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" Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go And view the ocean leaning on the sky : From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know And on the lunar world securely pry. "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 29
by James Boswell - 1922
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...CLXIV. Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, ^ And view the ocean leaning on the sky i >-'^ From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. CLXV. This I foretel, from your auspicious care, i,"S. Who great in search of God and Nature grow...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...Aadsometimes it issued inabsurdities, of which perhaps he was not conscious: Then we upon our orb's last verge shall go, And see the ocean leaning on...we shall know, And on the lunar World securely pry. , ' wse lines have no meaning • but may we not say, in imitation of Cowley on another book, Tis so...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1801
...may gain, and all may be supply'd. CXI. IV. Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky ; From thence our rolling...we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. CLXV. This I foretel, from your auspicious care, Who great in search of God and Nature grow; Who bestyour...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804 - 716 pages
...sometimes it issued in absurdities, of which perhaps he was not conscious : Then we upon our orb's last verge shall go, And see the ocean leaning on...we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. These lines have no meaning • but may we not say, in imitation of Cowley on another book, Tis so...
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A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - English language - 1805
...danger; sif.ly. We upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky; rrom thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world iccurely pry. DryJeo. - . ... f , ni/ in jet ur~e. i T^hc cause of safety ; protection; defence They,...
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The Emerald, Volumes 1-2

1806 - 688 pages
...issued in absurdities, of which perhaps lie, was conscious : Then we upon our orbs last verge shall g, And see the ocean leaning on the sky, from thence...we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. These lines ferve ire meaning r fent majr w not say in imitation of Cowfey on another hook, •TS...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808 - 380 pages
...Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky ; From tlienoe our rolling neighbours we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. Tins 1 foretel, from your auspicious care, Who great in search of God anil Nature grow; Who best your...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1807 - 508 pages
...o'er and o'er, Then sink into yourselves, and be no N..,*, Dryden, in his poem on the Royal Society, has these lines : ' Then we upon our globe's last...shall go, ' And see the ocean leaning on the sky; f From thence our rolling neighbours we shall know, ' And on the lunar world securely pry." Talking...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808 - 482 pages
...more exact measure of longitude. Dryden. 164. Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky: From thence our rolling...we shall know, And on the lunar world securely pry. 165. This I foretel from your auspicious care, * Who great in search of God and nature grow; Who best...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808 - 476 pages
...themselves are both poetical and expressive : ' Then we upon our globe's last verge shall go, And view the ocean leaning on the sky'; From thence our rolling...we shall know/ And on the lunar world securely pry. In short, Dryden never fails in the power of elegant expression, till he ventures upoit something which...
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