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" The teeming mother anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face: Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring; And Sedley curs'd the form that pleas'da king. "
The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to the Hebrides ... - Seite 264
von James Boswell - 1831
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The Medico-chirurgical Review

1825
...personal beauty, which is so anxiously wished for, and ardently admired by all ranks of society. " The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face ; Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring: And Sedley cursed the form that pleased a king."...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - 1825
...wise ! From Marlborough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driveller and a show. The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face : Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring ; And Sedley cursed the form that pleased a king....
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 299 Seiten
...wise ! From Maryborough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a driv'ller and a show. The teeming mother, anxious for her race. Begs for each birth the fortune of a face : Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring ;. And Sedly curs'd the form that pleas'da king....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...Tour to the Hebrides, (p. 37, 4th edit.) we find some observations respecting the lines in question: " In Dr. Johnson's Vanity of Human Wishes there is the following passage : The teeming mother auxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face ; Yet Vane, etc. " Lord Hailes told...
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...HEBRIDES, we find some observations, respecting the lines in question : " In Dr. Johnson's VANITY opHuMAN WISHES, there is the following passage : " The teeming...her race. Begs for each birth the fortune of a face; Yet Vane," Ac. " Lord Hailes told him, [Johnson,] he was mistaken in the instances he had given of...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - 1827 - 580 Seiten
...some observations, respecting the lines in question : •• In Dr. Johnson's VANITY or HuMAxWisHi», fore ; Yet Vane," 4с. [1749, been long kept back for want of encouragement. But in this benevolent purpose...
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The Eton miscellany, by Bartholomew Bouverie

Eton miscellany - 1827
...the arms of a cook-maid. Dr. Johnson, in his spirited poem, " The Vanity of Human Wishes," says, " The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a ," not face (for every child is like its mother, and every mother handsome, in her own opinion ; the...
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The British Satirist: Comprising the Best Satires of the Most Celebrated ...

1831 - 388 Seiten
...wise ! From Marlb'rough'seyes the streams of dotage flow, And Swift expires a dnv'ller and a show. *The teeming mother, anxious for her race, Begs for each birth the fortune of a face ; Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring ; And Sedley curs'd the form that pleas'da king....
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Works of the Most Admired ...

Henry Stebbing - 1832 - 402 Seiten
...wise? From Marlb'rough's eyes the streams of dotage flow, Aud Swift expires a driv'ller and a show. The teeming mother, anxious for her race. Begs for each birth the fortune of a face ; Yet Vane could tell what ills from beauty spring; And Sedlcy curs'd the form that pleas'da king....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to the ...

James Boswell - 1833
...printed, with additions by me, and given into the court of session. Lord Hailes knew Dr. Johnson's part not to be mine, and pointed out exactly where it began and where il ended. Dr. Johnson said " It is much now that his lordship can distinguish so." In Dr. Johnson's...
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