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Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia - Page 28
by Samuel Johnson - 1804 - 135 pages
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The New [afterw.] Owen's weekly chronicle; or ..., Volume 2, Issues 40-91

1759
...piftured upon my1 mind every tree of the foreil end flower of the valley. I obferved with equal care the1 crags of the rock, and the pinnacles of the palace....Sometimes I wandered along the mazes of the rivulet, and forafetinies watched the changes of the fummer clouds. To1 •a poet nothing can be ufelefs. Whatever...
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale : in Two Volumes, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1759 - 165 pages
...Being now refolved to be a poet, I faw everything withanewpurpofe; my fphere of attention was fuddenly magnified : no kind of knowledge was to be overlooked. I ranged mountains and deferts for images and refemblances, and pictured upon my mind every tree of the foreft and flower...
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The prince of Abissinia [by S. Johnson].

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...refemblances, and pictured upon my mind every tree of the foreft and flower of the valley. I obferved with equal care the crags of the rock and the pinnacles...palace. Sometimes I wandered along the mazes of the rivuletx and fometimes watched the changes of the fummer clouds. To a poet nothing can be ufelefs....
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...refolved to be a poet, I faw every thing with a new purpofej my fphere of attention •was fuddenly magnified : no kind of knowledge was to be overlooked. I ranged mountains and deferts for images and refemblances, and pictured upon my mind every tree of the foreft and flower...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...now refolved to be a poet, I faw every thing with a new purpofe; my fphere of attention was fuddenly magnified : no kind of knowledge was to be overlooked. I ranged mountains and deferts for images and refemblances, and pictured upon my mind every tree of the foreft and flower...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Tales and visions: The history of ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...now refolved to be a poet, I faw every thing with a new purpofe; my fphere of attention was fuddenly magnified: no kind of knowledge was to be overlooked. I ranged mountains and deferts for images and refemblances, and pictured upon my mind every tree of the foreft and Mower of...
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The Prince of Abissinia: A Tale

Samuel Johnson - 1790 - 304 pages
...refolvcd to be a poet, i 1 faw every thing with a new purpofe ; my fphere of attention was fuddenly magnified : no kind of knowledge was to be overlooked. I ranged mountains and dfferts for images and refemblanceSi and pi<flured upon my mind every ucc of the foreft and flower...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: A dissertation upon the Greek comedy ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...now refolved to be a poet, I faw everything with a new purpofe ; my fphere of attention was fuddenly magnified : no kind of knowledge was to be overlooked. I ranged mountains and deferts for images and refemblances, and pictured upon my mind every tree of the foreft and flower...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 2

1797 - 1120 pages
...refemblances, and pictured upon my mind every tree of the foreft and flower of the valley. I obferved with equal care the crags of the rock, and the pinnacles of the palace. Sometime* I was. dered along the mazes of the rivulet, and fometimes watched the changes of the fummer...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - 1797
...now refolved to be a poet, I faw every thing with a new purpofe; my fphere of attention was fuddenly magnified : no kind of knowledge was to be overlooked. I ranged mountains and deferts for images and refemblances, and piftured upon my mind every tree of the foreft and flower...
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