing all his original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...rolling fires difcover but the fky, Not light us here; fo reafon's glimmering ray Was lent, not to affure our doubtful way, But guide us upward to a better day. And as thofe nightly tapers difappear When day's bright lord afcends our hemifphere; So pale grows reafon...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 13-14

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fires difcover but the fky, Not light us here ; fo reafon's glimmering ray Was lent, not to afture our doubtful way, But guide us upward to a better day. And as thofe nightly tapers difappear When day's bright lord afcends our hemifphere; So pale grows reafon-at...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...glimmering ray 1 Was lent, not to assure our doubtful way, f But guide us upward to a better day. J And as those nightly tapers disappear When day's bright...hemisphere ; So pale grows Reason at Religion's sight; So dies, and so dissolves in supernatural light. Some few, whose lamp shone brighter, have been led...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 10

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...Those rolling fires discover but the sky, Not light us here ; so reason's glimmering ray V Was lent, not to assure our doubtful way, > But guide us upward...hemisphere ; So pale grows reason at religion's sight, So dies, and so dissolves in supernatural light. Some few, whose lamp shone brighter, have been led...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...Those rolling fires discover but the sky, Not light us here; so reason's glimmering ray Y Was lent, not to assure our doubtful way, > But guide us upward to a better day. 3. And as those nightly tapers disappear, When day's bright lord ascends our hemisphere; So pale grows...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...Those rolling fires discover but the sky, Not light us here ; so reason's glimmering ray ) Was lent, not to assure our doubtful way, /But guide us upward to a better day. 1 And as those nightly tapers disappear When day's bright lord ascends our hemisphere ; So pale grows...
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The Works of John Dryden,: The life of John Dryden

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1808
...Those rolling fires discover but the sky, Not light us here; so reason's glimmering ray V Was lent, not to assure our doubtful way, > But guide us upward to a better day. X And as those nightly tapers disappear, When day's bright lord ascends our hemisphere; So pale grows...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...glimm'riug ray 1 Was lent not to assure our doubtful way, V But guide us upward to n better day. J And as those nightly tapers disappear When day's bright...hemisphere ; So pale grows reason at religion's sight ; So dies, and so dissolves in supcrnat'ral light. Some few, whose lamp shone brighter, have been led...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...reason's glimm'nng rayn Mas lent not to assure our doubtful way, V But guide us upward to a belter day. j hto' Reason's wounds alone, si^ht ; So dies, and so dissolves in supernit'ral light. Snmet'ew.whoselampshonebrighttr.havcbeciilcd...
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