... 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 21door Joseph Addison, Kenneth Deighton - 1901 - 220 pagina’sVolledige weergave
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...with how 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...