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" At length not fear but labour began to overcome him ; his breath grew short, and his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in resignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. He... "
The Rambler - Page 415
by Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
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The midwife: or, The old woman's magazine, Volume 1

Midwife - 1750 - 304 pages
...knowing whither he was going, or whether he was every Moment drawing nearer to Safety or to Deftruction. At length not Fear but Labour began to overcome him...Glimmer of a Taper. He advanced towards the Light, and rmding that it proceeded from the Cottage of a Hermit, he called humbly at the Door, and. obtained...
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others]., Volume 3

1750 - 228 pages
...his breath grew fhort, and his knees trembled ; and he was on the point of lying down in reCgnation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidab...
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The Rambler. ...

Samuel Johnson - 1763 - 292 pages
...knowing whither he was going, or whether he was every moment drawing nearer to fafety or to deftru&ion. At length not fear but labour began to overcome him;...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785 - 596 pages
...in rcfignation to his fan, when he beheld through the braiiiMii the glimmer of a taper. He advnnctrl towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a heiinit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained adniiffion. The old man fet before him luch provifions...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

1788 - 406 pages
...moment drawing nearer to fafety or deftruclion. At length not fear but labour began to overcome him j his breath grew fhort, and his knees trembled, and...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 416 pages
...deftruftion. At length not fear but labour befan to overcome him ; his breath grew fhort, and his nees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in...towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from thsi cottage of a hermit, he called humbly at the door, andr obtained admiffion. The old man fet before...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1058 pages
...his breath grew ihort, and his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in refigr.aticn to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admilTion. The old man fct before him fuch provifions ns he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 638 pages
...knowing whither he was going, or whether he was every moment drawing nearer to fafety or to deftruction. At length not fear but labour began to overcome him...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 582 pages
...began to overcome him ; his breath grew ftiort, and his knees trembled; and he was on the point cf lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. Ill advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he called...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose ..., Volume 1

1797 - 676 pages
...knowing whither he was going, or whether he was every moment drawing nearer to fafety or to deftruftion. At length, not fear, but labour, began to overcome...that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he ci'led humbly at the door, and obtained admiflicn. The old man fet betöre him luch provifions as he...
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