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" Delusion, if delusion be admitted, has no certain limitation. If the spectator can be once persuaded that his old acquaintance are Alexander and Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in... "
The classical movement in French literature - Page 52
by Hugh Fraser Stewart - 1923 - 164 pages
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1788
...room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, tyjJsMii a sta,te,pf elevation above the reach of reason, or of truth,...from the heights of empyrean poetry, may despise the circumspections of terrestrial nature. There is no reason \\ hy a mind, thus wandering in ecstacy,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason,...from the heights of empyrean poetry, may despise the YOL. II. K circumscriptions of terrestrial nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With Notes of Various Commentators, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1806
...Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of -Granicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach; of reason, or of truth, and from the heights of empy-' rean poetry, may despise the circumscriptions of terrestrial nature. There is no reason why...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...Cesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, ov the bank of Granictat, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason,...hour should not be a century in that calenture of the brain that can make the stage a field. The truth is, that the spectators are always in their senses,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles ia the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason,...nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in eestacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture of the brains...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare ...: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1809
...Cxsar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason,...nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in eestacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture of the brains...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1810
...Cuesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason,...nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in ecstacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture oT the brain...
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The Works of William Shakespeare, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1810
...Cxsar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason...nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in ecstacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture of the brains...
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The Gleaner: A Series of Periodical Essays, Volume 4

Nathan Drake - English essays - 1811
...Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles, is the plain of Pharsalia, or the banks of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason...despise the circumscriptions of terrestrial nature." Dr. Aikin, in the Manchester Philosophical Transactions, vol. iv. part l, has ably ami elegantly combated...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: In Nine Volumes, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1810
...Caesar, that a room illuminated with candles is the plain of Pharsalia, or the bank of Granicus, he is in a state of elevation above the reach of reason...nature. There is no reason why a mind thus wandering in ecstacy should count the clock, or why an hour should not be a century in that calenture of the brains...
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