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" Yet when the sense of sacred presence fires, And strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy fervours for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign'd... "
Lives of the novelists - Page 92
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1825
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Samuel Johnson

Lawrence Lipking - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 384 pages
...enthusiasm back. Yet when the Sense of sacred Presence fires, And strong Devotion to the Skies aspires, Pour forth thy Fervours for a healthful Mind, Obedient Passions, and a Will resign'd. (357-360) Here fires are taught to damp themselves, and aspirations work to down their own excess....
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Samuel Johnson

Timothy Wilson-Smith - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 160 pages
...mankind, from China to Peru*' and at the end he recommended a universal solution to mankind's ills: Pour forth thy fervours for a healthful mind,/ Obedient passions and a will resigned....! With these celestial wisdom calms the mind,/ And makes the happiness she does not find.''"...
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English Versions of Roman Satire in the Earlier Eighteenth Century

William Kupersmith - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 271 pages
...Religion vain. Yet when the Sense of sacred Presence fires, And strong Devotion to the Skies aspires, Pour forth thy Fervours for a healthful Mind, Obedient Passions, and a Will resign 'd; For Love, which scarce collective Man can fill; For Patience sov'reign o'er transmuted 111;...
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