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" Twas then great Marlborough's mighty soul was proved, That, in the shock of charging hosts unmoved, Amidst confusion, horror, and despair, Examined all the dreadful scenes of war ; In peaceful thought the field of death surveyed, To fainting squadrons... "
Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine). - Page 120
1855
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 1

1710
...provd, That, in the Shock of charging Hofts nnntov d, Amidft Confa/ion, Horror^ and De/pair, Examin'd all the dreadful Scenes of War ^ In peaceful "Thought the Field of Death furvey' d. To fainting Squadrons font the timely Aid, Infpir'd repuls'd Battalions to engage, And taught...
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...Solditr, War. ' He in the Shock of charging Hofts unmov'd, Amidft Confufion, Honour, and Defpair, Examin'd all the dreadful Scenes of War: In peaceful Thought the Field of Death fumy'd, To fainting Squadrons fent the timely Aid, Infpir'd repuls d Battallions to engage, And taught...
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The Complete Art of Poetry: In Six Parts, I. Of the Nature, Use ..., Volume 2

Charles Gildon - Criticism - 1718
...GENERAL. He in the Shock of charging Hofts tmmov'd, Amidft Confufion, Horrour, and Defpair, Examin'd all the dreadful Scenes of War : In peaceful Thought the Field of Death furvey'd, To fainting Squadrons feut -the timely Aid, Infpir'd rejiuls'd Batallions to engage, And...
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The Life of Joseph Addison, Esq: Extracted from N0III. and IV. of the ...

Authors, English - 1733 - 112 pages
...thought the field of death furvey'J, To fainting fquadrins fent the timely aid , Infpir'd repuls'd battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an Angel, by divine tommand, Wtlbrifing itmpeJl;jJwkes a guilty land: " Sucb removal of the famous Mr. I.ocke to the Council...
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A new and general biographical dictionary, Volume 1

New and general biographical dictionary - Biography - 1761
...thought the field of death furvey'd, T fainting fquadrons fent the timely aid, Infpir'd repuls'd battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle...to rage ; So when an angel, by divine command, With rifing tempefts fhakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale fcritannia pall, Calm arid feiene he...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 1

Biography - 1761
...death furvey'd. To fainting fquadrons fent the timely aid, Infpir'd repals'd battalions to ene;npe, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage ; So when an angel, by divir.e command, With rifin? tempcfls fhakcs a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia pall....
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Preface. Poems on several occasions. An essay on Virgil's Georgics

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1765
...peaceful thought the field of death furvey'd, To fainting fquadrons fent the timely aid, Infpir'd repuls'd battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle...where to rage. So when an Angel by divine command With rifing tempefts makes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia pad, Calm and ferene he drives...
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Rhetoric; Or, A View of Its Principal Tropes and Figures, in Their Origin ...

Thomas Gibbons - English language - 1767 - 478 pages
...peaceful thought the field of death furvey'd, TO fainting fquadrons fent the timely aid, Infpir'd repuls'd battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle...rage. . " So when an Angel, by divine command, With rifing tempefts {hakes a guilty lar)d (Such as of late o'er pale Britannia paft) . Calm and ferene...
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The Miscellaneous Works: In Verse and Prose, of the Right Honourable Joseph ...

Joseph Addison - 1773
...the field of death furvey'd, To fainting fquadrons fent the timely aid, Infpir'd repuls'd batallions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an angel by divine command With rifing tempefts fhakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia paft ; • Calm and ferene...
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The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 1

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1774
...peaceful thought the field of death furvey'd, To fainting fquadrons fent the titndy aid, Infpir'd repuls'd battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle...to rage. So when an Angel, by divine command, With riling tempefts makes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia pad, Calm and ferene he drives...
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