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" So when an angel, by divine command, With rising tempests shakes a guilty land (Such as of late o'er pale Britannia passed), Calm and serene he drives the furious blast; And pleased the Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind and directs... "
The Tatler; corrected from the originals, with a preface, historical and ... - Page 44
edited by - 1817
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 1

1710
...d. To fainting Squadrons font the timely Aid, Infpir'd repuls'd Battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful Battle where to rage. So when an Angel by Divine Command, With rifing Tentpefts foak§sa guilty Land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia paft, Calm and ferene he...
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...To fainting Squadrons fent the timely Aid, Infpir'd repuls d Battallions to engage, And taught the doubtful Battle where to rage. So when an Angel by divine Command, With riling Tempefts fbakes a guilty Land ; Calm and ferene he drives the furious Blaft : And pleas'd the...
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The Complete Art of Poetry: In Six Parts, I. Of the Nature, Use ..., Volume 2

Charles Gildon - Criticism - 1718
...Command, With rifing Tempefts flukes a guilty Land ; Calm and ferene he drives the furious Blaft : And pleas'd th' Almighty's Orders to perform, Rides in the Whirlwind, and direfts the Storm. GERMANS. Then if you vilit the Gtrmtnic Sibil, You'll find it worth your Travel...
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An Introduction to the Classics: Containing a Short Discourse on Their ...

Anthony Blackwall - Classical education - 1737 - 271 pages
...guilty Land, (Such as of late o'er pale Eritannia paft) Calm and ferene he drives the furious Blaft ; And, pleas'd th 'Almighty's Orders to perform, Rides in the Whirlwind, and directs the [Storm *. Comparifons mightily ftrengthen and beautify a Difcourfe ; for fome ; '' * Mr. Addifbn on the Duke...
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An Historical Account of the Life and Reign of David, King of ..., Volume 3

Patrick Delany - 1742
...guilty land ; Such as, of late, o'er pale Britannia paft, Calm and ferene, he drives the furious blaft ; And, PLEAS'D th' Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and direds the ftorm. ? Pfal. xxi. 8. Thine band jba$ fnd out all thine enemies : thy right-band jkall...
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Poems on Several Occasions: And Two Critical Essays; Viz., the ..., Volume 1

Samuel Say - English language - 1745 - 174 pages
...guilty Land; Such as, of late, o'er pale Britannia paft, Calm and Serene he drives the furious Blaft ; And, pleas'd th' Almighty's Orders to perform, Rides in the Whirlwind, and direfts the Storm. In Thefe Lines there is all the Mufic, and, at the fame time, all the Propriety...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 4

Theophilus Cibber - Poets, English - 1753
..."_ To fainting fquadrons fent the timely aid, Infpir'd repuls'd battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an Angel by divine command, With riling tempefts fhakes a guilty land , Such as oflate, o'er pale Britannia paid, Calm and ferene, he...
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Letters Concerning Taste: To which are Added, Essays on Similar and Other ...

John Gilbert Cooper - Aesthetics - 1757 - 220 pages
...Land, " Such as of late o'er pale BRITANNIA paft, " Calm and ferene he guides the furious Blaft, " And pleas'd th' ALMIGHTY'S Orders to perform, " Rides in the Whirlwind and dlretti the Storm" Now take the fecond Line of each Couplet, and examine whether the Thought is varied....
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A new and general biographical dictionary, Volume 1

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761
...T» fainting fquadrons fent the timely aid, Infpir'd repuls'd battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage ; So when an angel, by divine command, With rifing tempefts fhakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale fcritannia pall, Calm arid feiene he...
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Preface. Poems on several occasions. An essay on Virgil's Georgics

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1765
...furvey'd, To fainting fquadrons fent the timely aid, Infpir'd repuls'd battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an Angel by divine command With rifing tempefts makes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia pad, Calm and ferene he drives...
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