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" Majestic forms ; impatient to be free, Spurning the gross control of wilful might ; Proud of the strong contention of her toils ; Proud to be daring? "
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1866
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Essays: On the Nature and Immutability of Truth, in Opposition to ..., Volume 2

James Beattie - Truth - 1776
...be ; and fuch in fact it muft be, as long at leaft as he employs himfelf in fublime compofition. * Who that, from Alpine heights, his labouring eye Shoots round the wide horizon, to furvey The Nile or Ganges roll his wafteful tide Through mountains, plains, through empires black with...
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A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism. By Joseph Priestley

Joseph Priestley - Criticism - 1777 - 313 pages
...fublime, in Akenfide upon this fubject : Who but rather turns To heaven's broad fire his unconftrained view, Than to the glimmering of a waxen flame ? Who that, from Alpine heights, his lab'ring eye Shoots round the wide horizon, to furvey The Nile or Ganges roll his wafteful tide, Thro'...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 55

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...toils ; Proud to be daring ? Who but rather turns To heaven's broad fire his unconftrained view, 175 Than to the glimmering of a waxen flame ? Who that,...labouring eye •Shoots round the wide horizon, to furvey Nilus or Ganges rowling his bright wave Through mountains, plains, through empires black with...
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The Works of the English Poets: Akenside

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...toils ; Proud to be daring ? Who but rather turns To heaven's broad fire his unconftrained view, 175 Than to the glimmering of a waxen flame ? : Who that, from Alpine heights, his labouring eye Shoots •Shoots round the wide horizon, to furvey Nilus or Ganges rowling his bright wave Through mountains,...
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Essays: on Poetry and Music, as They Affect the Mind: On Laughter, and ...

James Beattie - Classical education - 1779 - 515 pages
...and, while actuated by admiration, and other important emotions, will not be apt to turn its view to * Who that, from Alpine heights, his labouring eye Shoots round the wide horizon. to furvey The Nile or Ganges roll his wafteful tide Through mountains, plains, through empires black with...
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The Pleasures of Imagination: A Poem, in Three Books. By Mark Akenside, M.D. ...

Mark Akenside - 1744 - 108 pages
...toils i Proud to be daring ? Who but rather turns To heaven's broad fire his unconvtrained view, 175 Than to the glimmering of a waxen flame ? Who that,...his labouring eye Shoots round the wide horizon, to furvey Nilus or Ganges rowling Ins bright wave Through mountains, plains, through empires black with...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...of her toils ; Proud to be daring ? Who but rather turns -J To Heav'n's broad fire his unconftfained view-, Than to the glimmering of a waxen flame ? Who that, from Alpine heights, his lab'ring eyfi Shoots found the wild horizon, to furvey "Nilus or Ganges rolling his bright wave Thro'...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...toils ; Proud to be daring ? Who but rather turns To heaven's broad fire his unconftrained view, 1 7 j Than to the glimmering of a waxen flame ? . .. Who...that, from Alpine heights, his labouring eye Shoots Shoots round the wide horizon, to furvey Nilus or Ganges rolling his bright wave Through mountains,...
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The Pleasures of Imagination

Mark Akenside, Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - Imagination - 1794 - 195 pages
...toils ; Proud to be daring ? Who but rather turns To heaven's broad fire his unconftrained view, 1 75 Than to the glimmering of a waxen flame ? Who that,...his labouring eye Shoots round the wide horizon, to furvey Nilus or Ganges rolling his bright wave Through mountains, plains, through empires black with...
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Poems of Established Reputation: To Wit: 1st. The Art of Preserving Health

Poetry - 1802 - 288 pages
...toils ; Proud to be daring ? Who but rather turns To heaven's broad fire his unconstrained view, 175 Than to the glimmering of a waxen flame ? Who that, from Alpine heights, his lab'ring eye Shoots round the wide horizon to survey Nilus or Ganges rolling his broad tide Thro' mountains,...
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