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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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An Essay on English Poetry; with notices of the British poets. [Edited by ...

Thomas Campbell - 1848 - 468 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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Eclectic Magazine, and Monthly Edition of the Living Age, Volume 18

1849 - 602 pages
...time his relative's honor, and his own circumstances, urged him to an attempt. " Those," he says, " L ծ h ꦣ- D > q 3W6 #h+ L n #( X Tј Qʗ C -' c Y G > eqj on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ; others can have...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 101

1900 - 676 pages
...appear at the Bar of the House of Lords, he attempted suicide rather than face the ordeal, and wrote, " They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition is mental poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation — others can have none." It was...
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Notes and Queries

1900 - 614 pages
...appear at the Bar of the House of Lords, he attempted suicide rather than face the ordeal, and wrote, " They whose spirits are formed like mine, to whom a public exhibition is mental poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation — others can have none." It was...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems. Now First ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 790 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, of passages in his early lif s he expressed what he endured at the time in these remarkable words: "They whose spirits are formed...
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The Christian Library: Comrising the Following Standard Works in Religious ...

1851 - 592 pages
...circumstances, all urged me forward, and 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 horror of my situation — others can...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1854 - 350 pages
...post, and he was warned to expect a most rigorous scrutiny. " They," he himself wrote afterwards, " 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." His terrors on this occasion arose to such an astonishing height,...
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The National Review, Volume 1

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1855 - 522 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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The Life of William Cowper: With Selections from His Correspondence

Robert Benton Seeley - 1855 - 294 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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The National Review, Volume 1

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1855 - 520 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 themtelves, on any occasion, is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horrors of my situation ;...
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