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" ... though I am always serious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy; and can therefore take , a view of nature, in her deep and solemn scenes, with the same pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. "
Selections from the Spectator - Pagina 21
door Joseph Addison, Kenneth Deighton - 1901 - 220 pagina’s
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Thackeray's English Humorists of the Eighteenth Century

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1911 - 278 pagina’s
...ow different a voice, says, in his famous paper on Westminster Abbey (" Spectator," No. 26) : — " For my own part, though I am always serious, I do...same pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. When I look upon the tombs of the great, every emotion of envy dies within me ; when I read the epitaphs...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 66

1884 - 818 pagina’s
...thoughtfulness, that is not disagreoable. ... I know that entertainments of this nature are apt to raise dark and dismal thoughts in timorous minds and...pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects which others consider with terror. When I look upon...
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The Pageant of English Prose: Being Five Hundred Passages by Three Hundred ...

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1912 - 788 pagina’s
...fill the mind with a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfulness, that is not disagreeable. . . . For my own part, though I am always serious, I do...pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects, which others consider with terror. When I look...
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Report of the Examinations Conducted by the Council of Higher Education ...

Newfoundland Council of Higher Education - 1912 - 296 pagina’s
...explaining what is meant : — (a) " A crowd is no company." (b) " There shall be no Alps ! " (e) " Though I am always serious, I do not know what it is to be melancholy." (d) " As good almost kill a man as kill a good book." () " All his men Look at each other with a...
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Intensive Studies in American Literature

Alma Blount - 1914 - 406 pagina’s
...my mind disposed for so serious an amusement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt to raise dark and dismal thoughts in timorous minds and...pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects which others consider with terror. When I look upon...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 806 pagina’s
...my mind disposed for so serious an amusement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt to ivine in selling hours of dross; Within be fed, without be rich no more : So this means I can improve myself with those objects, which others consider with terror. When I look...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 828 pagina’s
...my mind disposed for so serious an amusement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt to thou this means I can improve myself with those objects, which others consider with terror. When I look...
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The English Familiar Essay: Representative Texts

William Frank Bryan, Ronald Salmon Crane - 1916 - 540 pagina’s
...my mind disposed for so serious an amusement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt to raise dark and dismal thoughts in timorous minds and...scenes with the same pleasure as in her most gay and de-- lightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects which others consider with...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 566 pagina’s
...my mind disposed for so serious an amusement. I know that entertainments of this nature are apt to raise dark and dismal thoughts in timorous minds,...though I am always serious, I do not know what it is to [130 be melancholy; and can therefore take a view of nature in her deep and solemn scenes, with the...
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A Book of English Literature, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 pagina’s
...gloomy imaginations; but for my own part, though I am always serious, I do not know what it is to [130 be melancholy; and can therefore take a view of nature...pleasure as in her most gay and delightful ones. By this means I can improve myself with those objects, which others consider with terror. When I look...
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