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" Not the red arm of angry Jove, That flings the thunder from the sky. And gives it rage to roar, and strength to fly. Should the whole frame of nature round him break, In ruin and confusion hurl'd, He, unconcern'd, would hear the mighty crack, And stand... "
The works of ... Joseph Addison, collected by mr. Tickell - Page 108
by Joseph Addison - 1804
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Horace, tr. by P. Francis. With an appendix containing tr. of ..., 2. köide

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1831
...vexes it with storms, The stubborn virtue of his soul can move ; 10 Nor the red arm of angry Jove, That flings the thunder from the sky, And gives it...frame of Nature round him break, In ruin and confusion hurFd, 15 He, unconcern'd, would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world. Such...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from Various Authors in Ancient and Modern ...

Hugh Moore - 1831 - 507 lehte
...— " If this world's wreck should fall about him, the ruins would not strike him with dread." » " Should the whole frame of nature round him break In...unconcern'd, would hear the mighty crack, And stand serene amidst a falling world.'* ANON. This effect of a consciousness of strict and uncompromising...
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History of the Town of Plymouth: From Its First Settlement in 1620 to the ...

James Thacher - 1832 - 382 lehte
...which human nature is exposed, and of him who is possessed by them, the poet with propriety says, " Should the whole frame of nature round him break, In ruin and confusion hurled, He, unconcerned, would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world. ' The...
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History of the Town of Plymouth, from Its First Settlement in 1620, to the ...

James Thacher - 1835 - 401 lehte
...which human nature is exposed, and of him who is possessed by them, the poet with, propriety says, " Should the whole frame of nature round him break, In ruin and confusion hurled1, He. unconcerned, would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world." 16*...
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History of the Town of Plymouth, from Its First Settlement in 1620, to the ...

James Thacher - 1835 - 401 lehte
...says, "Should the whole frame of nature round him break, In ruin and confusion hurled, He, unconcerned, would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world." 16* The evening was concluded by singing a song composed by Mr. Alexander Scammel.* 1771, December...
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The Guardian, with Notes, and General Indexes: Complete in One Volume

Sir Richard Steele - 1837 - 244 lehte
...and vexes it with storms. The stubborn virtue of his soul can move ; Not the red arm of angry Jove, That flings the thunder from the sky, And gives it...mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world. Anm. THERE is no virtue so truly great and godlike as justice. Most of the other virtues are the virtues...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Spectator, no. 315-635

Joseph Addison - 1837
...gulf, and vexes it with storms, The stubborn virtue of his soul remove: Not the red arm of angry Jove. That flings the thunder from the sky. And gives it...frame of nature round him break. In ruin and confusion liurl'd. He. unconcern'd, would hear this mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world.' The...
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The Quarterly Review, 180. köide

1895
...illabatur orbis ' and the next line will be a sufficient sample; its main fault is undue expansion : — ' Should the whole frame of nature round him break, In ruin and confusion hurl'd, He, unconcerned, would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure, amidst a falling world.' Swift could not...
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Guide to Plymouth: And Recollections of the Pilgrims

William Shaw Russell - 1846 - 382 lehte
...which human nature is exposed, and of him who is possessed by them, the poet with propriety says, ' Should the whole frame of nature round him break, In ruin and confusion hurled, He, unconcerned, would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world.' ' The...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., 4. köide

Alexander Pope - 1847
...Ode iii. b. 3. Should the whole frame of Nature round them break In ruin and confusion hurl'd, She unconcern'd would hear the mighty crack, And stand secure amidst a falling world. On which lines he observes, in the Bathos : " Sometimes a single word (as crack) will vulgarize a poetical...
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