Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 11 - 20 of 90 on Thus, forlorn and distressed, he wandered through the wild, without knowing whither....
" Thus, forlorn and distressed, he wandered through the wild, without knowing whither he was going, or whether he was every moment drawing nearer to safety or to destruction. At length, not fear, but labour, began to overcome him ; his breath grew short,... "
The works of Samuel Johnson - Page 415
by Samuel Johnson - 1816
Full view - About this book

The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 463 pages
...his breath grew ftiort, and his knees trembled; and he was on the point cf lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. Ill advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he called...
Full view - About this book

Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose: Selected ...

1797 - 1120 pages
...his breath grew fhort, and his knees trembled, and He was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he ci'led humbly at the door, and obtained admiflicn. The old man fet betöre him luch provifions as he...
Full view - About this book

The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1799 - 356 pages
...his breath grew fliort, and his knees trembled ; and he was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld, through the brambles,...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admifsion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...his breath grew fhort, and his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
Full view - About this book

Select British Classics, Volume 6

English literature - 1803
...length not fear but labour began to overcome him ; his breath grew short, and his knees trembled ; and he was on the point of lying down in resignation to...beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He VOL. n. r advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he...
Full view - About this book

Beauties of British Prose

English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...length, not fear but labour began to overcome him ; his breath grew short, and his knees trembleJ, and he was on the point of lying down in resignation to...door, and obtained admission. The old man set before hina such provisions as he had collected 'for himself, on which Obidah fed with eagerness and gratitude....
Full view - About this book

The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - Readers - 1805 - 254 pages
...his breath grew iliort, and his knees trembled v and he was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld, through the brambles,...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obtdah...
Full view - About this book

The gleaner; or, Entertainment for the fire-side [compiled by J. Watson].

Gleaner - 1805
...length, not fear, but labour, began to overcome him ; his breath grew short, and his Uness trembled ; and he was on the point of lying down in resignation to his fate, when he beheld, through the bfam bles, the glimmer of a taper. He advanccdtöwards the light, and finding that it proceeded from...
Full view - About this book

The hive of ancient and modern literature, a collection of essays ...

Hive - 1806
...him; his breath grew fhort, his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards wards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he called humbly at the...
Full view - About this book

The hive of ancient & modern literature: a collection of essays, narratives ...

Solomon Hodgson, Thomas Bewick, Luke Clennell - English literature - 1806 - 340 pages
...him ; his breath grew fhort, his knees trembled, and he was on the pointW lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He advanced towards wards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he called humbly at she...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF