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" Tis she ; — but why that bleeding bosom gor'd, Why dimly gleams the visionary sword ! Oh, ever beauteous, ever friendly ! tell, Is it, in heaven, a crime to love too well ? To bear too tender or too firm a heart, To act a lover's or a Roman's part ?... "
Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry: Selected for ... - Page 186
edited by - 1791
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 32, Page 1

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...dimly gleams the vifionary fword ? Oh ever beauteous, ever friendly ! tell, )J Is it, in heaven, a crime to love too well ? To bear too tender, or too...Roman's part? Is there no bright reverfion in the flcy, For thofe who greatly think, or bravely die ? t0 Why bade ye elfe, ye Powers ! her foul afpire...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...dimly gleams the vifionary Iword ? Oh erer beauteous, ever friendly ! tell, \ 5 Is it, in heaven, a crime to love too well ? To bear too tender, or too firm a heart, To ad a Lover's or a Roman's part ? Is there no bright reverfion in the Iky, For thofe who greatly think,...
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Poems on Various Subjects: Selected to Enforce the Practice of Virtue. And ...

English poetry - 1780 - 204 pages
...Why dimly gleams the vifionary fword * Oh ever beauteous, ever friendly! tell, Is it, in heav'n, a crime to love too well? To bear too tender, or too firm a heart, To act a lover's or a Roman's part ? Is there no bright reverfion in the fky, For thofe who greatly think,...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 4

English poetry - 1782
...gor'd ? Why dimly gleams the vifionary fword? Oh! ever beauteous, ever friendly! tell, Is it in Heav'na crime to love too well ? To bear too tender or too firm a heart, To aft a lover's or a Roman's part? Js there no bright reverfion in the Iky For thofe who greatly think, or bravely die? Why bade ye elfe,...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original Treatises on ...

John Wesley - Methodism
...as the defign : it is a commendation not only of the perfon, but the aft ! " Is " I« it in heaven a crime to love too well?" To bear too tender or too firm a heart? To aft a Lover's, or a Roman's part ?" Yes, whatever men may think, it is a crime and no fmal! one, with him that fitteth in heaven for...
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Poems for Young Ladies: In Three Parts. Devotional, Moral, and Entertaining

Oliver Goldsmith - English poetry - 1785 - 276 pages
...Why dimly gleams the vifionary fword ? Oh ever beauteous, ever friendly ! tell, Is it, in heaven, a crime to love too well ? To bear too tender, or too...greatly think, or bravely die ? Why bade ye elfe, ye pow'rs ! her foul afpire Above the vulgar flight of low defire ? Ambition firft fprung from your...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1785 - 405 pages
...gleams the viftonary fword ? Oh ever beauteous, ever friendly ! tell, Is it, in heav'aa crime Jo-love too well ? To bear too tender, or too firm a heart,...reverfion in the fky, For thofe who greatly think, or braveiy die ? Why bade ye elfe, ye pow'rs ! her foul alpirc Above the vulgar flight of low defire?...
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Ny Minerva, Volume 6

Knud Lyne Rahbek, Christen Henriksen Pram - 1786
...mibt i feeife ft>rebro8 fin £>WB for «He 53trfeHg^eber. Is there no brigth revertían in the Sky For thofe , who greatly think or bravely die? ' Why bade ye elfe , ye powrs ! our foul aspire Above the vulgar fligth of low defire ? Ambition firit iprung from your...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1791
...gor'd? Why dimly gleams the vificnary fword ? Oh ever beauteous, ever friendly ! tell, Is it in heaven a crime to love too well » To bear too tender or too...thofe who greatly think, or bravely die? , Why bade ye clfe, ye pow'rs ! her foul afpir* Above the vulgar flight of low defire ? Ambition firft fprvuig from...
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The English Anthology ...

Joseph Ritson - English poetry - 1793 - 334 pages
...death is the fuhjeft of this pocir .' P. Oh ever beauteous, ever friendly ! tell, $ Is it, in heav'n, a crime to love too well ? To bear too tender, or too...the fky, For thofe who greatly think, or bravely die ? 10 Why bade ye elfe, ye Pow'rs ! her foul afpire Above the vulgar flight of low defire ? Ambition...
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