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" ... every moment drawing nearer to safety or to destruction. At length, not fear, but labour, began to overcome him ; his breath grew short, and his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down, in resignation to his fate, when he beheld, through... "
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1803
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1750
...lying down in reCgnation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards the light ; and finding that it proceeded...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidab...
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The midwife: or, The old woman's magazine, Volume 2

1750
...when he beheld through the Brambles the Glimmer of a Taper. He advanced towards the Light, and rmding that it proceeded from the Cottage of a Hermit, he called humbly at the Door, and. obtained Admiffion. The old Man fet before him fuch Provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The Rambler. ...

Samuel Johnson - 1763
...lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...in rcfignation to his fan, when he beheld through the braiiiMii the glimmer of a taper. He advnnctrl towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a heiinit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained adniiffion. The old man fet before him luch provifions...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiflion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiflion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had colle&ed for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...lying down in refigr.aticn to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admilTion. The old man fct before him fuch provifions ns he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

1797 - 1120 pages
...lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he ci'led humbly at the door, and obtained admiflicn. The old man fet betöre him luch provifions as he...
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