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" Are we a piece of machinery, which, like the .¿Eolian harp, passive, takes the impression of the passing accident; or do these workings argue something within us above the trodden clod? I own myself partial to such proofs of those awful and important... "
Contributions to Herography - Page 20
1850 - 101 pages
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800 - 520 pages
...cadence of a troop of grey plover, in an autumnal morning, without feeling an elevation of soul like the enthusiasm of devotion or poetry. Tell me, my...the impression of the passing accident ? Or do these workings argue something within us above the trodden clod ? I own myself partial to such proofs of...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 12

1801 - 452 pages
...cadence of a troop of grey-plovers in an autumnal morning, without feeling an elevation of soul like, the enthusiasm of devotion, or poetry. Tell me, my...like the Eolian harp, passive takes the impression ot the passing accident ? Or do these workings arfie something within us above the trodden clod ? own...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809 - 530 pages
...troop of grey plover in an autumnal morning, without feeling an elevation of soul like the endiusiasm of devotion or poetry. Tell me, my dear friend, to...takes the impression of the passing accident ? Or do diese workings argue something widiin us above the trodden clod ? ' II. p. 195 — 197. To this we...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 48

1828 - 722 pages
...cadence of a troop of grey plover in an autumnal morning, without feeling an elevation of soul like the enthusiasm of devotion or poetry. Tell me, my...owing. Are we a piece of machinery, which, like the . lv>li;m harp, passive, takes the impression of the passing accident ? or do these workings argue...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions ..., Volumes 1-2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1805 - 908 pages
...cadence of a troop of grey plovers, in an autumnal morning, without feeling an elevation of soul like the enthusiasm of devotion or poetry. Tell me, my dear friend, to what can this be owing? Arc we a piece of machinery, which, like an Eolian harp, passive, takes the impression of the passing...
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The Works of Robert Burns: General correspondence, including pieces of ...

Robert Burns - 1806 - 506 pages
...cadence of a troop of grey plover in an autumnal morning, without feeling an elevation of soul like the enthusiasm of devotion or poetry. Tell me, my...the impression of the passing accident ? Or do these workings argue something within us above the trodden clod ? I own myself partial to such proofs of...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1806 - 622 pages
...autumnal morning, without feeling an elevation of soul like the enthusiasm of devotion or poetry. Te^l me, my dear friend, to what can this be owing ? Are...the impression of the passing accident ? Or do these workings argue something within us above the trodden clod ? I own myself partial to such proofs of...
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Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of ..., Volume 2

Sir Egerton Brydges - Bibliography - 1806 - 416 pages
...cadence of a troop of grey plovers, in an autumnal morning, without feeling an elevation of soul like the enthusiasm of devotion Or poetry. Tell me, my...be owing? Are we a piece of machinery, which, like an Eolian harp, passive, takes the impression of the passing accident ? Or do these workings argue...
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The Prosaic Garland: Consisting of Upwards of Two-hundred Pieces Selected ...

John Evans - English prose literature - 1807 - 318 pages
...cadence of a troop of grey-plovers ia an antumnal morning, without feeling an ele<' vation of sool like the enthusiasm of devotion, or poetry. Tell me, my dear friend, to wlmt can this he owing ? Are we a piece of machinery, which, like the Eolian harp, passive takes the...
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Select Reviews, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 2

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809 - 458 pages
...cadence of a troop of gray plover in an autumnal morning, without feeling an elevation of soul like the enthusiasm of devotion or poetry. Tell me, my...the impression of the passing accident ? Or do these workings argue something within us above the trodden clod ?" II. p. 195—197. To this we may add the...
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