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" ... less than a mite, or to compare in his thoughts a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million, and he will quickly find that he has no different measures in his mind adjusted to such extraordinary degrees of grandeur or minuteness. "
The Microscope: Its History, Construction, and Applications ... - Page 400
by Jabez Hogg - 1854 - 440 pages
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison: The Spectator [no. 162-483

Joseph Addison - 1889 - 8 pages
...compare, in his thoughts, a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million, and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...degrees of grandeur or minuteness. The understanding, after a few faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, apd finds. herself swallowed up in the immensity...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various Writers ...

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...compare, in his thoughts, a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million, and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds her self swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it ; our reason can pursue a particle...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 3

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...compare, in his thoughts, a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million, and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds her self swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it ; our reason can pursue a particle...
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The SPECTATOR No.395, Tuesday, June 3, 1712 to No.473, Tuesday, Sept 2, 1712 ...

AUSTIN DOBSON - 1898
...compare, in his Thoughts, a length of a thousand Diameters of the Earth, with that of a Million, and he will quickly find that he has no different Measures...Space on every side of us, but the Imagination, after Wednes' fi fl d s h er se lf swallowed up in the Immensity of the Void No, 420, after a few faint Efforts,...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

George Gregory Smith - 1898
...compare, in his Thoughts, a length of a thousand Diameters of the Earth, with that of a Million, and he will quickly find that he has no different Measures...Space on every side of us, but the Imagination, after No- 419. 1^fer a *ew *a*nt Eft01"*8' is immediately at a stand, and Tucsda- finds her self swallowed...
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A History of English Critical Terms

Jeremiah Wesley Bray - Criticism - 1898 - 345 pages
...surprise." III. Beautiful, — Most direct appeal to the soul. 1712. ID., III., p. 397. The understanding opens an infinite space on every side of us, but the...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds herself swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it. ID., III., p. 427. When the affections...
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English Prose: Seventeenth century

Sir Henry Craik - English literature - 1917
...compare, in his thoughts, a length of a thousand diameters of the earth, with that of a million, and he will quickly find that he has no different measures...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds her self swallowed up in the immensity of the void that surrounds it ; our reason can pursue a particle...
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Victorian Keats and Romantic Carlyle: The Fusions and Confusions of Literary ...

C. C. Barfoot - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 356 pages
...Atkinson, "Keats and Kamchatka"; Letters, II, l00. 43. Letters, I, 277. 44. The Spectator, III, 574-75. The Understanding, indeed, opens an infinite Space...faint Efforts, is immediately at a Stand, and finds her self swallowed up in the Immensity of the Void that surrounds it: Our Reason can pursue a Particle...
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The Skeptical Sublime: Aesthetic Ideology in Pope and the Tory Satirists

James Noggle - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 288 pages
...true picture of the infinitesimal gradations of experience as the understanding knows they must be: The Understanding, indeed, opens an infinite Space...faint efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds her self swallowed up in the Immensity of the Void that surrounds it: Our Reason can pursue a Particle...
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Georgic Modernity and British Romanticism: Poetry and the Mediation of History

Kevis Goodman, Tim Fulford - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 225 pages
...or to compare, in his Thoughts, a length of thousand Diameters of the Earth, with that of a Million, he will quickly find that he has no different Measures...such extraordinary Degrees of Grandeur or Minuteness . . . [T] he Imagination, after a few faint Efforts, is immediately at a stand, and finds her self...
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