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" But let us suppose all these moral difficulties got over. The ocean remains. You cannot pump this dry; and as long as it continues in its present bed, so long all the causes which weaken authority by distance will continue. ' Ye gods, annihilate but space... "
The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of His ... - Page 367
by Robert Bisset - 1800
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...had Briareus hundred hands To wipe thofe hundred eyes. And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers : Ye Gods ! annihilate but Space and Time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, tvhich the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in -the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751
...had Briareus hundred hands To wipe thofe hundred eyes. And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers : Ye Gods ! annihilate but Space and Time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...had Priareus' hundred hands To wipe thofe hundred eyes. And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers. Ye Gods ! annihilate but Space and Time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples • in...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...Briareus' hundred hands " To wipe thofe hundred eyes." And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers. " Ye Gods! annihilate but Space and Time, " And make two lovers happy." 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Miscellaneous ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1787
...Briareus' hundred hands " To wipe thofe hundred eyes." And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers. " Ye Gods ! annihilate but Space and Time, " And make two lovers happy'." 2. The PERIPHRASIS, -which the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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The works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, collected in three ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1792
...publifh his proclamation of liberty, and to advertife his fale of flaves. But let us fuppofe all thefe moral difficulties got over.' The ocean remains. You...pump this dry ; and as long as it continues in its prefent bed, fo long all the caufes which weaken authority by diftance will continue. " Ye ** gods,...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Maxims - 1798 - 499 pages
...charter, has given to the children of men. Ibid. AMERICA (THE OCEAN'.) BUT let us fuppofe all thefe moral difficulties got over. The ocean remains. You...pump ,' this dry ; and as long as it continues in its prefent , bed; io long all the caulcs which weaken authority by diitance will continue. " Ye gods,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1801
...publifh his proclamation of liberty, and to advertife his fale of flaves. But let us fuppofe all thefe moral difficulties got over. The ocean remains. You...pump this dry ;• and as long as it continues in its prefent bed, fo long all the caufes which weaken authority by diftance will continue. " Ye gods, annihilate...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...Briareus' hundred hands To wipe his hundred eyes || And that modest request of two absent lovers : Ye gods ! annihilate but space and time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the moderns call the circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...Briareus" hundred hands To wipe his hundred eyes ||— And that modest request of two absent lovers: Ye gods ! annihilate but space and time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the moderns call the circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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