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" The ocean remains. You cannot pump this dry, and as long as it continues in its present bed, so long all the causes which weaken authority by distance will continue. " Ye Gods annihilate but space and time, and make two lovers happy... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke - Page 45
by Edmund Burke - 1807
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 6

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...had Briareus hundred hands To wipe thofe hundred eyes. And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers : Ye Gods ! annihilate but Space and Time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, tvhich the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in -the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Miscellaneous pieces in verse and prose

Alexander Pope - 1751
...had Briareus hundred hands To wipe thofe hundred eyes. And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers : Ye Gods ! annihilate but Space and Time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Letters

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...had Priareus' hundred hands To wipe thofe hundred eyes. And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers. Ye Gods ! annihilate but Space and Time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples • in...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...Briareus' hundred hands " To wipe thofe hundred eyes." And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers. " Ye Gods! annihilate but Space and Time, " And make two lovers happy." 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Miscellaneous ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1787
...Briareus' hundred hands " To wipe thofe hundred eyes." And that modeft requeft of two abfent lovers. " Ye Gods ! annihilate but Space and Time, " And make two lovers happy'." 2. The PERIPHRASIS, -which the Moderns call the Circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 1800
...continues in its present bed, so long all the causes which weaken authority by distance will continue. " Ye Gods, annihilate but space and time, and make two...serious wishes of very grave and solemn politicians.' The second mode of breaking the stubborn spirit of the Americans, by prosecuting it as criminal, he...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...Briareus" hundred hands To wipe his hundred eyes ||— And that modest request of two absent lovers: Ye gods ! annihilate but space and time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the moderns call the circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...Briareus' hundred hands To wipe his hundred eyes || And that modest request of two absent lovers : Ye gods ! annihilate but space and time, And make two lovers happy. 2. The PERIPHRASIS, which the moderns call the circumbendibus, whereof we have given examples in the...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...continues in its present bed, so long all the causes which weaken authority by distance will continue. " Ye gods, annihilate but space and time, and make two...passionate prayer; — but just as reasonable, as many of these serious wishes of very grave aixi solemn politicians. If then, sir, it seems almost desperate...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...continues in its present bed, so long all the causes which weaken authority by dis.i tance will continue. " Ye gods, annihilate but space and time, and make two...passionate prayer; — but just as reasonable, as many of these serious wishes of very grave and solemn politicians. If then, sir, it seems almost desperate...
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