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" I saw the valley opening at the farther end, and spreading forth into an immense ocean that had a huge rock of adamant running through the midst of it, and dividing it into two equal parts. The clouds still rested on one half of it, insomuch that I could... "
Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley - Page 219
by Cassell, ltd - 1883
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...parts. The clouds still rested on one half of it, insomuch that I could discover nothing in it : but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innumerable...fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand litle shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons dressed in glorious habits with garlands...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...The clouds still rested on one half thereof, insomuch that I could discover nothing in it : but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innumerable...covered with fruits and flowers , and interwoven with a thouTHE ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR. 2-5i sand little shining seas that ran among them. I could see persons...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...parts. The clouds still rested on one half of it, insomuch that I could discover nothing in it; but the other appeared to me a vast ocean. planted with innumerable...heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds,...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...parts. The clouds still rested on one half of it, insomuch that I could discover nothing in it; but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innumerable...their heads, passing among the trees, lying down by th& sides of fountains, or resting upon beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...parts. The clouds still rested ou one half of k, insomuch that I could discover nothing in it : but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innumerable...heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds,...
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The Spectator in miniature: being a collection of the principle ..., Volume 1

Spectator The - 1808
...I could discover nothing in it; hut the other appeared to me a vast ocean, planted with iunumerahle islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers,...among them. I could see persons dressed in glorious hahits with garlands upon their heads, passing among Ihe trees, lying down hy the lides or- fountains,...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English literature - 1809
...couid discover nothing in it : but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innu. merable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers,...thousand little shining seas that ran among them. 1 couid see persons dressed in glorious habits, with garlands upon their heads, passing among the trees,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...parts. The clouds still rested on one half of it, insomuch that I could discover nothing in it : but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innumerable...heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of the fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing...
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The Spectator [by J. Addison and others]; with notes, and a general index

Spectator The - 1811
...parts. The clouds still rested on one half of it, insomuch that I could discover nothing in it ; but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innumerable...heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the lides of fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...parts. The clouds still rested on one half of it, insomuch that I could discover nothing in it : but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innumerable...heads, passing among the trees, lying down by the sides of the fountains, or resting on beds of flowers ; and could hear a confused harmony of singing...
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