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" Hermit hoar, in solemn cell, Wearing out life's evening gray; Smite thy bosom, sage, and tell, What is bliss? and which the way?" BOSWELL: "But why smite his bosom, Sir?" JOHNSON: "Why, to shew he was in earnest "
The Temple of Truth: Or, The Best System of Reason, Philosophy, Virtue, and ... - Page 385
by Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807 - 566 pages
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...Chiefs confus'd in mutual slaughter, Moor and Christian roll along. IMITATION of the Style of ****. HERMIT hoar, in solemn cell Wearing out life's evening...Scarce repress'd the starting tear, When the hoary sage reply'd, Come, my lad, and drink some beer. BURLESQUE of the following Lines of LOPEZ DE VEGA. An IMPROMPTU....
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Anthologia: A Collection of Epigrams, Ludicrous Epitaphs, Sonnets, Tales ...

Epigrams, English - 1807 - 184 pages
...life, Then went home again, and was thrash'd by his wife. EXTEMPORANEOUS MOCK PARODY. [BY DR. JOHNSON.] HERMIT hoar, in solemn cell, Wearing out life's evening...bliss, and which the way? Thus I spoke, and speaking srghM, Scarce repress'd the falling tear; When the hoary sage reply 'J, Come, my lad, and drink some...
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The temple of truth: or, The best system of reason, philosophy, virtue, and ...

Charles Edward De Coetlogon - 1807
...solemn cell " Wearing out life's evening grey, tc Strike thy bosom, Sage, and tell, ** WHAT is Buss, and, WHICH THE WAY."— Thus I spoke — and speaking...hoary Sage replied, Come, my Friend, and, read it hire", Tolle, lege. LJ po N finishing the last sentence on a subject, so intimately connected with...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...Why to shew he was in earnest," (smiling.) — He at an after period added the following stanza : " Thus I spoke ; and speaking sigh'd ; " — Scarce repress'd the starting tear ; — " When the smiling sage reply'd — " — 'Come, my lad, and drink some beer."6 I cannot help thinking the first...
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Dr. Johnson's table-talk: aphorisms [&c.] selected and arranged from mr ...

Samuel Johnson, James Boswell - 1807
...make out the stanza: * ™ Hermit hoar, in solemn cell, " Wearing out life's evening gray; " Smite thy bosom, sage, and tell, " What is bliss? and which the way?" BOSWELL. " But why smite his bosom, Sir?" JOHNSON. " Why to shew he was in earnest." (smiling). Johnson...
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Selection of Poems ...

Poetry - 1808
...solemn cell i - , ••' Wearing out life's evening grey ; Strike thy bosom, sage, and tell, ;> AVhat is bliss, and which the way ? Thus I spoke, and, speaking,...Scarce repress'd the starting tear, When the hoary sage reply 'd, . v; Come, my .lad, and drink some beer. THE TULIP AND THE MYRTLE. S on the border of a stream...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...Chiefs confus'd in mutual slaughter, Moor and Christian, roll along. IMITATION OF THE STYLE OF *** HERMIT hoar, in solemn cell Wearing out life's evening...Scarce repress'd the starting tear, When the hoary sage reply'd, Come, my lad, and drink some beer. BURLESQUE O* THE FOLLOWING LINES OF LOPEZ DE VEGA. AH IMPROMPTU....
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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...pine their hope, to feed their grief, Embosom anguish, and resist relief. IMITATION OF *'S STYLE. HERMIT hoar, in solemn cell, Wearing out life's evening...and tell, What is bliss, and which the way. Thus I spofce, and speaking sigh'd, Scarce repress'd the starting tear, When the hoary sage reply'd, ', Come,...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...confus'd in mutual slaughter, Moor and Christian roll along. IMITATION OF TUB STYLE OF***. HER MIT hoar, in solemn cell Wearing out life's evening grey. Strike thy bosom, sage, and tell What if bliw, and which the way. Thus I spoke, and speaking sigh'd, Scarce represa'd the starting tear,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...HERMIT boar, in solemn coll Wearing out life's evening grey. Strike thy bosom, sage, and tell Whatis bliss, and which the way. Thus I spoke, and speaking sigh'd, Scarce repress'd the stnrting tear, When the hoary sage reply'd, " Come, my lad, and drink tome beer." BVRLESQVB OF Till...
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