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" If gratitude, when exerted towards one another, naturally produces a very pleasing sensation in the mind of a grateful man, it exalts the soul into rapture, when it is employed on this great object of gratitude ; on this beneficent Being, who has given... "
The British Essayists;: Spectator - Page 2
by Alexander Chalmers - 1808
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1729
...Mercies. IF Gratitude, when exerted towards one another, naturally produces a very pleafing Senfation in the Mind of a grateful Man ; it exalts the Soul into Rapture, when it is employed on this great Objeft of Gratitude; on this Beneficent Being who has given us every thing we already pofTefs, and...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1778
...another, naturally produces a very pleafing lenfation in the mind of a grateful man : it exalts the loul into rapture, when it is employed on this great object...beneficent Being who has given us every thing we already poffefs, and from whom we expect every thing we yet hope for. JVIoft of the works of the pagan poets...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...mind of a grateful man ; it exalts the foul into rapture, when it is employed on this great objeft of gratitude, on this beneficent Being, who has given us every thing we already poflels, and from whom we expect every tiling we yet hope for. Molt of the works of the Pagan poett...
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The Prose epitome; or, Extracts, elegant, instructive, and entertaining ...

Conduct of life - 1792 - 456 pages
...the mind of a grateful man; it exalts the foul into rapture, when it is employed on this great objuft of gratitude, on this beneficent Being, who has given us every thing we already poflcfs, and from whom we expect every thing we yet hope for. Moft of the works of the Pagan poets...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1797 - 271 pages
...mind of a grateful man ; it exalts the fout into raptures when it is employed in this great objecl of gratitude ; on this beneficent Being who has given us every thing we already poflefs, and* from whom we expeft every thing we hope for. Ungenerous the man, and bafc of heart, Who...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 5

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1797
...mind of a grateful man 5 it exalts the foul into raptures when it is employed in this great objeft of gratitude ; on this beneficent Being who has given us every thing we already poflefs, and from whom we expeft every thing we hope for. Ungenerous the man, and bafe of heart, Who...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English literature - 1799 - 356 pages
...another, naturally produces a very pleafing fenfation in the mind D of a grateful man, it exalts the foul into rapture, when 'it is employed on this great object...beneficent Being, who has given us every thing we already pofsefs, and from whom we expect every •thing we yet hope for. ADDISON. sr.criox in. On Forgivenefs....
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison - English imprints - 1801
...another naturally produces a. very pleafing fenfation in the mint! of a grateful man ; it exalts the foul into rapture, when it is employed on this great object of gratitude;; " this beneficent Being who has given us every thing we already poflefs, and from whom expect' every...
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The Immortal Mentor, Or, Man's Unerring Guide to a Healthy, Wealthy & Happy ...

Luigi Cornaro - Conduct of life - 1802 - 321 pages
...BUT if gratitude, when exerted from man to man, produces fo much pleafure, it muft exalt the foul to rapture, when it is employed on this great object of gratitude, on this infinitely beneficent cent being, who has given -us every thing •wre already poflefs, and from whom...
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Poor Richard; or, The way to wealth

Benjamin Franklin - 1820 - 288 pages
...the great Author of good, and the Father of mercies. If gratitude, when exerted towards one another, naturally produces a very pleasing sensation in the...and from whom we expect every thing we yet hope for. ADDISON. THE VANITY OF WEALTH. NO more thus brooding o'er yon heap, With avarice painful vigils keep...
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