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" WHEN Learning's triumph o'er her barb'rous foes First rear'd the stage, immortal Shakspeare rose ; Each change of many-colour'd life he drew, Exhausted worlds, and then imagin'd new: Existence saw him spurn her bounded reign, And panting Time toil'd after... "
A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands - Page 231
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 17

1747 - 684 pages
...change of many-colour'd life IK die*, Eshaufled worlds, and thrn imigin'd new : Exiflencc faw him fpuin her bounded reign, And panting time toil'd after him in vain : His pow'rful llrokn prifiding truth imprels'd» And unrefiited paflion ftorm'd the breaft. Then7o*«/o" came, inftruQed...
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A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes, Volume 1

Robert Dodsley - 1755 - 356 pages
...Firft rear'd the ftage, immortal SHAKESPEAR rofe; Each change of many-colour'd life he drew, lixhaufted worlds, and then imagin'd new : Exiftence faw him...unrefifted paflion ftorm'd the breaft. Then JOHNSON came, inftrufted from the fchool, To pleafe in method, and invent by rule ; His ftudious patience, and laborious...
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A Collection of Poems

1758 - 352 pages
...triumph o'er her barb'rous foes ' • Firft rear'd the ftage, immortal SHAKESPEAR rofej Each charge of many-colour'd life he drew, Exhaufted worlds, and...ftrokes prefiding Truth imprefs'd, And unrefifted paffion ftorm'd the breaft. Then JOHNSON came, inftrufted from the fchool, To pleafe in method, and...
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A Collection of Poems ...

Robert Dodsley - 1758 - 384 pages
...the Same. WHEN learning's triumph o'er her barb'rons foes Firft rear'd the ftage, immortal SHAKESPEAR rofe; Each change of many-colour'd life he drew, Exhaufted...reign, And panting Time toil'd after him in vain : His pew'rful ftrokes prefiding Truth imprefs'd, And unrefifted paffion ftorm'd the breaft. Then JOHNSON...
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The History of the Theatres of London and Dublin: From the Year 1730 to the ...

Benjamin Victor - 1761 - 288 pages
...Jahnfoa. When Learning's Triumph o'er her barb'rous Foes Firft rear'd the Stage, immortal Shakefpeare rofe ; Each Change of many-colour'd Life he drew, Exhaufted Worlds, and then imagined new : Exigence faw him fpurn her bounded reign, And panting Time toil'd after him in vain...
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The British Plutarch, Or Biographical Entertainer: Being a Select Collection ...

1762 - 414 pages
...manager. When Learning's triumph o'er her barb'rous foes Firft trod the ftage, — immortal Shakefpear rofe : Each change of many-colour'd life he drew ;...reign, And panting Time toil'd after him in vain. All All men have difcovered a cuiiofity to know the little ftories and particularities of a great genius,...
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley]. [2 other copies ...

Collection - 1766 - 356 pages
...the Same. WHEN learning's triumph o'er her barb'rons foes Firft rear'd the ftage, immortal SHAKESPEAR rofe; Each change of many-colour'd life he drew, Exhaufted...ftrokes prefiding Truth imprefs'd, And unrefifted paffipn ftorm'd the breaft. Then JOHNSON came, inftrufted from the fchool, To pleafe in method, and...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 374 pages
...rofe, Each Change of many-colour'd Life he drew, Exhaufted Worlds, and then imagin'd new : Fxiftence faw him fpurn her bounded Reign, And panting Time toil'd after him in vain. His powerful Strokes prefiding Truth imprefs'd, And unrefifting Paffion ftorm'd the Breaft. Then Jonfon...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 374 pages
...rofe, Each Change of many-colon rM Life he drew, Exhaufted Worlds, and then imagin'd new : Fxiftence faw him fpurn her bounded Reign, And panting Time toil'd after him in vain. His powerful Strokes prefiding Truth imprefs'd, And unrefifting Paffion ftorm'd the Dreaft. Then Jonfin...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1774 - 412 pages
...1747. WHEN Learning's Triumph o'er her barbarous Foes, Firft rear'd the Stage, immortal Skakefpeare rofe> Each Change of many-colour'd Life he drew, Exhaufted Worlds, and then imagin'd new: Fxiftence faw him fpurn her bounded Reign, And panting Time toil'd after him in vain. His powerful...
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