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" Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though I must go, endure not yet A breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As stiff twin compasses are two; Thy soul, the fix'd foot, makes no show To move, but... "
The Complete Angler [and] the Lives of Donne, Wotton, Hooker, Herbert and ... - Page 206
by Izaak Walton - 1901 - 497 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 23-24

John Bell - English poetry - 1799
...Careless eyes, lips, and hands, to miss, so Our two souls therefore, which are one, Tho' I must go, mdure not yet A breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As stilr'twin compasses are two; Thy soul, the fix'dfoot, makes no show...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...home, with a pair of compasses, it may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has the better claim : Our two souls therefore, which are one, > Though I must go, endure not yet A breach, but an expanson, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they^be two, they are two so . . .-,. As stiff twin-compasses...
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The Works of Abraham Cowley, Volume 1

Abraham Cowley - English literature - 1806 - 294 pages
...home, with a pair of compasses, it may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has the better claim : Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though I must...an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As stiff twin-compasses are two : Thy soul, the fixt foot, makes no show...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806 - 336 pages
...home, with a pair of compasses, it may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has better claim : 'Our two souls, therefore, which are one. Though I...but an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. , , IE they be two, they are two so As stiff twin compasses are two ; Thy soul, the fix'd foot, makes...
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Bishop Jewel. Bernard Gilpin. Richard Hooker. Archbishop Whitgift. John ...

Christian biography - 1810
...cannot admit Absence; because that doth remove Those things that elemented it. But we by a soul so much refin'd, That our souls know not what it is, Inter-assured...but an expansion, Like gold, to airy thinness beat. * Our two souls.] " To the following comparison of a man that travels, and his wife that stays at home,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With An Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 476 pages
...home, with a pair of compasses, it may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has better claim : Our two souls, therefore, which are one, Though I...an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As stiff twin compasses are two ; Thy soul, the fix'd foot, makes no show...
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Shakespeare, Davies, Donne, Hall, Stirling, Jonson, Corbet, Carew, Drummond

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 746 pages
...refin'd, That ourselves know not what it is, Inter-assured of the mind, Careless eyes 1'1'N aĞl hands, to miss. Our two souls therefore, which are one, Though...must go, endure not yet A breach, but an expansion, Uke gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so A, stiff. twin compasses are two, Thy...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1811 - 420 pages
...stays at home, with a pair of compasses, it may be doubted whether absurdity or infgebetter claim : Our two souls, therefore, which are one, Though I...yet A breach, but an expansion, Like gold to airy tUhmcss beat. COWLEY. 39 If they be two, they are two so As stiff twin compasses are two; Thy soul,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has better claim : Our two souls, therefore, which arc one, Though I must go,. endure not yet A breach, but...an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As stiff twin compasses are two ; Thy soul, the fix'd foot, makes no show...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 9

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816 - 484 pages
...home, with a pair of compasses, it may be doubted whether absurdity or ingenuity has better claim : Our two souls, therefore which are one* Though I must...an expansion, Like gold to airy thinness beat. If they be two, they are two so As stiff twin compasses are two ; Thy soul, the fix'd foot, makes no show...
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