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" Besides, it was talk not flowing anywhither like a river, but spreading everywhither in inextricable currents and regurgitations like a lake or sea ; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim, nay often in logical intelligibility ; what you were to believe... "
The New Monthly Belle Assemblée - Page 215
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...lake or sea ; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim, nay, often in logical intelligibility; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly...from it So that, most times, you felt logically lost ; swainped near to drowning in this tide of ingenious vocables, spreading out boundless as if to submerge...
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The Living Age, Volume 205

1895
...lake or sea, terribly deficient in definite goal or aim, nay, often ln logical intelligibility; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly...spreading out boundless as if to submerge the world. The caricature from which this is an extract, and by which, probably, Coleridge is best known to the...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Humorist, Volume 94

1852
...or sea; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim — nay, often in logical intelligibility ; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly...vocables, spreading out boundless as if to submerge the world.J A refined and often sublime mysticism was the cunning of his right hand, the very lock of his...
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The Life of John Sterling

Thomas Carlyle - 1852 - 348 pages
...lake or sea ; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim, nay often in logical intelligibility ; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly...felt logically lost ; swamped near to drowning in tliis tide of ingenious vocables, spreading out boundless as if to submerge the world. To sit as a...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 23

Christianity - 1852
...lake or sea ; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim, nay often in logical intelligibility ; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly...thing, obstinately refusing to appear from it. So that, moat times, you felt logically lost ; swamped near to drowning in this tide of ingenious vocalics,...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 31

1852
...or sea ; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim — nay, often in logical intelligibility ; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly thing, obstinately refusing to appeal from it." As Carlyle truly remarks, " to sit as a passive bucket and be pumped into, whether...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 23

1852
...lake or sea ; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim, nay often in lo./ical intelligibility ; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly thing, obstinately refitting to appear from it. So that, most times, you felt logically lost ; swamped near to drowning...
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The life of John Sterling

Thomas Carlyle - 1871
...lake or sea ; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim, nay often in logical intelligibility ; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly...sit as a passive bucket and be pumped into, whether 1 Biography, by Hare, pp. xvi.-xxvi. you consent or not, can in the long-run be exhilarating to no...
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The Life of John Sterling

Thomas Carlyle - 1871 - 248 pages
...lake or sea ; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim, nay often in logical intelligibility ; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly...sit as a passive bucket and be pumped into, whether 1 Biography, by Hare, pp. xvi.-xxvi. you consent or not, can in the long-run be exhilarating to no...
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Works, Volume 2

Thomas Carlyle - 1851
...lake or sea ; terribly deficient in definite goal or aim, nay often in logical intelligibility ; what you were to believe or do, on any earthly or heavenly...spreading out boundless as if to submerge the world. you consent or not, can in the long-run be exhilarating to no creature ; how eloquent soever the flood...
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