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" His virtues walked their narrow round, Nor made a pause, nor left a void ; And sure the eternal Master found The single talent well employed. "
The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The lectures on the English ... - Page 72
by William Makepeace Thackeray - 1910
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 105

English literature - 1857 - 610 pages
...pour'd his groan, And lonely want retired to die. ' No summons mock'd by chill delay, No petty gains disdained by pride, The modest wants of every day The toil of every day supplied.' Were coalheavers and hackney-coachmen the sole or principal occupants of misery's darkest caverns,...
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The Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 238 pages
...disdain'd by pride ; The modest wants of ev'ry day The toil of every day supply 'd. His virtues walk'd their narrow round, Nor made a pause, nor left a void ; And sure the Eternal Master found The single talent well employ'd. The busy day — the peaceful night, Unfelt, unclouded, glided by...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806 - 350 pages
...disdain'd by pride, The modest wants of ev'ry day The toil of ev'ry day supply'd. His virtues walk'd their narrow round, Nor made a pause, nor left a void ; And sure th' Eternal Master found The single talent %vell employ'd. The busy day — the peaceful night, Unfelt,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807 - 562 pages
...pride ; 73* ' " The modest wants of every day " The toil of every day supply'd. " His virtues walk'd their narrow round, " Nor made a pause, nor left a void ; " And sure the eternal Master found " v His single talent well employ'd. " Unfelt, uncounted, glided by ; " His frame was firm, his powers...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 498 pages
...disdain'd by pride : The modest wants of ev'ry day The toil of ev'ry day supply'd. His virtues walk'd their narrow round, Nor made a pause, nor left a void ; And sure the eternal Master found The single talent well employ'd. The busy day, the peaceful night, Untelt, uncounted, glided by ; His...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1807 - 532 pages
...Johnson repeated this line to me thus : <r No summons mock'd by chill delay, " No petty gains disdain'd by pride ; *' The modest wants of every day " The toil of every day supply 'd. " His virtues walk'd their narrow round, " Nor made a pause, nor left a void ; " And sure...
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Select Reviews, and Spirit of the Foreign Magazines, Volume 1

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809 - 494 pages
...poured his groan. And lonely want retired to die. VI. No summons mocked by chill delay ; No petty gains disdained by pride ; The modest wants of every day The toil of every day supplied. VII. His virtues walked their narrow round, Nor made a pause, nor left a void : And sure the Eternal...
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

1809 - 914 pages
...poured his groan,And lonely want retired to die. VI. No summons mocked by chill delay ; No petty gains disdained by pride ; The modest wants of every day The toil of every day supplied. VII. His virtues walked their narrow round, Nor made a pause, nor left a void : And sure the Eternal...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809 - 526 pages
...his groan, And lonely want retir'd to die. No summons rnock'd by chill delay, No petty gain disdain'd by pride ; The modest wants of every day The toil of every day supply'd. His virtues walk'd their narrow round, Nor made a panse, nor left a void ; And sure the Eternal...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809 - 372 pages
...disdain'd by pride, The modest wants of ev'ry day The toil of ev'ry day supply'd. His virtues walk'd their narrow round, Nor made a pause, nor left a void ; And sure th' Eternal Master found The single talent well employ'd. The busy day the peaceful night, Unfelt,...
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