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An ecclesiastical biography, containing the lives of ancient fathers and ... - Page 413
by Walter Farquhar Hook - 1850
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - 1713 - 550 pages
...free. "With Eloquence innate his Tongue was arm'd; Tho'harfh the Precept, yet the Preacher charm'd. For, letting down the golden Chain from high, He drew...Audience upward to the Sky: And oft, with holy Hymns, he charm'd their Ears : (A Mufick more melodious than the Spheres.) For "David left him, when he went...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1760
...action free. With eloquence innate his tongue was arra'd ; Tho harm the precept, yet the people charm'd, For letting down the golden chain from high, He drew his audience upward to the fky : And oft with holy hymns, he charm'd their ears : (A mu(ic more melodious than the fpheres.) For...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...free. j With eloquence innate his tongue was arm'd ; Tho' harm the precept, yet the people charm'd. For letting down the golden chain from high, He drew his audience upward to the fky : And oft with holy hymns, he charm'd their earss (A mufic more melodious than the fpheres.) For...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...free. With eloquence innate his tongue was arm'd.; Though harm the precept, yet the people charm'd. For, letting down the golden chain from high, He drew his audience upward to the fky: And oft with holy hymns he charm'd their ears {A mufic more melodious than the fpheres): Tor David...
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Fables ancient and modern, tr. into verse: with original poems, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1771
...free. With eloquence innate his tongue was arm'd ; Tho' har(h the precept, yet the preacher charm'd. For, letting down the golden chain from high, He drew his audience upward to the (ky : And oft, with holy hymns, he charm'd their ears: (A mufic more melodious than the fpheres.) For...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The lives of the most eminent English ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...infpired, more enraptured, more fublime than the poet— and that, in his ordinary converfation, — letting down the golden chain from high, He drew his audience upward to the iky. Notwithftanding Young had faid, in his ConjeRures n original Cempojition, that " blank verfe is...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...more infpired, more enraptured, more fublime than fhe poet—and that, in his ordinary converfation, —letting down the golden chain from high, He drew his audience upward to the lky. Notwithftanding Young had faid, in his Conjectures $n original Compofetion, that " blank verfe...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets (concluded). Miscellaneous lives

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...infpired, morp enraptured, more fublime than fhe poet — and that, in his ordinary converfation, — letting down the golden chain from high, - He drew his audience upward to the /ky. Notwithftanding Young had faid, in his Conjeflures en original Compo/ition, that " blapk yerfe...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 20

English poets - 1790
...fanctity: \ With eloquence innate his tongue was arm'd; Though harfh. the precept, yet the people charm'd. For, letting down the golden chain from high, He drew his audience upward to the fky: And oft with holy hymns he charm'd their ears For David left him, when he went to reft, His lyre;...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...j AViti, eloquence innaie his tongue was arm'd ; Though hatih the precept, yet the people charm'd, For, letting down the golden chain from high, He drew his audience upward to the Iky : And oft with hcly hymns he charm'd their cart (A mufic more melodious than the fjihcre» : For...
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