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" Here the sons and daughters of Abissinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were skilful to delight, and gratified with whatever the senses can enjoy. They wandered in gardens of fragrance, and slept... "
Rasselas: A Tale - Page 7
by Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 155 pages
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Annual Register, Volume 2

1802
...sumptuous manner. " Here the sonsaml daughters of Abissinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were...skilful to delight, and gratified with whatever the sense.; can enjoy. They wandered in gardens of fragrance, and slept in the fortresses of security....
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 135 pages
...THE HAPPY VALLEY. HERE the sons and daughters of Abissinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were...and slept in the fortresses of security. Every art w as practised to make them Pleased with their own condition. The sages who instructed them, told them...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...THE HAPPY VALLEY. HERE the sons and daughters of Abissinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were...pleased with their own condition. The sages /, who who instructed them, told them of nothing but the miseries of publick life, and described all beyond...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - 1811 - 234 pages
...THE HAPPY VALLET. HERE the sons and daughters of Abissinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were...instructed them, told them of nothing but the miseries of publick life, and described all beyond the mountains as regions of calamity, where discord was always...
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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 179 pages
...the Happy Valley. HERE the sons and daughters of Abissinin lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were...The sages who instructed them told them of nothing hut the miseries of public life, and described all beyond the mountains as regions of calamity, where...
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Works, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...THE HAPPT VALLET. HERE the sons and daughters of Abissinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were...the fortresses of security. Every art was practised to•make them pleased with their own condition. The sages who instructed them, told them of nothing...
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1815 - 264 pages
...the happy Valley. HERE the sons and daughters of Abyssinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that .were skilful to delight, and gratified witli whatever the senses can enjoy. They wan— dered in gardens of fragrance, and slept in the fortresses...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - 1816
...THE HAPPY VALLEY. HERE the sons and daughters of Abissinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were...instructed them, told them of nothing but the miseries of publick life, and described all beyond the mountains as regions of calamity, where discord was always...
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Airs of Palestine: A Poem

John Pierpont - 1817 - 58 pages
...the Happy Valley. HERE the sons and daughters of Abyssinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were...instructed them, told them of nothing but the miseries of publick life, and described all beyond the mountains as regions of calamity, where discord was always...
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The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volume 26

1820
...the happy valley. HERE the sons and daughters of Abissinia lived only to know the soft vicissitudes of pleasure and repose, attended by all that were...the senses can enjoy. They wandered in gardens of fragrace, and slept in the fortresses of security. Every art was practised to make them pleased with...
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