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" Lydia's monarch should the search descend, By Solon caution'd to regard his end, In life's last scene what prodigies surprise, Fears of the brave, and follies of the wise? From Marlb'rough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driveller... "
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by Samuel Johnson - 1809
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A poetical translation of the elegies of Tibullus;: and of the ..., Volume 2

Tibullus - Latin poetry - 1759
...laft Scene what Prodigies furprize, Fears of the Brave, and Follies of the Wife ; From Marlboroujh's Eyes the Streams of Dotage flow, And Swift expires a Driv'ler and a Show. Its great Beauty will, it is prefumed, excufe the Length of this Quotation. 26. Or lave, &c.] Swimming...
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A Poetical Translation of the Elegies of Tibullus: And of the ..., Volume 1

Tibullus - 1759
...laft Scene what Prodigies furprize, Fears of the Brave, and Follies of the Wife ; From Marlborough's Eyes the Streams of Dotage flow, And Swift expires a Driv'ler and a Show. Its great Beauty will, it is prefumed, excufe the Length of this Quotation. 6. Or lave, &c.] Swimming...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...kft Scene what Prodigies furprife, Fears of the Brave, and Follies of the Wife ? From Marlb'rcugh's Eyes the Streams of Dotage flow, And Swift expires a Driv'ler and a Show. The (n) teeming Mother, anxious for her Race, Begs for each Birth the Fortune of a Face : Yet Vane could...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...laft Scene what Prodigies furprife, Fears of the Brave, and Follies of the Wife ? From Marlb'rougk's Eyes the Streams of Dotage flow, And Swift expires a Driv'ler and a Show. The (n) teeming Mother, anxious for her Race, Begs for each Birth the Fortune of a Face : Yet Vane could...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry ..., Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...retire to peace. But few there are whom hours like these await, Who set unclouded in the gulphs of Fate. From Lydia's monarch should the search descend, By...life's last scene what prodigies surprise, Fears of the bravet and follies of the wise ? \ From Marlb'rough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...peace. But few there are Whom hours like these await, Who set unclouded in the gulphs of Fate. ^_ 3/0 From Lydia's monarch should the search descend, By Solon caution'd to regard his endj In life's last scene what prodigies surprise, Fears of the brave, and follies of the wise i From...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 10

Religion - 1812
...when overtaken by old age, as well as to their coevals in the world at large, may be applied — " In life's last scene, what prodigies surprise! Fears of the brave, and follies of the wise!* They also, while they shew the greatness, shew also the littleness, of our degraded nature. Positivehardness,...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...retire to peace. But few there are whom hours like these await, Who set unclouded in the gulf* of fate. From Lydia's monarch should the search descend, By...the wise ? From Marlb'rough's eyes the streams of flotage flow, And Swift expires a driv'ller and a show. The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...search descend, By Solon cautiou'd to regard his end, In life's last scene what prodigies surprize, Fears of the brave, and follies of the wise ! From...eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driveler and a show. *Thc teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...retire to peace. But few there are whom hours like these await, Who set unclouded in the gulphs of Fate. From Lydia's monarch should the search descend, By...regard his end, In life's last scene what prodigies surprize, Fears of the brave, and follies of the wise ! FromMarlb'rough's eyesthe streamsof dotage...
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