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" When I am in a serious humour, I very often walk by myself in Westminster Abbey; where the gloominess of the place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, are apt to fill... "
The Spectator. ... - Page 147
1789
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The Spectator. Volume the First. [-eighth.].

1744 - 348 pages
...Weftmin/fer-Abbey; where the Gloominefs of the Place, and the Ufe to which it is applied, with the Solemnity of the Building, and the Condition of the People who...fill the Mind with a kind of Melancholy, or rather Thonghtfulnefs, that is not difagreeable. I Yefterday puffed a whole Afternoon in the Church-yard,...
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The Spectator: ...

Great Britain - 1778 - 378 pages
...ferious humour, I very often walk by myfelf in Weftminfter Abbey ; where the gloominefs of the place, and the ufe to which it is applied, with the folemnity...fill the mind with a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfijlnefs, that is not difagreeable. I yefterday pafled a whole afternoon in the church-yard,...
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Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ...

Select lessons - 1785 - 156 pages
...to which it is applied, with the Solemnity ol the Building, and the Condition of the People who lye 'in it, are apt to fill the Mind with a Kind of Melancholy,...rather Thoughtfulnefs, that is not difagreeable. I know that Entertainments of this Nature are apt to railc dark and difinal Thoughts in timorous Minds,...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 4

1786 - 694 pages
...ferious humour, I very ofte:i walk by myfelf in Weftminfter Abbey; where the gloominefs of the place, and the ufe to which it is applied, with the folemnity...building, and the condition of the people who lie in it, arc apt to fill the mind with a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfulntfs, that is not diftgreeable....
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 416 pages
...ferious humour, I very often walk by myfelf in Weftminfter Abbey ; where the gloominefs of the place, and the ufe to which it is applied, with the folemnity...people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind with a iind-of melancholy, or rather vhoughtfulnefs, that is not difagreeable. I yeiterday pafled a whole...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 424 pages
...Westminster Abbey; where the gloominess of Hie place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who...fill the mind with a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfulhess, that is not disagreeable. Spectator, N 26. If the latter .members of this sentence*...
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Volume 2

Joseph Addison - English imprints - 1801 - 362 pages
...humour, I very often iwalk by myfelf in WiJlminfter-Abhey ; where the gloominefs of the place, and the ufe to which it is applied, with the folemnity of the building, and the condition f the people who lie in it, are apt to fill the mind <&th a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfulnefs,...
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Select British Classics, Volume 11

English literature - 1803 - 434 pages
...Westminster-Abbey ; where the gloominess of the place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who...fill the mind with a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfulness, that is not disagreeable. I yesterday passed a whole afternoon in the church-yard,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1811 - 508 pages
...Westminster Abbey; where the gloominess of the place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who...fill the mind with a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfulness, that is not disagreeable. I yesterday passed a whole afternoon in the church-yard,...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 504 pages
...Westminster Abbey; where the gloominess of the place, and the use to which it is applied, with the solemnity of the building, and the condition of the people who...fill the mind with a kind of melancholy, or rather thoughtfulness, that is not disagreeable. I yesterday passed a whole afternoon in the church-yard,...
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