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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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Cowper: The task, with Tirocinium, and selections from the minor poems, A.D ...

William Cowper - 1874 - 304 pages
...when he must undergo the dreaded ordeal, his terrors returned with redoubled force. 'They,' 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 horror of my situation : others can have...
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The task; Tirocinium, etc

William Cowper - 1875 - 352 pages
...he must undergo the dreaded ordeal, his terrors returned with redoubled force. ' They,' he says, ' whose spirits are formed like mine, — to whom a public exhibition of themselves VOL. n. b on any occasion is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horror of my situation : others...
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Cowper: The task, with Tirocinium, and selections from the minor poems, A.D ...

William Cowper - 1875 - 340 pages
...he must undergo the dreaded ordeal, his terrors returned with redoubled force. ' They,' he says, ' whose spirits are formed like mine, — to whom a public exhibition of themselves VOL. II. b on any occasion is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horror of my situation : others...
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English Literature in the Eighteenth Century

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1880 - 182 pages
...his presence in the House. But he had to undergo an examination, and again his nerves were unstrung : '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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The Literary History of England in the End of the Eighteenth and ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1882 - 538 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 Literary History of England in the End of the Eighteenth and ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret) - 1882 - 416 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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Development of English Literature and Language, Volume 2

Alfred Hix Welsh - 1883 - 586 pages
...his presence in the House. But he had to undergo an examination, and again his nerves were unstrung: '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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The Works of Walter Bagehot: With Memoirs by R. H. Hutton, Volume 1

Walter Bagehot - 1891 - 576 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 horror of my situation ; others can have...
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The Life of William Cowper

Thomas Wright - 1892 - 762 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 situation ; others can have none. " My...
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The Task: With Tirocinium, and Selections from the Minor Poems, A.D. 1784-1799

William Cowper - 1896 - 348 pages
...he must undergo the dreaded ordeal, his terrors returned with redoubled force. ' They,' he says, ' whose spirits are formed like mine, — to whom a public exhibition of themselves VOL. II. b on any occasion is mortal poison, may have some idea of the horror of my situation: others...
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