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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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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Tatler. The Guardian. The Freeholder. The ...

Joseph Addison - 1837
...farewell, Oh, how shall I repeat the word — for ever ! Portiut. 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. ¿acia. If the firm Portins shake...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837
...Portius, hanging over the dying Lucia, thus addresses her, " Thus o'er the dying lamp, the 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." Addison's Goto. EXAMPLE 17. —...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres: Chiefly from the Lectures of Dr. Blair

Hugh Blair, Abraham Mills - 1838 - 360 lehte
...himself in a studied and affected comparison. Thus o'er the dying lamp th' unsteady flame Hangs quiv'ring 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 ihee, And can't get loose. Every one must be sensible, that...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - 1839 - 679 lehte
...anguish, makes his reply in a itodied and affected comparison : Thai o'er the dying lamp the nnsteady flame Hangs quivering on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loth to quit its hold, Tim ii must nut go ; my soul still hovers o'er thee, And can't get loose. Every one must be sensible,...
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Elements of Criticism: With Analyses, and Translation of Ancient and Foreign ...

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1847 - 504 lehte
...Portins. Stay, Lucia, stay; what dost thou say f for-frer? Portius. Thus, o'er the dying lamp th' unsteady flame Hangs quivering on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loath to quit its hold.* - Thou must not go, my soul still hovers o'er thee. And can't get loose. Cato,...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres

Hugh Blair - 1849 - 557 lehte
...in a studied and affected comparison : Thus o'er the dying lamp th' unsteady flame Hangs quiv'ring on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loth to quit it* hold. Thou must not go ; my soul still hovers o'er thee, And can't get loose. Every one must be...
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Hudibras

Samuel Butler - 1850 - 498 lehte
...has furnished Mr. Addison with a beautiful simile in his Cato: Thus o'er the dying lamp th' unsteady flame Hangs quivering on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loath to quit its hold. And Mr. Butler, Part iii. Cant. ii. 1. 349, says, Prolong the snuff of life...
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1852 - 504 lehte
...farewell. Oh, how shall I repeat the word, for-crcr? Portiia. Thus, o'er the dying lamp th' unsteady flama Hangs quivering on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loath to quit its hold.* Thou must not go, my soul still hovers o'er thee, And can't get loose. Cato,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., 1. köide

Joseph Addison - 1853
...farewel, Oh, how shall I repeat the word ? for-ever ! PORTIUS. Thus o'er the dying lamp a th' unsteady flame Hangs quivering on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loath to quit its hold. — Thou must not go, my soul still hovers o'er thee, And can't get loose....
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Elements of Criticism

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1853 - 504 lehte
...farewell. Oh, how shall I repeat the word, for-ever? Portius. Thus, o'er the dying lamp th' unsteady flama Hangs quivering on a point, leaps off by fits, And falls again, as loath to quit its hold.* - Thou must not go, my soul still hovers o'er thee. And can't get loose. "...
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