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" How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere not absurd To doubt if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Are yet arrived at this so foreign world, Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. "
The Elements of Astronomy: With Methods for Determining the Longitudes ... - Page 168
by S. Treeby - 1826 - 216 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 87-88

John Bell - English poetry - 1796 - 470 pages
...where men and angels meet, Eat the same manna, mingle earth and heav'u. >z3 How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant, (says the sage) 'twere...doubt if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world, Tho' nothing half so rapid as their flight, 1130 An eye of awe and...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - English poetry - 1802 - 412 pages
...where men, and angels, meet, Eat the same Manna, mingle earth, and heaven. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere...doubt, if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe and...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 3

Edward Young - 1802 - 426 pages
...where men, and angels, meet, Eat the same Manna, mingle earth, and heaven. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere...doubt, if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world ; • Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 3

Edward Young - 1802 - 418 pages
...where men, and angels, meet, Eat the same Manna, mingle earth, and heaven. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere not absurd To doubt, if beams, set out at Natures birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight....
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 416 pages
...where men, and angels, meet, Eat the same Manna, mingle earth, and heaven. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere not absurd To doubt, if beams, set out at \a/urc'n birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight....
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 2

Edward Young - English poetry - 1805 - 228 pages
...this where men and angels meet, Eat the same manna, mingle earth and heav'n. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant, (says the sage) 'twere...doubt if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world, Tho' nothing half so rapid as their flight. An eye of awe and wonder...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1805 - 284 pages
...angels mett, Eat the same manna, mingle earth and heav'n. How distant tome ofthese nocturnal suns! 0 distant (says the sage,*) 'twere not absurd To doubt, if beams, set out at nature's birth, Lre yet arrivM at this so foreign world ; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight. Ln eye of awe...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 2

Edward Young - English poetry - 1805 - 232 pages
...mingle earth and heuv'n. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant, (says the sage) 'twej-e not absurd To doubt if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world, Tho" nothing half so rapid us their flight. An eye of awe and wonder...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young: In Four Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

Edward Young, Thomas Park - 1808 - 336 pages
...this where men and angels meet, Eat the same manna, mingle earth and Heaven. How distant some of these nocturnal suns ! So distant (says the sage) 'twere...doubt if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world, Though nothing half so rapid as their (light. An eye of awe and wonder...
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Scientific Dialogues: Intended for the Instruction and Entertainment of ...

Jeremiah Joyce - 1809 - 290 pages
...mortal things. ' Charles. Was it to this author that Dr. Young alludes in these lines? . '. .' . j ,-i. How distant some of the nocturnal suns! So distant/...doubt, if beams, set out at Nature's birth, Are yet arriv'd at this so foreign world; Though nothing half so rapid as their flight Tutor. He probably referred...
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