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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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Stanzas on the Death of Oliver Cromwell: Astraea Redux; Annus Mirabilis ...

John Dryden - 1874 - 301 pages
...ill supply. 7i In dreams they fearful precipices tread, Or shipwracked labour to some distant shore, Or in dark churches walk among the dead; They wake with horror and dare sleep no more. 72 The morn they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their maintop joyful news they...
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The poetical works of John Dryden, ed. by C.C. Clarke

John Dryden - 1874
...supply. 71 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 dare sleep no more. 1 ' Berkeley : ' Vice-admiral Berkeley fought till his men were all killed, and was...
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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...ill supply. In dreams they fearful precipices tread : Or, shipwreck'd, labor to some distant shore : n'd : But to the bowel'd cavern darling deep, The mineral kinds confess t sleeo no more. The morn they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their main-top joyful news they...
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 13

Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart - Humanities - 1878
...Mirabilis : " In dream^ they fearful precipices tread, Or, shipwrecked, labour to some distant shore ; Or in dark churches walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, and dare sleep no more." The Conservative press, not content with depicting Ministers as the prey of such gloomy...
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Stanzas on the Death of Oliver Cromwell: Astrĉa Redux ; Annus Mirabilis ...

John Dryden - 1878 - 301 pages
...ill supply. 7i In dreams they fearful precipices tread, Or shipwracked labour to some distant shore, Or in dark churches walk among the dead; They wake with horror and dare sleep no more. 73 scam* daft The morn they look on with unwilling eyes, Till from their maintop joyful...
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Johnson. Select works, ed. with intr. and notes by A. Milnes. Lives of ...

Samuel Johnson - 1879
...ill supply). 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 dare sleep no more.' It is a general rule in poetry that all appropriated terms of art should be sunk in...
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The Six Chief Lives from Johnson's Lives of the Poets: With Macaulay's Life ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1881 - 466 pages
...some distant shore : Or, in dark churches, 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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Nether Lochaber: The Natural History, Legends, and Folk-lore of the West ...

Alexander Stewart - Folklore - 1883 - 417 pages
...supply). " In dreams they fearful precipices tread, Or, shipwrecked, labour to some distant shore ; Or in dark churches walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, and dare sleep no more." We do not know whether the reader will agree with us, but we look upon these verses...
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Nether Lochaber: The Natural History, Legends, and Folk-lore of the West ...

Alexander Stewart - Folklore - 1883 - 417 pages
...supply). " 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 dare sleep no more." We do not know whether the reader will agree with us, but we look upon these verses...
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The Works of John Dryden: Poetical works

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1884
...quoted : — In dreams they fearful precipices tread ; Or, shipwrecked, lahour to some distant shore ; Or in dark churches walk among the dead ; They wake with horror, ami dare sleep no more. The verses in which Prince Rupert and his enemy are compared to a greyhound...
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