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" They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation; others can have none. "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 4
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Lives of Sacred Poets, Volume 2

Robert Aris Willmott - 1838 - 400 pages
...spirits," he said, " are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have none." Week after week he pored over the Journals, to no purpose ; quiet...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1839 - 354 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward ; all pressed me to undertake that which 1 saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation; others can have...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1839 - 352 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward ; all pressed me to undertake that which I saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - 1841 - 362 pages
...examination at the bar of the house, touching his sufficiency for the post he had taken. " They," he said, " whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public...mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation; others can have none." One of his letters at this period has been preserved, and only one,...
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The Life of William Cowper, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1843 - 358 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward ; all pressed me to undertake that which I saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poisop, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation; others can have...
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The Life of William Cowper, Volume 1

Robert Southey - 1843 - 352 pages
...They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom 0. public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have none. " My continual misery at length brought on a nervous fever: quiet...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1849 - 600 pages
...time his relative's honor, and his own circumstances, urged him to an attempt. " Those," he says, " whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have...
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The Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1846 - 486 pages
...should fail him when it was most needed disqualified him for testing its powers. "They," he writes, "whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public...themselves is mortal poison, may have some idea of my situation ; others can have none." And that his | feelings were thus poignant may be ga- j thered...
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Poems, with a memoir of the author

William Cowper - 1847 - 556 pages
...the bar of the House of Lords, to entitle himself publicly to the office." Speaking of this important incident in a sketch, which he once formed himself,...mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation : others can have none." — His tenors on this occasion rose to such an astonishing height,...
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An Essay on English Poetry: With Notices of the British Poets

Thomas Campbell - 1848 - 452 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward, all pressed me to undertake that which I saw to be impracticable. They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition of themselves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation — others can...
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