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" Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so delightful a scene. I •wished for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats ; but the Genius told me there was no passage to them, except through the gates of death that I saw opening... "
The Juvenile Mentor; Or, Select Readings ... - Page 191
by Albert Picket - 1825 - 262 pages
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729
...Gitei of Death that I faw opening every Moment upon the Bridge. The Iflands, faid he, that lie fo freth and green before thee, and with which the whole Face of the Ocean appears fpotted as far as thou canft fee, are more in Number than the Sands on the Sea Ihore ; there are Myriads...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

English literature - 1773 - 376 pages
...death that I faw opening every moment •upon the bridge. The iftands, faid he, that lye fo •/refh and green before thee, and with which -the whole face of the ocean appears fpotted as far as thou canft •fee, are more in number than the fand on the fea•Hiore: there are...
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The Little Female Orators, Or Nine Evenings Entertainment, with Observations

Children - 1778 - 106 pages
...of Death, tkat I faw opening every Moment upon the Bridge. The I/lands, faid he, that lie fo frelh and green before thee, and with which the whole Face of the Ocean appear fpotted as far as thou canft fee, are more in Number than the Sands on the SeaShore : There...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786
...death tint I (aw opening every moment upon the bridge. ' The ¡Hands,' laid he, ' that lie ib frelh and green before thee, and with which the whole face of the ocenn appears fpotted as far a« thou cf.- Л fee, are more in number than l!ie land? of the fea- (here;...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...I • faw opening every moment upon the bridge. Tr.e ¡(lands, faid he, that lie x fo lo frtth »nd green before thee, and with which the whole face of the ocean appears ipocted as far as thou canil fee, are more in number than the fands on the fea-lhore; there are myriads...
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The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

Conduct of life - 1792 - 456 pages
...егау/псцпеа: Ufon the bridge. The ¿Hands faid he, that lie fo freih and green before thee» •und with which the whole face of the ocean appears Spotted as far as thou canil Ice, are more in number than the fands on the feafhorc ; there are myriads of ¡Hands behind...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...passage to them, except through the gates of death that I saw opening every moment upon the bridge. The islands, said he, that lie so fresh and green...canst see, are more in number than the sands on the sea shore; there are myriads of islands behind those which thou here discover* est, reaching farther...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 240 pages
...death, that I faw opening every moment upon the bridge. : — The iflands, faid he, that lie fo frefh and green before thee, and with which the whole face of the ocean appears fpotted as far as thou canfl fee, are more in number than the fands on the fea fhore. There are myriads...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 1

1797 - 1120 pages
...of death tha* 1 faw opening every moment upon the bridge. The iflands, faid he, that IK ÍV fa frclh and green before thee, and with which the whole face of the ocean appears (potted is fer as thou canil fee, are more in number than the fands on the fea-fhore ; there in myriads...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...passage to them , except through the gates of death that I saw opening every moment upon the bridge. « The islands , said he , that lie so fresh and green...far as thou canst see , are more in number than the sand on the sea -shore; there are myriads of islands behind those which thou here discoverest , reaching...
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