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" I gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length said I, ' Show me now, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid under those dark clouds which cover the ocean on the other side of the rock of adamant.' The genius making me no answer,... "
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, Volume 2

1729
...happy I (kinds-. At length, faid I, (hew me now, I befeech thee, the Secrets that lye hid under thofe dark Clouds which cover the Ocean on the other Side of the Rock of Adamant. The Genius making me no Anfwer, I turned about to addrefs my felf to him a fecond time, but I found that he had left me ; I...
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The Spectator, Volume 2

1729
...length. 1 i.iiil J , (hew me now, I befeech thee, the Secrets that ' Ire hid under thofe dark Cloudt which cover the ' Ocean on the other Side of the Rock of Adamant. The ' Genius making me no Anfwer, I turned about to ad' tlrcf s my felf to him a fecond time, but I found that he ' had left...
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The Spectator, with Illustrative Notes: To which are Prefixed, the ..., Volume 3

1794
...him, I gazed with inexpressible pressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length, said I, shew me now, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid under...found that he had left me; I then turned again to the -vision which I had been so long contemplating: but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge,...
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The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ...

English instructor - English literature - 1801 - 258 pages
...for him. I gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length, said I , shew me now , I beseech thee , the secrets that lie hid...found that he had left me ; I then turned again to the vision which I had been so long contemplating; but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge...
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The Spectator ...

1803
...reserved for him." I gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. "At length," said I, " shew me now, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid under...found that he had left me ; I then turned again to the vision which I had been so long contemplating; but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge,...
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The Spectator ...

Joseph Addison - English essays - 1803
...reserved for him." I gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. "At length," said I, " shew me now, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid under...found that he. had left me ; I then turned again to the vision whieh I"had been so long contemplating; but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge,...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...made in vain, who has such an eternity reserved for him. I gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length said I, Show me now, I beseech...found that he had left me. I then turned again to the vision, which I had been so long contemplating ; but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge,...
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Beauties of British Prose. Selected by S. Melmoth

Sydney Melmoth - English prose literature - 1805 - 360 pages
...reserved for him. I gazed with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length, said I, shew me now, I beseech thee, the secrets that lie hid,...found that he had left me; I then turned again to the vision which I had been so long contemplating ; but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge,...
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The British Essayists, Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...said I, shew me now, I beseech tliee, the secrets that lie bid under those dark clouds which cover die ocean on the other side of the rock of adamant. The genius making me no answer, I turned me about to address myself to him a second time, but I found that he had left me ; I then turned again...
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The Spectator, Volume 3

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - English literature - 1809
...with inexpressible pleasure on these happy islands. At length, said I, shew me now, I beseech thce. the secrets that lie hid under those dark clouds which...found that he had left me ; I then turned again to the vision which I had been so long contemplating, but instead of the rolling tide, the arched bridge,...
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