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" ... a corner of this room, where I might perceive all that passed, without being seen myself. The next who entered was a charming virgin, leading in a venerable old man that was blind. Under her left arm she bore a harp, and on her head a garland. Alexander,... "
The British essayists; with prefaces by A. Chalmers - Page 304
by British essayists - 1803
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The Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 2

1710
...(he bore a Harp, and on her Head a Garland. Alexander, who was very well acquainted with Homer, ftood up at his Entrance, and placed him on his Right Hand. The Virgin, who it feems was one of the Nine Sifters that attended on the Goddefs of Fa>e, fmiled ; with an ineffable...
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The lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Volume 2

Tatler - 1754
...fhe bore a Harp, and on her Head a Garland. Alexander, who was very well acquainted with Homer, Hood up at his Entrance, and placed him on his Right .Hand. The Virgin, who ic ieems was one of the Nine Sifters that attended on the Goddefs of Fame, fmiled with an ineffable...
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The Tatler; Or, Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - English essays - 1709
...bore a harp, and on Jier head a garland. Alexander , who was very well acquainted with Homer, flood up at his entrance, and placed him on his right hand. The virgin, who it feems was one of the nine fillers that attended on the Goddefs of Fame, fmiled with an ineffable grace...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...her left arm she bore a harp, ami on her head a garland. Alexander, who was very well acquainted with Homer, stood up at his entrance, and placed him on...though most of the historians offered their service to introduce him, he left them at th door, and would have no conductor but himself. The next who...
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The Tatler, Volume 2

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1804
...her left arm she bore a harp, and on her head a garland. Alexander, who was very well acquainted with Homer, stood up at his entrance, and placed him on...; and though most of the historians offered their services to introduce him, he left them at the door, and would have no conductor but himself. The next...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1804
...her head a garland. Alexander, who was very well Vo L. III. L acquainted with Homer, stood up at liis entrance, and placed him on his right hand. The virgin,...it seems was one of the nine sisters that attended oa the goddess' of Fame, smiled with an ineffable grace at their meeting, and retired. Julius Csesar...
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Selections from the Spectator, Tatler, Guardian, and Freeholder: Selections ...

English essays - 1804
...and on her head a garland. Alexander, i. c who who was vew well acquainted with Homer, ftood up a* his entrance, and placed him on his right hand. The virgin, who it sscmfv was one ot diciiinc sisters that attended on UK goddess of Fame, smiled with an ineffable grace...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 6

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...her left arm she bore a harp, and on her head a garland. Alexander, who was very well acquainted with Homer, stood up at his entrance, and placed him on...ineffable grace at their meeting, and retired. Julius Cassar was now coming forward ; and thouo-h most of the historians offered their service O to introduce...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...left arm she bore a harp, and on her head a gar. land. Alexander, who was very well acquainted with Homer, stood up at his entrance, and placed him on...ineffable grace at their meeting, and retired. Julius Cssar was now coming forward; and though most of the historians offered their service to introduce...
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The British Essayists;: Tatler

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1808
...left arm she bore a harp, and on her head a gar. land. Alexander, who was very well acquainted with Homer, stood up at his entrance, and placed him on...that attended on the Goddess of Fame, smiled with an inefiable grace at their meet. ing, and retired. Julius Caesar was now coming forward; and though most...
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