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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler - Page 198
by John Hawkins - 1787
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1751
...Thofefewwhom REASON was able to extricate, generally received fo many fhocks from the points which lhot out from the rocks of PLEASURE, that they were unable to continue their courfe with the fameflrength and facility as before ; but floated along timoroufly and feebly, endangered by every...
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The Rambler. ...

Samuel Johnson - 1763
...retreat ; but the draught of the gulph was generally too ftrong to be overcome ; and the paffenger having danced in circles with a pleafing and giddy...timoroufly and feebly, endangered by every breeze, and fbattered by every ruffle of the water, tili they funk, by flow degrees, after long ftruggles, v *...
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The Rambler: In Four Volumes..

Samuel Johnson - 1784
...velocity, was at laft overwhelmed and loft. Thofe few whom REASON was able to extricate, generally fuftered fo many fhocks upon the points which fhot out from...they were unable to continue their courfe with the Tame ftrength and facility as before, but floated along timoroufly and feebly, endangered by every...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Together with His Life, and Notes on His ...

Samuel Johnson - 1787
...to retreat; but the draught of the gulph was generally too ftrong to be overcome; and the pafienger, having danced in circles with a pleafing and giddy...timoroufly and feebly, endangered by every breeze, and ftuttered by every ruffle of the water, till they funk, by flow degrees, after long ftruggles, and...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 3

Mr. Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 296 pages
...circles with a pleafing and giddy velocity, was at laft overwhelmed and loft. Thofe few whom Reafon was able to extricate, generally fuffered fo many...fhocks upon the points which fhot out from the rocks of Pleafure, that they were unable to continue their courfe with the fame ftrength and facility as before,...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical ..., Volume 1

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 1078 pages
...was at laft overwhelmed and loft. Thofe few whom Reafon was able to extri/ cate, generally fuffercd fo many fhocks upon the points which fhot out from the rocks of Pleafure, that they were unable tor continue their courfe with the fame ftrength and facility as before,...
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The Beauties of English Writers: In Prose and Verse

English literature - 1799 - 308 pages
...circles with a pleafing and giddy velocity, was at laft overwhelmed and loft. Thofe few whom Reafon was able to extricate generally fuffered fo many fhocks upon the points which fhot out from the rocks of Pleafure, that they were unable to continue their courfe with the fame ftrength and facility as before,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...be overcome; and the paflenger, having danced in circles with a pleafing and giddy velocity, was as laft overwhelmed and loft. Thofe few whom REASON was...timoroufly and feebly, endangered by every breeze, and mattered by every ruffle of the water, till they funk, by flow degrees, after long ftruggles, and innumerable...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1801
...retreat ; but the draught of the gulph was generally too ftrong to be overcome ; and the paffenger, having danced in circles with a pleafing and giddy...points which fhot out from the rocks of PLEASURE, that th^y were unable to continue continue their courfe with the fame ftrength and facility as before, but...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1801
...overwhelmed and loft. Thofe few whom REASON was able to extricate, generally fuffered fo many mocks upon the points which fhot out from the rocks of PLEASURE,...timoroufly and feebly, endangered by every breeze, and mattered by every ruffle of the water, till they funk, by flow degrees, after long ftruggles, and innumerable...
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