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" Implore His aid, in His decisions rest, Secure whate'er He gives, He gives the best. Yet, when the sense of sacred presence fires, And strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy fervours for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign'd... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Page 156
by James Boswell - 1807
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...the choice. /- 3 Safe in his pow'r, whose eyes disdern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r, Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, Secure, whate'er...strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy fervors for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign 'd ; For love, which scarce collective...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...the sense of sacred presence fires, And strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy fervors for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will...which scarce collective man can fill ; For patience, sov'reign o'er transmuted ill ; For faith, that panting for a happier seat, Counts death kind Nature's...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. V.

English poetry - 1789 - 200 pages
...and the choice. Safe in his pow'r, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r, Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, Secure, whate'er he gives, he gives the best. Vet when the sense of sacred presence fires, And strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1799
...the choice. " Safe in His hand, whose eye discerns afar " The secret ambush of a specious pray'r ; " Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, " Secure whate'er he gives he gives the best. the sentiments of Scaliger and Aristotle, not bearing to hear it urged, that some things, are true...
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The Beauties of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ...

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 394 pages
...pow-r whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious prayer ; Implore his aid, in his decision rest, Secure, whate-er he gives, he gives the best....mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign-d; For Lotf, which scarce collective man can fill; For Patience, sov-rcign o'er transmuted ill; For Faith,...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...and the choice. Safe in his pow'r, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r. Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, Secure whate'er...presence fires, And strong devotion to the skies aspires, four forth thy fervors for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign'd ; For love, which...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r; Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, Secure, what'er he gives, he gives the best. Yet, when the sense of...which scarce collective man can fill; For patience, sov'reign o'er transmuted ill ; For faith, that, panting for a happier seat, Counts death kind Nature's...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...and the choice, Safe in his pow'r, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r ; Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, Secure, whate'er...for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resigned; For love, which scarce collective man can fill ; For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted...
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Letters to a Young Lady on a Course of English Poetry: By J. Aikin

John Aikin - Books and reading - 1807 - 297 pages
...writer was superior to that of the antient. Nobler lines than the following were never composed: ... - , Yet when the sense of sacred presence fires, And strong...for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign' d ; For love, which scarce collective man can fill, For patience, sovereign o'er transmuted...
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The British Essayists;: The Looker-on

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...measure and the choice ; Safe in His pow'r, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a secret pray'r. Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, Secure, whate'er he gives, he gives the best*. I am, Sir, Yours respectfully, PEREGRINE PLACID. * Vauity of Human Wishes. N" 89. SATURDAY, FEBRUARY...
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