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" Memory and her siren daughters, but by devout prayer to that eternal Spirit who can enrich with all utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases : to this must... "
The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine - Page 281
1866
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...knowledge, and * tends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar,- to touch Bnd * purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added, industrious and **!ect reading, steady observation, and insight into all seemly and generous "arts and affairs; till...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1804
...knowledge, and " sends out his Seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and " purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added,...industrious and " select reading, steady observation, a"nd insight into all seemly and generous' " arts and affairs; till which in some measure be com past,...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases ; to this must be added...generous arts and affairs ; till which in some measure be (compassed at mine own peril and cost, I refuse not to sustain this expectation from as many as are...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...utterance and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases ; to this must be added...generous arts and affairs ; till which in some measure be compassed at mine own peril and cost, I refuse not to sustain this expectation from as many as are...
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Essays Biographical, Critical, and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1805
...observation, insight into all seemly and generous .arts and affairs ; till which in some measure be xcompassed at mine own peril and cost, I refuse not to sustain...expectation from as many as are not loth to hazard so much credulity upon the best pledges that I can give them. Although it nothing content me to have...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...whom he pleases. " To this must rjp added, industrious and select " reading, steady observation, and insight into all " seemly and generous arts and affairs ; till which " in some measure be compast, I refuse not to sus" tain this expectation." From a promise like this, at once fervid, pious,...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1806
...and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added industrious anrl select reading, steady observation and insight into-all seemly and generous arts and affairs,...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...steady observation, insight into all seemly arts and affaire ; tiU which in some measure be compassed, at mine own peril and cost, I refuse not to sustain...expectation from as many as are not loth to hazard so much credulity upon the best pledges that I can give them. Although it nothing content me to have...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - 1807
...and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and purify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added...reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly arts and affairs ; till which in some measure be compassed, at mine own peril and cost, I refuse not...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 3

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...and knowledge, and sends out his seraphim with the hallowed fire of his altar, to touch and pu* rify the lips of whom he pleases. To this must be added...reading, steady observation, insight into all seemly arts and affairs ; till which in some measure be compassed, at mine own peril and cost, I refuse not...
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