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" Tis said, and I believe the tale, Thy humblest reed could more prevail Had more of strength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age... "
The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author - Page 69
by Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 132 pages
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 49

Samuel Johnson - 1779 - 380 pages
...— 'Tis faid, and I believe the tale, Thy humbleft reed could more prevail, Had more of ftrength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age, Ev'n all at once together found Csciiia's mingled world of found — O, bid our vain endeavours ceafe, Revive the juft defigns of Greece,...
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Beispielsammlung zur Theorie und Literatur der schönen Wissenschaften, Volume 4

Eschenburg - 1789 - 450 pages
...— 'Tis faid, and I believe the tale, Thy humbleft reed could more prevail, Had more of ftrength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age ; Ev'n all at once together found Caecilia's mingled world of found — bid our vain endeavours ceafe, Revive the juft defigns of...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 58

English poets - 1790 - 270 pages
...— 'Tis faid, and I believe the tale, Thy humbleft reed could more prevail, Had more of ftrength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age, Ev'n all at once together found Ciccilia's mingled world of found— O, bid our vain endeavours ceafe, Revive the juft defigns of Greece,...
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Roach's Beauties of the Modern Poets of Great Britain: Carefully Selected ...

James Roach - 1794 - 272 pages
...» JTis faid, and I believe the tale, Thy humbleft reed could more prevail,. Had more of ftrength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age,,...at once together found Czcilia's mingled world of found. O, bid our vain endeavours ceafe, Revive the juft defigns of Greece, Return in all thy fimple...
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Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure, Volume 92

1793 - 524 pages
...page. 'Tis faicl, and I believe the ia!e, Thy humbleft reed could more prevail, Had more of ftrength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age, Ev'n all at once together fourni Cecilia's mingled world of ibund— O, bid our vain endeavours ceafej Revive the juft defigns...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical ...

Robert Anderson - 1795 - 974 pages
...faid, and I believe the talc, Thy humbleft reed could more prevail, OF COLLINS. Had more of ftrength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age, Ev'n all at once together for.nd Cecilia's inin^ls-d world of ib.md O, bid our vain endeavours .eafe, Revive the juft defi^ns...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 476 pages
...page — 'Tisfaid, and I believe the tale, Thy humbled reed could more prevail, Had more of ftrength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age, Ev'n all at once together found Cecilia's mingled world of found — * The Ocdipui oí Sophocle». part Each changeful wifli of Phsedra's...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 15, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - 1797 - 450 pages
...page 'Ti« faid, and I believe the tale, Thy humbled reed could more preva3, Had more of ftrength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age • Ev'n all at once together found Caecilia's mingled world of found— O! bid our vain endeavours ceafe, Revive the juft defigns of Greece,...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800 - 224 pages
...APOLLO. 'Tis faid, and I believe the tale, Thy humbleft reed could more prevail, Had more of ftrength, diviner rage, Than all which charms this laggard age, Ev'n all at once together found CECILIA'S mingled world of found — O, bid our vain endeavours ceafe, Revive the juft defigns of GREECE...
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Moore. Cawthorne. Collins. Dyer. Shenstone. Mallet. Akenside. Gray ...

Samuel Johnson - 1800 - 512 pages
...believe th» tale, Thy humbled reed could more prevail. Had more of ftrength, divider rage, •Tlian all which charms this laggard age, Ev'n all at once together found Cecilia's mingled work) of found— 0, birf our vain endeavours crate, Receive the juft dcligns of...
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