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" I remember," says he, in that letter, speaking of Swift, "as I and others were taking with him an evening walk, about a mile out of Dublin, he stopped short; we passed on; but perceiving he did not follow us, I went back, and found him fixed as a statue,... "
Journal of Psychological Medicine - Page 364
1849
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Conjectures on Original Composition: In a Letter to the Author of Sir ...

Edward Young - 1759 - 113 pages
...him an evening's walk, C Walk, about a mile out o he ftopt mort ; we pafled on ; but perceiving that he did not follow us, I went back ; and found him fixed as a ftatue, and earneftly gazing upward at a noble elm, which in its uppermoft branches was much withered,...
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Anecdotes of Polite Literature ...

1764
...were taking with him an evening's walk, about a mile out of Dublin, he ftopt Ihort ; we paffed on ; but perceiving he did not follow us, I went back ; and found him fixed as a ftatue, and earneftly gazing upwards at a noble elm, which in its uppermost branches was much withered...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 14

Jonathan Swift - 1768
...evening's " walk, about a mile out of Dublin, " he Hopped (hort; we pafled on; but <c perceiving that he did not follow us, I ** went back, and found him fixed as a " ftatue, and earneftly gazing upward at " a noble elm, which in its uppermoft " branches was much...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets; with critical ..., Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1781
...were taking with him an evening <' walk, about a mile out of Dublin, he ftopt " fhort ; we pafled on ; but, perceiving he " did not follow us, I went back, and found " him fixed as a ftatue, and earneftly gazing " upward at a noble elm, which in its up?' permoft branches was much withered...
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prefaces biographical and critical to the works of the english poets

SAMUEL johnson - 1781
...evening walk, " about a mile out of Dublin, he ftopt *' Ihort^ we paffedon^ but, perceiving " 41 he "he did not follow us, I 'went 'back', " and found h'im fixed as a ft'atuc, and '' earneftly 'gazing upward at a noble '' elm, which in its uppermoft branches " was much...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...taking with him an evening walk, ** about a mile out of Dublin, he ftopt fliort ; we paffcd " on ; but, perceiving he did not follow us, I went " back, and found him fixed as a ftatue, and earneftly " gazing upward at a noble elm, which in its upper- ' . " " moft branches was...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...were taking with him an evening walk, " about a mile out of Dublin, he flopt fhort ; we pafled " on ; but, perceiving he did not follow us, I went " b'ack, and found him fixed as a ftatue, and earneftly ?* gazing upward at a noble elm, which in its upper** moft branches was much...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...were taking with him an evening walk, 41 about a mile out of Lublin, he ftopt fhort; we pafled ** on; but, perceiving he did not follow us, I went " back, and found him, fixed as a ftatue, and earneftly f gazing upward at a noble elm, which in its upper" moft branches was much withered...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poets - 1790
...taking with him an evening walk, " about "'about a mile out of Dublin, he ftopt mort; "we paflTed on; but, perceiving he did not "follow us, I went back, and found him fixed 'i(as a ftatue, and earneftly gazing upward at a "noble elm, which in its uppermoft branches "was much...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - 1800
...of Dublin, he stopt short ; we passed " on; but, perceiving he did not follow us, I went back, aftd found him " fixed as a statue, and earnestly gazing upwards at a noble elm, which ia " its uppermost branches was, much withered and decayed. Pointing nt it," he said, " I shall be...
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