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" To the following comparison of a man that travels and his wife that stays at home, with a pair of compasses, it may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has better claim: Our two souls, therefore, which are one, Though I must go, endure not yet A... "
The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 16
by Samuel Johnson - 1825
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Temple Bar, Volume 47

1876
...of the mind, Care not hands, eyes, or lips to miss. '' Our two souls therefore which are one, Thmigh I must go, endure not yet A breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat." The fears of his wife proved prophetic. The story is & curious one, and is best told iii the...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 23-24

John Bell - 1799
...eyes, lips, and hands, to miss, °SS Our two souls therefore, which are one, Tho' I must go, indure not yet A breach, but an expansion. Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As sttlr'twin compasses are two; me, Thy soul, the fix'dtbot,...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...thee: For joy, like wine, kept close does better taste ; if it take air before, its spirits waste. To the following comparison of a man that travels, and his wife that st at home, with a pair of compasses, it may be doubted whether absurdity ingenuity has the better...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...thee: For ioy, like wine. kept close does better taste ; If it take air before, its spirits waste. To the following comparison of a man that traVels, and his wife tint stavs at home, with a pair of compasses, it may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has...
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The Works of Abraham Cowley, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1806
...thee : For joy, like wine, kept close does better taste; If it take air before, its spirits waste. To the following comparison of a man that travels,...may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has the better claim: Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though I must go, endure not yet A breach,...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1809
...thee : For joy, like wine, kept close does better taste ; If it take air before, its spirits waste. To the following comparison of a man that travels,...may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has the better claim: Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though I must go, endure not yet A breach,...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1809
...thee : For joy, like wine, kept close does better taste ; If it take air before, its spirits waste. To the following comparison of a man that travels,...may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has the better claim : Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though I must go, endure not yet A breach,...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - 1809
...that stays at home, with pair of compasses, it may be doubted whethi absurdity or ingenuity has the better claim: Our two souls therefore, which are one,...breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As stiff twin-compasses are two: Thy soul, the fixt foot, makes...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 7

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...thee : For joy, like wine kept close, does better taste ; If it take air before its spirits waste. To the following comparison of a man that travels...better claim : Our two souls, therefore, which are onę, Though I must go, endure not yet A breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat....
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 5

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...ourselves know not what it is, Inter-assured of the mind, Careless eyes, lips, and hands, to miss. Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though I must...breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. hey are two so win compasses are two, :h< fix'd foot, makes no show :, but doth, if th' other...
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