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" ... and he was on the point of lying down in resignation 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 called humbly at the door,... "
The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby]. - Page 305
by Samuel Johnson - 1825
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...eagernefs and gratitude. When the repaft was over, 'Tell me, faid the hermit, by what chance thou haft been brought hither ; I have been now twenty years an inhabitant of thewildernefs, in which I never faw a man before. Obidah then related the occurrences of his journey,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...gratitude. When the repaft was over, « Tc'l me,' faid the hermit, ' by what chance thou hall J)een brought hither ; I have been now twenty years an inhabitant of the wilder-? nefs, in which 1 never faw a man before.' Obidah then related the occurrences of his journey,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1799 - 356 pages
...eagernefs and gratitude. When the repaft was over, " Tell me," faid the hermit, " by what chance thou haft been brought hither? I have been now twenty years an inhabitant of the wildernefs, in which I never faw a man before."— Obidah then related the occurrences of his journey,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admission. The old man set before him such...I have been now twenty years an inhabitant of the 1 wilderness, in which I never saw a man before.' Obidah then related .the occurrences of his journey,...
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The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admission. The old man set before him such...over. ' Tell me/ said the hermit, 'by what chance thou has been brought hither ; I have been now twenty years an inhabitant of the wilderness, in which I...
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Beauties of British Prose

English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...cottage' of a hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admission. The old man set before hina such provisions as he had collected 'for himself,...gratitude. When the repast was over, " Tell me," said ths hermit, " by what chance thou hast been brought " hither ; I have been now twenty years an inha"...
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The Rambler, by S. Johnson

1806
...light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admission. The old man set before him such...hermit, " by what chance thou hast been brought " hither ; 1 have been now twenty years an in" habitant of the wilderness, in which 1 never saw " man before."...
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The hive of ancient & modern literature: a collection of essays, narratives ...

Solomon Hodgson, Thomas Bewick, Luke Clennell - English literature - 1806 - 340 pages
...and gratitude. When the repaft was over, « Tell me,' faid the hermit, « by what chance thou haft been brought hither ; I have been now twenty years an inhabitant of this wildernefs, in which I never faw a man before.' Obidah then related the occurrences of his journey,...
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The hive of ancient and modern literature, a collection of essays ...

Hive - 1806
...original intention, and When the repaft was over, «Tell me,' faid the hermit, « by what chance thou haft been brought hither ; I have been now twenty years an inhabitant of this wildernefs, in which I never faw a man before.' Obidah then related the occurrences of his journey,...
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The British Essayists;: Rambler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admission. The old man set before him, such..." Tell me," said the hermit, " by what chance thou bast been brought hj*' ther ; I have been now twenty years an inhabitant !' of the wilderness, in which...
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