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" Dear sensibility! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows! thou chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw, and 'tis thou who lift'st him up to HEAVEN. Eternal fountain of our feelings! 'tis here I trace thee,... "
The Works of Laurence Sterne, A. M.: A sentimental journey through France ... - Page 126
by Laurence Sterne - 1805
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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy

Laurence Sterne - France - 1802 - 212 pages
...pressing through this gate of sorrow to it, my sufferings have totally unfitted me : in every scene of festivity I saw Maria in the back-ground of the...Lyons before I was able to cast a shade across her — • that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows ! thou chainest thy martyr down upon...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 1

David Phineas Adams, William Emerson, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1804
...which treasures heaped on treasures could never have effected ! All hail, refinement ! Dear parent of sensibility ! " Source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows !" Embloom our happy land. We have long since sung an hoarse requiem to the shades of barbarism...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...I'll meet you in ike Tallies. SHA.KESFEAIIBOOK VII. DESCRIPTIVE PIECES, CHAP. I, Sensibility, 'EAR Sensibility ! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys , or costly in our sorrows ; thou chainest the martyr down upon his bed of slraw, and it is thou who liftest him up to...
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Essays: On the Following Subjects: Celibacy, Wedlock, Seduction, Pride ...

Edward Barry - Conduct of life - 1806 - 190 pages
...'.•">• ! •> v • / • •- '.. . '. ^"Dear sensibility!" exclaims the. qelebrated Sterne, " source, inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows! thou chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw, and it is thou who liftest him up to...
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Essays

Edward Barry - 1806
...all those strong energies of a good mind." " Dear sensibility !" exclaims the celebrated Sterne, " source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows ! thou chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw, and it is thou who liftest him up to...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...state> I'll meet you in the valleys. SHAKSPEARE. BOOK VII. DESCRIPTIVE PIBCFS. CHAP. I. SENSIBILITY. DEAR Sensibility ! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows ! thou chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw, and it is thou who liftest him up to...
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The Works of Laurence Sterne: With a Life of the Author, Volume 3

Laurence Sterne - English literature - 1813
...pressing through this gate of sorrow to it, my sufferings have totally unfitted me. In every scene of festivity I saw Maria in the background of the...all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows ! thou chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw, — and 'tis thou who lift'st him up...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...please^ and which consequently never fails to please. Section T. ...A SENSIBILITY. Dear sensibility I source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or costly in our sorrows ! thou chainest thy martyrs down upon this bed of straw, and it is thou who liftest him up...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...women, but to express the good she knows of them : of others she says nothing. Section \. SENSIBILITY. Dear sensibility ! source inexhausted of all that's precious in our joys, or cosily in our sorrows! thou chainest thy martyrs down upon this bed of straw, and it is thou who liftest...
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The novels of Sterne, Goldsmith, dr. Johnson, Mackenzie, Horace Walpole, and ...

Laurence Sterne - 1823
...my sufferings have totally unfitted me. In every scene of festivity I saw Maria in the baek ground sorrows ! — thou chainest thy martyr down upon his bed of straw,— and 'tis thou who liftest him...
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