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" Though yet unsung, as deem'd, perhaps, too bold ? Angels are men of a superior kind ; Angels are men in lighter habit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wing'd in flight ; And men are angels, loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 80
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 554 pages
...lighter habit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wing'd in flight ; -Mul nun are angels, loaded fur an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pain, And slippery slrp, the bottom of the steep. \ngels their failings, mortals have their praise ; While here,...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1811 - 302 pages
...superior kind ; Angels are men in lighter habit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wing'd in flight ; And men are angels, loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pain, And slipp'ry step, the bottom of the steep. Angels their failings, mortals have their praise ; While Here,...
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The Complaint; Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1813 - 380 pages
...superior kind ; Angels are men in lighter habit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wing'd in flight ; And men are angels, loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pain, And slippery step, the bottom of the steep. Angels their failings, mortals have their praise ; While here,...
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The poetical works of Edward Young. Collated with the best eds.: by T. Park

Edward Young - 1813 - 324 pages
...superior kind ; Angels are men in lighter hahit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wing'd in flight ; And men are angels, loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pain, And slippery step, the bottom of the steep. Angels their failings, mortals have their praise : While here,...
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The complaint; or, Night thoughts, on life, death, and immortality ...

Edward Young - 1815 - 332 pages
...superior kind ; Angels are men in lighter habit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wing'd in flight; And men are angels, loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pain, And slipp'ry step, the bottom of the steep. Angels their failings, mortals have their praise ; While here,...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1816 - 390 pages
...superior kind ; Angels are men in lighter habit clad. High o'er celestial mountains wingM in flight ; And men are angels loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pain, And slipp'ry step, the bottom of the steep. Angels their failings, mortals have their praise j While tere,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - 1821 - 412 pages
...superior kind ; Angels are men in lighter habit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wing'd in flight; And men are angels loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pam, And slippery step, the bottom of the steep. Angels their failings, mortals have their praise ;...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 274 pages
...superior kind ; Angels are men in lighter habit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wing'd in flight; And men are angels, loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pain, And slippery step, the bottom of the steep. Angels their failings, mortals have their praise : While here,...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1825 - 766 pages
...superior kind, Angels are men in lighter habit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wing'd in flight; And men are angels, loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pain, And slippery step, the bottom of the steep." The Doctor's description of the resurrection of the bones...
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The New Jerusalem magazine and theological inspector

1828 - 398 pages
...superior kind; Angels are men of lighter habit clad, High o'er celestial mountains wiog'd in flight ; And men are angels, loaded for an hour, Who wade this miry vale, and climb with pain, And slippery step, the bottom of the steep." Nothing can exceed the correctness of this view ! and yet...
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