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" Inspired repulsed battalions to engage, And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an angel by divine command, With rising tempests shakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast... "
The Tatler - Page 325
1803
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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
...Such as oflate, o'er pale Britannia paid, Calm and ferene, he drives the furious blaft, And, pieas'd th' Almighty's orders to perform-, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the ftorm. That this letter could not be written by Mr. Addifon, there is all the evidence the nature of...
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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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Preface. Poems on several occasions. An essay on Virgil's Georgics

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1765
...guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia pad, Calm and ferene he drives the furious blaft; And, pleas'd th' Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the ftorm. But fee the haughty hou fhold-troops advance! The dread of Europe, and the pride of France....
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The Miscellaneous Works: In Verse and Prose, of the Right Honourable Joseph ...

Joseph Addison - 1773
...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 direfts the ftorm. But fee the haughty houfhold-troops advance ! The dread of Europe, and the pride...
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The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq; ...

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - English essays - 1774 - 8 pages
...guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia pad, Calm and ferene he drives the furious blafl ; And, pleas'd th' Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the florin. The whole Poem is fo exquifitely noble and poeticf that I think it an honour to our nation...
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A Course of Lectures on Oratory and Criticism

Joseph Priestley - Criticism - 1777 - 313 pages
...(Such as of late o'er pdc Britannia paft) Calm and ferene he guicV. the furious blaft; And, plcafeil th' Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the ftorm. The light which this fimile throws upon the principal object in the poem, can only arife from...
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