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" Thus o'er the dying lamp th' unsteady flame Hangs quivering on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loth to quit its hold. — Thou must not go, my soul still hovers o'er thee, And can't get loose. "
The Miscellaneous Works: In Verse and Prose, of the Right Honourable Joseph ... - Page 125
by Joseph Addison - 1773
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Cato: A Tragedy. As it is Acted at the Theatre-Royal in Drury-Lane, by His ...

Joseph Addison - 1733 - 83 lehte
...fhall I repeat the Word! For-ever! Por. Thus o'er the dying Lamp th'unfteady Flame Hangs quiv'ring on a Point, leaps off by Fits, And falls again, as loth to quit its Hold. -----Thou muft not go> my Soul ftill hovers o'er thep^ And can't get loofe. Luc. If the firm Portius (hake To hear of Parting,...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek, with Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - 1752 - 180 lehte
...touch'd it with equal delicacy and grace : Thus o'er the dying lamp th' unfteady flame Hangs quiv'ring to a point ; leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loth to quit its hold. I have ventured to give thefe inftances of the beauty and ftrength of Images taken from low and common...
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Elements of Criticism: Volume I [-II].

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1765
...how (hall I repeat the \vordfar-ever.' Portius. Thus, o'er the dying lamp th' unfteady flame Hapgs quivering on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loath to quit its hold. Thou muft not go, my foul ftill hovers o'er thee, And can't get loofe. Cato,...
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Elements of Criticism..

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1772
...not fworn ? If, Portius, thy fuccefs Muft throw thy brother on his fate, farewell, Oh, how fhall IT repeat the word, for ever ! Portius Thus, o'er the...on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loath to quit its hold. Thou muft not go, my foul ftill hovers o'er thee, And can't get loofe. Cato,...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., 23–25. köide

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...fuccefs Muft throw thy brother on his fate, farewell, 'h, how (hall I repeat the word-1 for-ever I PORTIUS. Thus o'er the dying lamp th' unfteady flame...•—Thou muft not go, my foul ftill hovers o'er the^ And can't get loofe, • LUCIA. If the firm Portius ihajce To hear of parting, think what Lucia...
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The Works of the English Poets: Addison

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...thy fuccefs Muft throw thy brother on his fate, farewell, Oh, how mall I repeat the word ! for-ever ! PORTIUS. Thus o'er the dying lamp th' unfteady flame...loth to quit its hold. — Thou muft not go, my foul Hill-hovers o'er thee. And can't get loofe. LUCIA. If the firm Portius Aajce To hear of parting, think,...
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The Works of the English Poets: Addison

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...farewell, Oh, how fhall I repeat the word ! for-ever ! PORTIUS. Thus o'er the dying lamp th' nnfteady flame Hangs quivering on a point, leaps off by fits,...loth to quit its hold. —Thou muft not go, my foul fttll hovers o'er thee, And can't get loofe. i UCI A. If the firm Portius make To hear of parting,...
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Essays on Rhetoric: Abridged Chiefly from Dr. Blair's Lectures on that Science

Hugh Blair - 1784 - 237 lehte
...fiudied and affected comparifon ; . . Thus, o'er the dying lamp th' unfteady flame Hangs quiv'ring on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loth to quits its hold. Thou muft not go ; my foul ftill hovers o'er thee, And can't get loofe. ' * / Though...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, 1. köide

Hugh Blair - 1787
...o'er the dying lamp th' unfteady flame LEC T. Hangs quiv'ring on a point, leaps off by fits, XVIIi And falls again, as loth to quit its hold. Thou muft...foul ftill hovers o'er thee, And can't get loofe. / Every one muft be fenfible, that this is quite remote from the language of Nature on fuch occafions....
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature, 65. köide

1788
...juft. We have likewife a toanflati m of it in Addifon's Cato. Portius thus addrefles his xniilrftfs. •Thus o'er the dying lamp th' unfteady flame Hangs...fits, And falls again, as loth to quit its hold." But what is. there excruciating in this idea ? How does it agitate or affeft the mind ? When Oroonoko's...
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