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" Hermit hoar, in solemn cell, Wearing out life's evening gray; Strike thy bosom sage! and tell, What is bliss, and which the way ? Thus I spoke, and speaking sigh'd, Scarce repress'd the starting tear, When the hoary Sage reply'd, Come, my lad, and drink... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... together with The journal of a tour to the ... - Page 26
by James Boswell - 1884
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...along. IMITATION of the Style of ****. HERMIT hoar, in solemn cell Wearing out life's evening grey, Strike thy bosom, Sage, and tell What is bliss, and...hoary sage reply'd, Come, my lad, and drink some beer. BURLESQUE of the following Lines of LOPEZ DE VEGA. An IMPROMPTU. acquien los leones vence Vence una...
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The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - Christianity - 1807 - 566 pages
...volubilis aevutn. HOR.ATII SAT« *c Hermit hoar, in solemn cell '* Wearing out life's evening grey, *' Strike thy bosom, Sage, and tell, " WHAT is BLISS,...repress'd the starting tear ; When the hoary Sage replied, Come, my Friend, and, read it bere.'\ Tolle, lege. u, PON finishing the last sentence on a...
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...solemn cell " Wearing out life's evening grey, tc Strike thy bosom, Sage, and tell, ** WHAT is Buss, and, WHICH THE WAY."— Thus I spoke — and speaking...repress'd the starting tear ; When the hoary Sage replied, Come, my Friend, and, read it hire", Tolle, lege. LJ po N finishing the last sentence on a...
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Anthologia: A Collection of Epigrams, Ludicrous Epitaphs, Sonnets, Tales ...

Epigrams, English - 1807 - 184 pages
...EXTEMPORANEOUS MOCK PARODY. [BY DR. JOHNSON.] HERMIT hoar, in solemn cell, Wearing out life's evening grey, Strike thy bosom, sage, and tell, What is bliss, and which the way? Thus I spoke, and speaking srghM, Scarce repress'd the falling tear; When the hoary sage reply 'J, Come, my lad, and drink some...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...Why to shew he was in earnest," (smiling.) — He at an after period added the following stanza : " Thus I spoke ; and speaking sigh'd ; " — Scarce repress'd the starting tear ; — " When the smiling sage reply'd — " — 'Come, my lad, and drink some beer."6 I cannot help thinking the first...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...make out the stanza: * ™ Hermit hoar, in solemn cell, " Wearing out life's evening gray; " Smite thy bosom, sage, and tell, " What is bliss? and which the way?" BOSWELL. " But why smite his bosom, Sir?" JOHNSON. " Why to shew he was in earnest." (smiling). Johnson...
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808
...solemn cell i - , ••' Wearing out life's evening grey ; Strike thy bosom, sage, and tell, ;> AVhat is bliss, and which the way ? Thus I spoke, and, speaking,...Scarce repress'd the starting tear, When the hoary sage reply 'd, . v; Come, my .lad, and drink some beer. THE TULIP AND THE MYRTLE. S on the border of a stream...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...along. IMITATION OF THE STYLE OF ***» HERMIT hoar, in solemn cell Wearing out life's evening grey, Strike thy bosom, sage, and tell What is bliss, and...hoary sage reply'd, Come, my lad, and drink some beer. BURLESQUE O* THE FOLLOWING LINES OF LOPEZ DE VEGA. AH IMPROMPTU. SE acquien los leones vence Vence...
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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...resist relief. IMITATION OF *«'S STYLE. HERMIT hoar, in solemn cell, Wearing out life's evening grey, Strike thy bosom, sage, and tell, What is bliss, and which the way. Thus I spofce, and speaking sigh'd, Scarce repress'd the starting tear, When the hoary sage reply'd, ', Come,...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...sage, and tell What if bliw, and which the way. Thus I spoke, and speaking sigh'd, Scarce represa'd the starting tear, When the hoary sage reply'd, " Come, my lad, and drink some beer." BURLESQUE or TBI roi.iowiNo LINKS or LOPEZ DK VEOA. AN IMPROMPIV. SB acquien lo» leones vence Vence...
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