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" The teeming mother anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face: Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring; And Sedley curs'd the form that pleas'da king. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Page 268
by James Boswell - 1831
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 372 pages
...wise ! From Marlb'rough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driv'ler and a show. * The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face ; Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring ; And Sedley curs'd the form that pleas'da king....
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809 - 604 pages
...From Marlu'roup'h's eyes the streams of dotage And Swift expires a dnv'lcr and a show, [flow , The J ho, with a borrow'd name And profer'd service to thy palace came, Now ciill'd P ; . i Ver. 260—315. et SACRED AND MORAL. 1 « V;,ne could t«U what ills from beauty spring : .VndixfUey...
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.

James Boswell - 1810 - 438 pages
...printed, with additions by me, and given into the Court of Session. Lord Hailes knew Dr. Johnson's. part not to be mine, and pointed out exactly where...began, and where it ended. Dr. Johnson said, " It ismuch, now, that his lordship can distinguish so.'r In Dr. Johnson's Vanity of Human Wishes, there...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 648 pages
...wise! From Mario' rough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift exp'res a drivMer anJ a show. U The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face ; Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring, And Sedlcy curs'd the form that pleas'da king....
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The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia

Samuel Johnson, Francis William Blagdon - 1811 - 250 pages
...wise ? From Marlborough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driveller and a show. The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face : Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring ; And Sedley curs'd the form that pleas'da king....
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The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 492 pages
...Life of Dr. Johnson, vol. ii. p. 199, 5th edit.] the Court of Session. Lord Hailes knew Dr. Johnson's part not to be mine, and pointed out exactly where...race, " Begs, for each birth, the fortune of a face : " Yet Vane could tell, what ills from beauty spring, "And Sedley curs' d the charms which pleas'da...
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The journal of a tour to the Hebrides, with Samuel Johnson

James Boswell - 1813 - 484 pages
...LFfe of Dr. Johnson, vol. ii. p. 199, Slh edit.] the Court of Session. Lord Hailes knew Dr. Johnson's part not to be mine, and pointed out exactly where...his lordship can distinguish so." , In Dr. Johnson's F"anity of Human Wishes, there is the following passage : " The teeming mother, anxious for her race,...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson, L.L.D.: With an Account of the Author ...

Samuel Johnson - 1816 - 154 pages
...wise! From Marlborough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driveller, and a show. The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face— Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring; And Sedley curs'd the form that pleas'da king. Ye...
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Specimens of the British Poets: Churchill, 1764, to Johnson, 1784

Thomas Campbell - 1819 - 482 pages
...wise ! From Marlb'rough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driv'ler and a show. The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face ; Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring ; And Sedley curs'd the form that pleas'da king....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1820 - 368 pages
...wise ! From Marlb'rough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driv'ler and a show. * The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face ; Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring ; And Sedley curs'd the form that pleas'da king....
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