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" I do not know by the character that is given of her works, whether it is not for the benefit of mankind that they are lost. They were filled with such bewitching tenderness and rapture, that it might have been dangerous to have given them a reading. "
The Spectator ... - Page 213
by Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1726
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The Epistles of Ovid, tr. into Engl. prose, with the Lat. text. and notes

Publius Ovidius Naso - 1746
...breaih'd out nothing but Flame. From the Charaöer that is given of her Works, it may be made a Queftion, Whether it is not for the Benefit of Mankind that...fuch bewitching Tendernefs and Rapture, that it might ha« been dangerous to have given them a Reading. This Remark may perhaps appear fomewhat long ; but...
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The way to the temple of true honor and fame, by the paths of heroic virtue ...

William Cooke (fellow of New coll, Oxford.) - 1773
...by VOL. II. E ancient ancient authors the tenth Mufe ; and by Plutarch Is compared to Cacus the fon of Vulcan, who breathed out nothing but flame. I do...for the benefit of mankind that they are loft. They are filled with fuch bewitching tend«rnefs and rapture, that it might have been dangerous to have...
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The way to the temple of true honor and fame by the paths of ..., Volume 2

William Cooke, Sir William Temple - Classical biography - 1773
...by Voi. II. E ancient ancient authors the tenth Mufc ; and by Plutarch Is compared to Cacus the foil of Vulcan, who breathed out nothing but flame. I do not know, by the charafter that is given of her works, whether it is not for the benefit of mankind that they are loft....
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Select British Classics, Volume 13

English literature - 1803
...its symptoms. She is called by ancient authors the tenth muse ; and by Plutarch is compared to Cacus the son of Vulcan, who breathed out nothing but flame....of her works, whether it is not for the benefit of matxkinc! that they are lost. They were filled with such bewiflhing tenderness and rapture, that it...
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The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell

Joseph Addison - 1804
...its symptoms. She is called by ancient authors the Tenth Muse : and by Plutarch is compared to Cacus, the son of Vulcan, who breathed out nothing but flame....it is not for the benefit of mankind that they are lost. They were filled with such bewitching tenderness and rapture, that it might have been dangerous...
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A Bibliographical Dictionary; Containing a Chronological Account ... of ...

Adam Clarke, Edward Harwood - Bibliography - 1804
...of love and poetry : she felt the passion in all its warmth, and described it in all its symptoms. I do not know by the character that is given of her...it is not for the benefit of mankind that they are lost. They are filled with such bewitching tenderness and rapture, that it might have been dangerous...
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A Bibliographical Dictionary; Containing a Chronological Account ... of ...

Adam Clarke, Edward Harwood - Bibliography - 1804
...of love and poetry : she felt the passion in all its warmth, and described it in all its symptoms. I do not know by the character that is given of her...it is not for the benefit of mankind that they are lost. They are filled with such bewitching tenderness and rapture, that it might have been, dangerous...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...Sidney. The charms of poetry our souls peviîtcb ; The curse of writing is an endless itch. JJryAn. I do not know, by the character that is given of her...whether it is not for the benefit of mankind that they were lo« ; they were filled v. ith such tfititcili-r tenderness and rapture, tint it might luve been...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...symptoms. She is called by ancient authors the tenth muse ; and by Plutarch is compared to Cacus the sou of Vulcan, who breathed out nothing but flame. I do...it is not for the benefit of mankind that they are lost. They are filled with such bewitching tenderness and rapture, that it might iiave been dangerous...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...iU symptoms. She is called by ancient authors the tenth muse ; and by PJutarch is compared to Cacus the son of Vulcan, who breathed out nothing but flame. I do not know by the character I hat is given of her works, whether it is not for the benefit of mankind that they are lost. They...
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