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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 lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...precipkes tread, Or, fhipwreck'd, labour to ionic diftant fhore : -. Or, in dark churches, walk among tlie dead ; They wake with horror, and dare fleep no more....appropriated. terms of art fhould be funk in general expreffionsi becaufe poetry is to fpeak an univerfal language. This rule is ftill ftronger with regard...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1790
...ill fupply.) In dreams they fearful precipices tread, Or, Ihipwreck'd, labour to fome diftant fliore: 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 is...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Dryden. Smith. Duke. King ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1794
...ill fupply.) Jn Breams they fearful precipices tread, Or, fhipwreck'd, labour to fome diftant (bore : Or, in dark churches, walk among the dead; They wake with horror, and dare fleep no more. Itis a general rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of art fhould be funk in general expreflions,...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

Robert Anderson - English poetry - 1795
...fupply. LXXI. In dreams they fearful precipices tread : Or, fhipwrc'ck'd, labour to fome diftant more: Or in dark churches walk among the dead ; They wake with horror and dare fleep no mere. Lixn. The morn they look nn with unwilling eyes, Till from their main-top joyful news they hear...
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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...fupply. LXXI. b drums they fearful precipices tread : Or, Ihipwrrck'd, labour to fome diftant more : Or in dark churches walk among the dead: They wake with horror and dare deep no more. LXXII. The mom they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their main-top joyful news...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...short: Or, in dark churches, wadk among the dead ; 'I 'in;/ wake witk horror, and dare deep np mote: It is a general rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of ai : shonlc wmk in general expressions, because poetry is to speak an universal langua This rule is...
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Lives of English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...ill fupply). 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 more. 4 It is a general rule in poetry, that all appropriated ' terms of art'fhould be funk in general expreffions,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...• r xxi. In dreams they fearful precipices tread, Or, shipwreck'd, labour to some distant shore; Or in dark churches walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, and d. re sleep no more. i.xxn. The morn they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their maintop joyful...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...distant shore : Or, in dark chufches, walk among the dead ; * They wake with horror, and dare sleep no more. It is a general rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of art should be sunk in general expressions, because poetry is to speak an universal language. This rule...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...of short duration:; or they are blossoms only to be valued as they foretel Iruits. life of "Waller. It is a general rule in poetry, that all appropriated terms of art should be sunk in general expressions; because poetry is to speak an universal language. This 'rule...
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