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" IT must be so — Plato, thou reason'st well ! — Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality ? Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into nought ? why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles... "
The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ... - Page 311
by William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
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An abridgment of Hiley's English grammar: together with appropriate exercises

Richard Hiley - 1834 - 188 pages
...The note of interrogation (?) is inserted at the end of a sentence which contains a question; as, " Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles...destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us." &c., and also to invocations or addresses; HS, " Eternity ! thou pleasing, dreadful thought!" The following...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 360 pages
...the Immortality of the Soul. — ADDISON. IT must be so' — Plato', thou reasonest well' — Else', whence this pleasing hope', this fond desire', This...immortality'? Or', whence this secret dread' and inward horrour', Of falling into nought'? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction'?...
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The Philosophy of a Future State

Thomas Dick - 1836 - 306 pages
...actions the most beneficent, and heroic, on what principle is it to be accounted for? " Whence springs this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing...soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ?" Whence proceeds the want we feel amidst the variety of objects which surround us? Whence arises...
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The American Orator's Own Book: Or, The Art of Extemporaneous Public ...

1836 - 362 pages
...improvement of my mind. Can you forgive me, and be still my friend ? As firmly aa I have ever been. Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles...destruction? »Tis the Divinity that stirs within us. Where are you now ? and what is your amount ? Vexation, disappointment, and remorse. To purchase heaven,...
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The holy Bible, with a comm. and critical notes by A. Clarke, Volume 6

Adam Clarke - 1836 - 1062 pages
...a beautiful paraphrase of tinsense of the apostle, whether he had his words in view or not : — " Whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...immortality ? Or whence this secret dread and inward horrar Of falling into nought? Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction ?...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - 1837 - 294 pages
...Soul ; a drawn sword on the table beside him.] It must be so — Plato, thou reasonest well ; Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...destruction ? 'Tis the divinity that stirs within us ; "Tis heaven itself, that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man ! Eternity ! thou pleasing,...
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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837 - 370 pages
...THE SOUL.From the Tragedy of Cato, by Addlson. It must be so — Plato, thou reasonest well ! Else, whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...? — Tis the Divinity that stirs within us ; Tis Heaven itself that points out — a hereafter, And intimates — Eternity to man. Eternity ! — thou...
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The Tatler. The Guardian. The Freeholder. The Whig-examiner. The lover ...

Joseph Addison - 1837 - 548 pages
...reason's! well !— Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality Í Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of...destruction ? Tis the divinity that stirs within us ; Tis heaven itself, that points out an hereafter, And intimates eternity to man. Eternity ! thou pleasing,...
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The Spectator, no. 315-635

Joseph Addison - 1837 - 478 pages
...reason's! well— Else whence this pleading hope, this fond desire, This longing after immortality 7 Or whence this secret dread, and inward horror, Of...soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction T Tie the divinity that stin* within us ; 'Tie Heaven itself that points out an hereafter, And intimates...
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History of the English Language and Literature

Robert Chambers - 1837 - 338 pages
...the Soul ; a drawn smord on the table beside him.] It must be so — Plato, thou reasonest well; Else whence this pleasing hope, this fond desire, This...secret dread, and inward horror, Of falling into nought 1 Why shrinks the soul Back on herself, and startles at destruction 7 "Pis the divinity that stirs...
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