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" The way seems difficult and steep to scale With upright wing against a higher foe. Let such bethink them, if the sleepy drench Of that forgetful lake benumb not still, That in our proper motion we ascend Up to our native seat : descent and fall To us... "
Paradise Lost: A Poem, in Twelve Books. The Author John Milton. Printed from ... - Page 170
by John Milton - 1795
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Continuation of the Rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Authors, English - 1823
...observed in the volubility and levity of these lines, which express an action tardy and reluctant. Descent and fall To us is adverse. Who but felt of...fierce foe hung on our broken rear Insulting, and pursu'd us through the deep, Wilh what confusion and laborious flight We sunk thus low ? Th' ascent...
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The British Essayists: Rambler

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...observed in the volubility and levity of these lines, which express an action tardy and reluctant. Descent and fall To us is adverse. Who but felt of...fierce foe hung on our broken rear Insulting, and pursu'd us through the deep, With what confusion and laborious flight We sunk thus low? Th' ascent...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson: LL.D. A New Edition in Twelve Volumes ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...observed in the volubility and levity of these lines, which express an action tardy and reluctant. Desdent and fall To us is adverse. Who but felt of late, When...fierce foe hung on our broken rear Insulting, and pursu'd us through the deep, With what confusion and laborious flight We sunk thus low ? Th' ascent...
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The British Essayists: The Rambler

James Ferguson - English periodicals - 1823
...these lines, which express an action tardy and reluctant: Descent and fall To us is adverse; who hut felt of late, When the fierce foe hung on our broken rear, Insulting, and pursued us through Hie deep, With what confusion and laborious flight We sunk thus low J The' ascent is easy then. In...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 5

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...observed in the volubility and levity of these lines, which express an action tardy and reluctant : Descent and fall To us is adverse. Who but felt of...Insulting, and pursued us through the deep, With what confusion and laborious flight We sunk thus low ? Th" ascent is easy then. In another place, he describes...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...(if the sleepy drench Ofthat forgetful lake benumb not still) That in our proper motion we ascend 75 Up to our native seat : descent and fall To us is...fierce foe hung on our broken rear Insulting, and pursu'd us through the deep, With what compulsion, and laborious (light 80 We sunk thus low ? Th' ascent...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1824
...torments. But perhaps 70 The way seems difficult and steep to scale With upright wing against a higher foe. Let such bethink them, if the sleepy drench Of that...benumb not still, That in our proper motion we ascend 7 j Up to our native seat: descent and fall To us is adverse. Who but felt of late, When the fierce...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...to scale W,th upright wing against a higher foe. Let such bethink them, if the sleepy drench Ofthat dd the power of some adjuring verse. Sabrina fair, Listen where thou art s .u г native seat: descent and fall To us is adverse. Who but felt of late, When the fierce foe hong...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...lines, which express an action tardy and reluctant. -Descent and fall To us is adverse. Who but fult of late, When the fierce foe hung on our broken rear Insulting, and pursu'd us through the deep, With what confusion and laborious flight .We sunk thus low ? Th* ascent...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...observed in the volubility and levity of these lines, which express an action tardy and reluctant : Descent and fall To us is adverse. Who but felt of...Insulting, and pursued us through the deep. With what confusion and laborious flight We sunk thus low 1 Th' ascent is easy then. In another place, he describes...
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