The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's Edition, with Letters and Other Pieces Not Found in Any Previous Collection; and Macaulay's Essay on His Life and Works, 6. köide
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ABIGAL Addison admire ¯neid appear arms beauty behold better blood Boileau BUTLER C¿sar called Cato Cato's charms COACHMAN conjurer dear death DECIUS dost thou drum English ev'ry eyes fame FANTOME fate father fear friends GARDENER genius give gods grace GRIDELINE grief hand hast hear heart heaven honour Jove JUBA KING LADY Lancelot Addison Latin live look Lord Lord Halifax lov'd LUCIA LUCIUS maid MARCIA MARCUS Marlborough mighty muse never numbers Numidian nymph o'er Ovid passion Pentheus pleasure poem poet Pope PORTIUS praise prince Prithee QUEEN rage rise Roman Rome Rosamond SCENE SEMPRONIUS shine SIR GEORGE Sir Richard Steele SIR TRUSTY soul speak Spectator Steele story sword SYPHAX Tatler tears tell thee thing thought thousand thunder Tickell TINSEL tories turn VELLUM verse Virgil virtue whig Whilst words wou'd writing young youth
Page 203 - And nightly to the list'ning earth Repeats the story of her birth : Whilst all the stars that round her burn, And all the planets in their turn, Confirm the tidings as they roll, And spread the truth from pole to pole.
Page 187 - Inspir'd repuls'd battalions to engage, ^ And taught the doubtful battle where to rage. So when an angel by divine command With rising tempests shakes a guilty land, Such as of late o'er pale Britannia past, Calm and serene he drives the furious blast ; And, pleas'd th' Almighty's orders to perform, Rides in the whirlwind, and directs the storm.
Page 386 - To wake the soul by tender strokes of art, To raise the genius, and to mend the heart, To make mankind, in conscious virtue bold, Live o'er each scene, and be what they behold...
Page 132 - For, wit lying most in the assemblage of ideas, and putting those together with quickness and variety wherein can be found any resemblance or congruity, thereby to make up pleasant pictures and agreeable visions in the fancy...
Page 203 - HOW are thy servants blest, O Lord, How sure is their defence ! Eternal wisdom is their guide, Their help, omnipotence.
Page 205 - For though in dreadful whirls we hung High on the broken wave, I knew thou wert not slow to hear, Nor impotent to save.
Page 452 - Content thyself to be obscurely good. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honour is a private station.
Page 163 - Whose bright succession decks the varied year ; Whatever sweets salute the northern sky With vernal lives, that blossom but to die ; These here disporting own the kindred soil, Nor ask luxuriance from the planter's toil ; While sea-born gales their gelid wings expand To winnow fragrance round the smiling land.
Page lv - The plan of the Spectator must be allowed to be both original and eminently happy. Every valuable essay in the series may be read with pleasure separately; yet the five or six hundred essays form a whole, and a whole which has the interest of a novel. It must be remembered too that at that time no novel, giving a lively and powerful picture of the common life and manners of England, had appeared. Richardson was working as a compositor. Fielding was robbing birds