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" I, those great flights of birds that are perpetually hovering about the bridge, and settling upon it from time to time ? I see vultures, harpies, ravens, cormorants, and, among many other feathered creatures, several little winged boys, that perch in... "
The British Essayists - Page 125
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729 - 342 pages
...with the like ' Cares and Paffions that infeft humane Life. ' I hers fetched a deep Sigh, Alas, faid I, Man was ' made in vain '. How is he given away to Mifery and ' Mortality ! tortured in Life, and fwallowed up in ' Death ! The Genius being moved with...
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The Moral Miscellany: Or, a Collection of Select Pieces, in Prose and Verse ...

1773 - 394 pages
...love, with the like cares and paflions that infeft human life. I here fetched a deep iigh, Alas, 'faid I, man was made in vain! how is he given away to mifery and mortality ! tortured in life, and fwallowed up in death ! The genius being moved with compaffion...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 8

John Wesley - 1785 - 718 pages
...Love, with the like cares and paffions that infeft human life. I here fetched a deep figh. Alas, faid I, man was made in vain! how is he given away to mifery and mortality ! tortured in life and fWallowcd up in" death ! The genius being moved with compaffion...
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The Little Female Orators, Or Nine Evenings Entertainment, with Observations

1778 - 124 pages
...the like Cares and Paffions that infeft human Life. I her* \ here -fetched a deep Sigh : Alas, -faid I, Man was made in vain ! How is he given . away to Mifery and Mortality ! Tortured in Life, and fwallowed up in Death ! the Genius being moved with Companion...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786 - 694 pages
...with the like cares and * partions that infcft human life.' I here fetched a deep figh; 'Alas,' faid I, ' man was made in vain ! How ' is he given away to mifery and mor' tality ? tortured in life, and fwallowed ' up in death!* The genius being moved with...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1058 pages
...love, with the like cares and paffions that infeft human life. I here fetched a deep figh : Alas, faid I, man was made in vain ! how is he given away to mifery and mortality ! tortured in life, and fwallowed up in death ! The genius being moved with companion...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794 - 450 pages
...feathered creatures, several little winged boys, that perch in great numbers upon the middle arches. — These, said the Genius, are Envy, Avarice, Superstition,...Love, with the like cares and passions that infest hitman life. ' I here fetched a deep sigh. Alas, said I, man was made in vain ! how is he given away...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 2

Addison (pseud.) - 1794 - 564 pages
...love, with the like cares and paffions that infeft human life. I here fetched a deep figh; alas, faid I, Man was made in vain! How is he given away to mifery and mortality; tortured in life, and fwallowed up in death! The genius being moved with compaffion...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - 1801 - 272 pages
...arches. These , said the genius , are envy , avarice , super-- z5o THE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. stition , despair , love , with the like cares and passions...is he given away to misery and mortality ! tortured iu life , and swallowed up in death ! The genius being moved with compassion towards me , bid me...
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A Real Treasure for a Pious Mind

1806 - 118 pages
...with the like cares and paflions, that infeft human life. I here fetched a deep iigh ; Alas ! faid I> man was made in vain ! how is he given away to mifery and mortality ! tortured in life, and fwallowed up in death ! The genius being moved with compaffion...
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