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" There are certain scenes that would awe an atheist into belief, without the help of other argument. One need not have a very fantastic imagination to see spirits there at noon-day : You have Death perpetually before your eyes, only so far removed, as... "
Letters of Thomas Gray: Two Volumes in One - Page 74
by Thomas Gray - 1820 - 244 pages
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 52

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1775
...common genius, to choofe fuch a fituatioa for his retirement ; and perhaps (hould bare been a difctple of his, had I been born in his time. You may believe Abelard and Heloife were not forgot upon this occallon: if I do not miftake, I faw you too every now and then at...
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The Powers of Genius: A Poem, in Three Parts

John Blair Linn - 1802 - 191 pages
...of other argument, one need not have a very fantastic imagination to sec spirits there at noon-day: you have death perpetually before your eyes, only...to choose such a situation for his retirement; and I perhaps should have been a disciple of his, had I been born in his time. You may believe Abelard...
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The powers of genius, a poem

John Blair Linn - 1804
...of other argument, one need not have a very fantastic imagination to see spirits there at noon-day : you have death perpetually before your eyes, only...to choose such a situation for his retirement; and I perhaps should have been a disciple of his, had I been born in his time. You may APPENDIX. believe...
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The Works of Thomas Gray; Containing His Poems, and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1807 - 316 pages
...of other argument. One need not have a very fantastic imagination to see spirits there at noon-day: You have Death perpetually before your eyes, only...have • been a disciple of his, had I been born in Jiis time. You may believe Abelard and Ileloi'se were not forgot upon this occasion : If I do not mistake,...
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The Historic Gallery of Portraits and Paintings: Or, Biographical ..., Volume 2

Biography - 1808
...help of other argument. One need not have a very fantastic imagination to see spirits at noon-day. You have death perpetually before your eyes ; only so far removed, as to compose the mind without frightening it. I am well persuaded, St. Bruno was a man of no common genius, to choose such a situation...
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The historic gallery of portraits and paintings, Volume 2

Historic gallery - 1812
...help of other argument. One need not have a very fantastic imagination to see spirits at noon-day. You have death perpetually before your eyes ; only so far removed, as to compose the mind without frightening it. I am well persuaded, St. Bruno was a man of no common genius, to choose such a si t...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...of other argument. One need not have a very fantastic imagination to see spirits there at noonday : you have death perpetually before your eyes, only...the mind without frighting it. I am well persuaded, Bruno was a man of no common genius, to choose such a situation for his retirement ; and perhaps should...
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The British Prose Writers: Gray's letters

British prose literature - 1821
...of other argument. One need not have a very fantastic imagination to see spirits there at noon-day : You have death perpetually before your eyes ; only...am well persuaded St. Bruno was a man of no common genins, to choose such a situation for his retirement ; and perhaps should have been a disciple of...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 4

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1822
...remember to have gone ten paces without an exclamation that there was no restraining." And again — " You have death perpetually before your eyes ; only...removed, as to compose the mind without frighting it." When in the North of England, speaking of a cataract, he says: "I stayed there, not without shuddering,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 3

1822
...remember to have gone ten paces without an exclamation that there was no restraining." And again — " You have death perpetually before your eyes ; only...removed, as to compose the mind without frighting it." When in the North of England, speaking of a cataract, he says : " I stayed there, not without shuddering,...
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