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" Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And, with some sweet, oblivious antidote, Cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff, Which weighs upon the heart ?... "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to the ... - Page 392
by James Boswell - 1835
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Eva; or, The bridal spectre [by mrs. W. Johnson].

mrs. W Johnson - 1830 - 309 pages
...there was too much reason to suppose, had entered into a compact with the Evil Onp. CHAPTER II. Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased— Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow— Rase out the written troubles of the brain, And, with some sweet oblivious antidote, Cleanse the foul...
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Solitude

Johann Georg Zimmermann - Solitude - 1808 - 403 pages
...management and reformation of their own minds, tHan on the powers of medicine to cure. For — I could not minister to a mind diseased, Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, Raze out the written troubles of the brain, And, with a sweet oblivious antidote, Cleanse the stuff'd...
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The Edinburgh literary journal; or, Weekly register of criticism and belles ...

1830
...diseased ! It might have addressed its officious physicians in the words of Macbeth : " Canst t IIIHI minister to a mind diseased, Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ?" &c. " Then throw physic to the dogs, I'll none ou't !" My sensitive young friend was affronted at...
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Cambrian Quarterly Magazine and Celtic Repertory, Volume 4

Wales - 1832
...chair by the side of the table. Upon looking around me, I thought of the words of Macbeth: " Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, Raze out the written troubles of the brain, And, with some sweet oblivious antidote, Cleanse the foul...
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Magdalen Facts, Issue 1

John Robert McDowall - Female offenders - 1832 - 104 pages
...490335 Deliver thyself as a roe from the hand of the hunter, and as a bird from the fowler. SOLOMON. ' Minister to a mind diseased ; * Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; ' Raze out the written troubles of the brain; * And with some sweet oblivious antidote ' Cleanse...
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A treatise on happiness [by J. Flamank].

James Flamank - 1833
...being alarmed with the recollection of his crimes, anxiously enquired of his physician, — " Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Rase out the written troubles of the brain ; And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuff'd...
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The Kaleidoscope; a periodical conducted by Eton boys [ed. by A.J. Ellis and ...

Alexander John Ellis - 1833
...double superlatives. We have here the comparative degree of a superlative superlative .'.'.' " Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Haze out the written troubles of the brain, And with some sweet oblivion's antidote, Cleanse the...
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The infidel's own book, a statement of some of the absurdities resulting ...

Richard Treffry - 1834
...the objects which are supposed in any measure capable of affording satisfaction ? — " Canst them not minister to a mind diseased ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And, with some sweet oblivious antidote, Cleanse the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1835
...a dying man all night." He then emphatically broke out in the words of Shakspeare, " Canst tii. H i not minister to a mind diseased; Pluck from the memory...stufTd bosom of that perilous stuff, Which weighs upon the heart ! " MACB. ACT v. ac. 3. To which Dr. Brocklesby readily answered from the same great...
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Mores Catholici: or, Ages of faith [by K.H. Digby] 11 books, Book 6

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1835
...black crown of cares. He turns to every man but to him by whom he could be delivered, and asks, " Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow ; Rase out the written troubles of the brain ; And, with some sweet oblivious antidote, Cleanse the...
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