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" ... wandered through the wild, without knowing whither he was going, or whether he was every moment drawing nearer to safety or to destruction. At length not fear but labour began to overcome him ; his breath grew short, and his knees trembled, and he... "
New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection, Moral, Instructive, and ... - Page 270
by Richard Alfred Davenport - 1827
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The Rambler [by S. Johnson and others].

1750
...his breath grew fhort, and his knees trembled ; and he was on the point of lying down in reCgnation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidab...
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The midwife: or, The old woman's magazine, Volume 2

1750
...his Breath grew fhort, and his Knees trembled, and he was on the Point of lying down in Refignation to his Fate, when he beheld through the Brambles the...Glimmer of a Taper. He advanced towards the Light, and rmding that it proceeded from the Cottage of a Hermit, he called humbly at the Door, and. obtained...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...in rcfignation to his fan, when he beheld through the braiiiMii the glimmer of a taper. He advnnctrl towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a heiinit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained adniiffion. The old man fet before him luch provifions...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...his breath grew fhort, and his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiflion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had colle&ed for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...his breath grew fhort, and his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiflion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The County Magazine, Volume 1

Periodicals - 1788
...his breath grew fhort, and his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1789 - 398 pages
...his breath grew fhort, and his nees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from thsi cottage of a hermit, he called humbly at the door, andr obtained admiffion. The old man fet before...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - English prose literature - 1790 - 1019 pages
...his breath grew ihort, and his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in refigr.aticn to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admilTion. The old man fct before him fuch provifions ns he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The rambler

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1792
...his breath grew fhort, and his knees trembled, and he was on the point of lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the...hermit, he called humbly at the door, and obtained admiffion. The old man fet before him fuch provifions as he had collected for himfelf, on which Obidah...
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The Rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 463 pages
...his breath grew ftiort, and his knees trembled; and he was on the point cf lying down in refignation to his fate, when he beheld through the brambles the glimmer of a taper. Ill advanced towards the light, and finding that it proceeded from the cottage of a hermit, he called...
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