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" His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. "
The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson: Collated with the Best Editions - Pagina 24
di Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 133 pagine
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Oratory: Delivered to the Classes of ..., Volume 2

John Quincy Adams - 1810
...bitter potion, which he was to drain from it. Says Johnson, speaking of Charles the twelfth of Sweden, He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. • By the world is intended here its inhabitants. 4. The name of a place is often substituted...
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Plutarch's Lives: Translated from the Original Greek, Volume 3

Plutarch - 1811
...rival monarchs give the fatal wound? Or hostile millions press him to the ground? His fall was dest'm'd to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious...the world grew pale' To point a moral, or adorn a tale! membrance of the fate of his grandfather Antigonus* 3, and that of his father Demetrius, two...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 4

John Dryden - 1811
...hoftilc millions prefs him to the ground ? His fall was deftin'd to a barren ftrand, A petty forlrefs, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. I do not recoiled any paffagc in the works of Pope, of greatrr energy and force of expivfliun,...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - 1811 - 234 pagine
...? Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound ? Or hostile millions press him to the ground ? His fall was destin'd to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He lft the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All times their scenes...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems ..., Volume 4

John Dryden - 1811
...hoftile millions prefs him to the ground ? His fall was deiftin'd to a barren ftrand, A petty fonrefs, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pair, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. 1 1 do not recollect any pafiage in the works of Pope, of...
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Plutarch's Lives, tr. by J. and W. Langhorne, Volume 2

Plutarchus - 1813
...eud? Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound? Or hostile millions press him to the ground? His fall was destin'd to a barren strand, A petty fortress,...the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. Johnson. better than before; but still you are deficient; for you should have taken off that...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1842
...The unconquer'd lord of pleasure and of pain. His death was destin'd to a foreign strand, A nameless fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral and adorn a tale." There is one pretty little epigram, " In puellam dictam Victoriam," which, in honour...
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Letters on India

Lady Maria Callcott - 1814 - 382 pagine
...Genghis and his generals, who had already possessed themselves of Cabul, Candahar and Multan ; and He left the name at which the world grew pale To point a moral or adorn a tale. For AH 628*, being surprised by a party of Moguls, he disappeared, and nothing is known certainly...
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Letters on India

Lady Maria Callcott - 1814 - 382 pagine
...Genghis and his generals, who had already possessed themselves of Cabul, Candahar and Multan ; and ' He left the name at which the world grew pale To point a moral or adorn a tale. For AH 628*, being surprised by a party of Moguls, he disappeared, and nothing is known certainly...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1814
...the spirit of Johnson, that Art. 13. Suonaparie, a Poem. 8vo. is. 6d. Murray. 1814. He left a name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral or adorn a tale." Many years must elapse before the history of this wonder and horror of our days can be dispassionately...
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