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" Alas ! ' said I, ' man was made in vain ; how is he given away to misery and mortality, tortured in life, and swallowed up in death ! ' " The genius, being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. ' Look no more,' said... "
The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ... - Page 248
by English instructor - 1801 - 258 pages
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The Spectator: ...

1718
...isExiftence.inhisftt' ting out for Eternity ; but caft thine Eye on that thick MiftintowhichtheTidebears the ieveral Generations of ' Mortals that fall into it. I directed...was ' ordered, and (whether or no the good Genius ftrengflr• ened it with any fupernatural Force, or diffipated Part of ' the Miftthat was before too...
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The Little Female Orators, Or Nine Evenings Entertainment, with Observations

Children - 1778 - 106 pages
...thick Mift, into which the Tide bears the fevertJ Generations of Mortals that fall into it. I dire&ed my Sight as I was ordered, and (whether or no the good Genius ftrengthened it with any fupernatural Force, or diffipated Part of the Mift, that was before too thick...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...death! The Genius being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said he, on man in the first stage of his existence, in his getting out for eternity; but cast thine eye on that thick mist into which the tide bears the several...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...death ! The genius, being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect : Look no more, said he, on man in the first stage of...fall into it. I directed my sight as I was ordered, aud (whether or no the good genius strengthened it with any supernatural force, or dissipated part...
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The British Essayists;: Spectator

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...death !" The genins being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. " Look no more," said he, " on man in the first stage...his setting out for eternity ; but cast thine eye ou that thick mist into which the tide bears the several generations of mortals that fall into it....
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. " Look no more," said he, " on man in the lirst stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity ; but cast thiuc eye on that thick mist into which the tide bears the several generations of mortals that fall...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English literature - 1809
...compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. ' Look no more, said he, on man in the lirst stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity...tide bears the several generations of mortals that full into it.' 1 directed my aight as I was ordered, and (whether or no the good genius strengthened...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...death ! The genius being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said he, on man in the first stage of...genius strengthened it with any supernatural force, or dissipat? ed part of the mist that was before too thick for the eye to penetrate) I saw the valley...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...death ! The genius being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. Look no more, said he, on man in the first stage of his existence, in his setting out for eternity j but cast thine eye on that thick mist into which the tide bears the several generations of mortals...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 1

Elegant extracts - 1812
...death ! ' The genius being moved with compassion towards me, bid me quit so uncomfortable a prospect. ' Look no more,' said he, ' on man in the first stage...directed my sight as I was ordered, and (whether or uo the good genius strengthened it with any supernatural force, or dissipated part of the mist that...
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