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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 Works of Jonathan Swift: containing additional letters, tracts ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1883
...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...though most of the historians offered their service to introduce him, he left them at the door, and would have no conductor but himself. The next who advanced,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Containing Additional Letters, Tracts ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift, Sir Walter Scott - 1883
...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 Csesar was now coming forward ; and though most of the historians offered their service to introduce...
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Isaac Bickerstaff: Physician and Astrologer

Sir Richard Steele - English essays - 1887 - 192 pages
...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 Csesar was now coming forward; and though most of the historians offered their service to introduce...
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The Tatler: Selected Essays

English essays - 1888 - 478 pages
...diminished our number, fell into these paths. We left another considerable body of adventurers behind us, one of the nine sisters that attended on the Goddess...though most of the historians offered their service to introduce him, he left them at the door, and would have no conductor but himself. The next who advanced...
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The Tatler: Selected Essays

English essays - 1888 - 478 pages
...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 his right hand. The virgin, who it seems was K 120 THE TATLER. [No. 81. one of the nine sisters that attended on the Goddess of Fame, smiled with...
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The Tatler

George A. Aitken - 1898
...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...though most of the historians offered their service to introduce him, he left them at the door, and would have no conductor but himself. The next who advanced,...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 9

David Josiah Brewer - American essays - 1900
...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...though most of the historians offered their service to introduce him, he left them at the door, and would have no conductor but himself. The next who advanced...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 9

David Josiah Brewer - English literature - 1902
...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...though most of the historians offered their service to introduce him, he left them at the door, and would have no conductor but himself. The next who advanced...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: The Tatler. The Guardian

Joseph Addison - 1854
...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 Caasar was now coming forward ; and though most of the historians offered their service to introduce...
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