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" Or, shipwreck'd, labour to some distant shore ; Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead : They wake with horror, and dare sleep no more. "
The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work - Page 334
by Samuel Johnson - 1795 - 536 pages
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 1

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...ill fupply. 71In dreams they fearful precipices tread ; Or fhipwreck'd, labor to fome diftant fhore : Or in dark churches walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, and dare fleep no more. 72. The morn they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their main-top joyful news they hear Of mips,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...ill fupply. 7'In dreams they fearful precipices tread: Or fhipwreck'd, labour to fome diflant Shore : Or in dark churches walk among the dead; They wake with horror, and dare fleep no more. 72. The morn they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their main -top joyful news they hear Of fhips,...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fupply.) a Jn ^-^ In dreams they fearful precipices tread,. Or, fhipwreck'd, labour to fome diftant fhore: Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead; They wake...rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of art fkould be funk in general expreffions, becaufe poetry is to fpeak an univerfal language. This rule...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 61

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1772
...fearful precipices tread,. Or, fhipwreck'd, labour to fome diftant fhore : . , .. Or, in dark churehes, walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, and dare...rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of art ihould be funk in general expreffions, becaufe poetry is to fpeak an univerfal language. This rule...
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Prefaces, Biographical and Critical, to the Works of the English Poets, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fupply.) In dreams they fearful precipices tread, f Or, fhipwreck'd, labour to fome diftant fhore: V' ' Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead ; . They...no more. It is a general rule in poetry, that all i appropriated terms of art fhould be funk in general expreffions, becaufe poetry is to fpeak an univerfal...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...LXXI. In LXXI. In dreams they fea:ful precipices tread : Or, fhipwreck'd, labour to fome diftant more : Or in dark churches walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, and dare fleep no more. LXXII. The morn they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their main-top joyful news they hear Of...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...In LXXI. In dreams they fearful precipices tread : Or, fhipwreck'd, labour to fome diftant fhore» Or in dark churches walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, and dare fleep no mo:e, LXXII. The morn they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their main-top joyful news they hear...
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Dryden. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax. Parnell. Garth. Rowe. Addison ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...fupply.) In dreams they fearful precipices tread, Or, fhipwreck'd, labour to fome diftant ftiore : Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead ; They wake...rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of art mould be funk in general expreffions, becaufe poetry is to fpeak. an univerfal language. This rule...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...fupply.) In In dreams they fearful precipices tread, Or, fhipwreck'd, labour to fome diftant fliore t Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, and dare Qeep no more. It is a general rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of art mould be funk in general...
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations, Moral ...

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 209 pages
...Being. OMNIPOTENCE cannot be exalted. INFINITY cannot be amplified, PERFECTION cannot be improved. Pino. It is a general rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of art, fhould be funk in general expreffionsj expreffions; becaufe poetry is to fpeak an uniyerfal language. This rule is ftill ftronger...
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