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" Where Angels tremble while they gaze, He saw ; but blasted with excess of light. Closed his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder clothed,... "
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. - Page 371
by James Boswell - 1922
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The North American Review, Volume 35

1832 - 614 pages
...that rode sublime Upon the seraph wings of ecstacy." ' Dryden he assigns to an inferior class, " Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of inferior race," &c.' The writer observed that the German critics call Dryden a man walking upon stilts...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 9; Volume 57

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1833 - 590 pages
...rode sublime Upon the seraph wings of ecstacy." ' " Dryden he assigns to an inferior class : ' " Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of inferior race," &c.' ' The writer observed, that the German critics call Dryden a man walking upon...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1833 - 578 pages
...sublime Upon the seraph wings of ecstacy-" ' " Dryden he assigns to an inferior class : ' " Behold where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide o'er the fields of glory bear Two coursers of inferior race," &c.' ' The writer observed, that the German critics call Dryden a man walking upon...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835 - 378 pages
...works." C. (2) It is remarkable that Mr. Gray has employed somewhat the same image to characterise Dryden. He, indeed, furnishes his car with but two...Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder clothed, and long resounding pace." JOHNSON. " Why, Sir, the truth is, they both drive coaches and...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell - 1835 - 604 pages
...furnishes his car with but two horses; but they are of " ethereal race:" " Behold where Dryden'i Ian re abundant instances in these volumes to show that ha was not exempt from that ami [pace." With neclu In thunder clothed, and long resounding Ode on the Progregg ofPoefy BOSWKLI, * [Johnson,...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837 - 438 pages
...tremble, while they gaze, He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light, Clos'd his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide...ethereal race, With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long-resounding pace. Hark, his hands the lyre explore ! Bright-ey'd Fancy, hovering o'er, Scatters...
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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837 - 370 pages
...tremble, while they gaze, He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light, Clos'd his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car, Wide...ethereal race, With necks in thunder cloth'd, and long-resounding pace. Hark, his hands the lyre explore ! Bright-eyed Fancy, hov'ring o'er, Scatters...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies and Sublimities of Nature; with ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - 1837 - 488 pages
...and Gray characterizes the poetry of Dryden in a manner equally poetical : S* Behold where Drydea's less presumptuous car, Wide o'er the fields of glory...necks in thunder cloth'd, and long resounding pace. PERFUMES. NATURE affords not satisfaction to the eye and to the ear only ; she administers, also, a...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - 1840 - 372 pages
...tremble while they gaze, He saw : but, blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide o'er the fields of glory bare Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder clothed, and long-resounding pace. GoS Hark,...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 292 pages
...tremble while they gaze, He saw ; but, blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night. Behold, where Dryden's less presumptuous car Wide...Two coursers of ethereal race, With necks in thunder clothed, and long-resounding pace. Ver. 95. JVor second He, that rode sublime] MILTON. Ver. 99. The...
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