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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... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with A Journal of a Tour to the ... - Page 119
by James Boswell - 1888
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 5-6

John Bell - English poetry - 1789
...supplicating voice, But leave to Heav'n the measure and the choice. /- 3 Safe in his pow'r, whose eyes disdern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r, Implore...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: Vol. V..

English poetry - 1789 - 200 pages
...supplicating voice, But leave to Heav'n the measure and the choice. Safe in his pow'r, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r, Implore...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
...hear, nor deem Religion vain. " Still raise for good the supplicating voice, " But leave to Heaven the measure and the choice. " Safe in His hand, whose...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
...supplicating voice, But leave to heaven the measure and the choice. Safe in his pow'r, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r. Implore...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, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...supplicating voice, But leave to Heav'n the measure and the choice, Safe in his pow'r, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r ; Implore...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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Essays: Biographical, Critical, and Historical; Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1809
...and the choice. Sate in his pow'r, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious prayer; Implore his aid, in his decisions rest, Secure whate'er...for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, and a will resign d, For love, which scarce collective man can fill; For patience, sov'reign o'er transmuted ill;...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...supplicating voice, But leave to Heav'n the measure and the choice, Safe in His pow'r, whose eyes discern afar The secret ambush of a specious pray'r. Implore...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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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 1

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1809 - 499 pages
...measure and the choice. Satu m his pow'r, whose eyes discern alar The secret ambush of a specious prayer; Implore his aid, in his decisions rest. Secure whate'er...strong devotion to the skies aspires, Pour forth thy ftrvours for a healthful mind, Obedient passions, ami a will resign d, For love, which scarce collective...
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