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" The wide, the unbounded prospect lies before me : But shadows, clouds, and darkness, rest upon it. Here will I hold. If there's a power above us (And that there is, all Nature cries aloud Through all her works), he must delight in virtue ; And that which... "
The British essayists; to which are prefixed prefaces by J. Ferguson - Page 256
by British essayists - 1819
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Cato: A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by Her ...

Joseph Addison - 1713 - 62 pages
...lie's before mei But Shadows, Clouds, and Darknefs, reft upon it. Here will I hold. If there's a Pow'r above us, (And that there is all Nature cries aloud Through all her Works) He rauft delight in Virtue; And that .which he delights in muft be happy. But when ! or where !-• -This...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1729
...lyes befoU mcj But Shadows, Clouds, and Darknefs reft upon it. Her* will I hold. If there's a Pow'r above us, (And that there is all Nature cries aloud Through all her Works) He muft delight in Vi/tuej And that which he delights in muft be happy-. But when! or where! ——This...
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The Spectator, Volume 8

1739
...lies before me; But Shadows, Clouds, and Darknefs reft upon it. Here will I hold. If there's a Pt>w'r above us, (And that there is all Nature cries aloud Through all her Worfc-) He muft delight in Virtue; And that which he delights in muft be happy. But when ! or where...
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The Guardian, Volume 1

1747
...may now be very juftly applied to our own ' Nation. Here will I hold. If there's a Ptno'r above ust (And that there is all Nature cries aloud Through all her Works) He muft delight in Virttte, And that which he delights in muft he happy. 'THIS will be allowed, I hope,...
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The Art of Rhetoric Made Easy: Or, The Elements of Oratory Briefly Stated ...

John Holmes - Elocution - 1755
...th'unbounded ProfpecT: lies before me ; But Shadows, Clouds, and Darknefs reft upon it. Here I will hold. If there's a Power above us, (And that there...is, all Nature cries aloud Through all her Works) He muft delight in Virtue; And that which he delights in, muft be happy. But when! or where! --This World...
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A Free Inquiry Into the Nature and Origin of Evil: In Six Letters to -

Soame Jenyns - Good and evil - 1758 - 195 pages
...Characterise of God, and B 2 upon 4 The NATURE and upon that only muft all human Virtue eternally depend. If there's a Power above us, (And that there is all Nature cries aloud' Thro' all her works) he muft delight in Virtue, And that, which he delights in, muft be happy. Rut...
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Miscellaneous Pieces, in Verse and Prose

Soame Jenyns - Good and evil - 1770 - 452 pages
...afcertain the moral Charaoteriftic of God, and upon that only muft all human Virtue eternally depend. If there's a Power above us; (And that there is all Nature cries aloud Thro' all her works) he muft delight ih Virtue, And that which he delights in$ muft be happy. But fhould...
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The Miscellaneous Works: In Verse and Prose, of the Right Honourable Joseph ...

Joseph Addison - 1773
...muft we pafsf The wide, th' unbounded profpect lies before me ; But fhadows, clouds, and darknefs reft upon it. Here will I hold. If there's a power above...is all nature cries aloud Through all her works) he muft delight in virtue, And that which he delights in, muft be happy. But But when ! or where ! —...
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The life and adventures of Joe Thompson, written by himself [or rather by E ...

Edward Kimber - 1775
...are bitter Pangs, defpairing Groans, and Fears of what may eome hereafter; for, If there is a Paw'r above us, (And that there is all Nature cries aloud Through all her Works') be muft delight in Virtue ;. And that which he delights in mujl be happy. I would pray,—but I am...
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The Life and Adventures of Joe Thompson: A Narrative Founded on Fact, Volume 2

Edward Kimber - 1775
...are bitter Pangs, defpairing Groans, and Fears of what may come hereafter ; for, If there is a Poitfr above us, (And that there is all Nature cries aloud Through all her Works) be mitfl delight in Virtue ; And that which he delights in muft be happy. I would pray, — but I am...
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