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" In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to shake. Then a spirit passed before my face ; the hair of my flesh stood up. It stood still, but I could not discern... "
The Works of Ossian, the Son of Fingal - Page 373
1765 - 460 pages
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Sermons on several subjects. [Edited by Mrs. S. Fisher.]

John FISHER (A.M., Vicar of St. Lawrence, Exeter.) - 1741 - 358 pages
...he, and mine Ear receiv'da little thereof; in Thoughts from the Vifions of the Night, when deep Sleep falleth on Men, Fear came upon me, and Trembling, which made all my Bones to /hake ; then a Spirit pa/ed before my Face, the Hair of my Flejb flood up, it ftood ftiil, but I could...
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Dionysius Longinus On the Sublime: Translated from the Greek, with Notes and ...

Longinus, William Smith - Authors, Greek - 1752 - 242 pages
...this nature in Job iv. 13. In " thoughts from the vifions of the night, when deep fleep " faileth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling, " which made all my bones to fhake : Then a fpirit pa/led " before my face, the hair of my flefh flood up. It flood c' ftill, but...
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A Critical Dissertation on the Poems of Ossian: The Son of Fingal

Hugh Blair - Literary forgeries and mystifications - 1763 - 94 pages
...mift that melts on the funny hill *." To appearances of this kind, we can find no parallel among the Greek or Roman poets. They bring to mind that noble...fleep falleth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling x " which made all my bones to make. Then a fpirit parted before " my face. The hair of my flefti ftood...
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A Philosophical Enquiry Into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and ...

Edmund Burke - Aesthetics - 1764 - 458 pages
...uncertainty of the thing defcribed. In thoughts from the vifions of the night, when deep Jleep falleth upon men, fear came upon me and trembling, 'which made all my bones to fhake. ^Then afpirit paf~ fed before my face. 'The hair of my flejk Jlood up. It jiood Jlill, but I...
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The Divine Legation of Moses Demonstrated: In Nine Books, Volume 5

William Warburton - Bible - 1765 - 482 pages
...and mine ear received a little thereof. In thoughts from the vijions of the night, when deep Jleep falleth on men, fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones io /hake : then a Spirit paj/ed before my face, the hair of myflejh flood up ; I flood fall, but I...
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Rhetoric; Or, A View of Its Principal Tropes and Figures, in Their Origin ...

Thomas Gibbons - English language - 1767 - 540 pages
...liberayi, vos liberi fine periculo eiTe non curatis. CICER. ad lib. iv. n 53, *J deep sleep falls upon men, Fear came upon " me, and trembling, which made all my bones * to make, Then a fpirit pafsed before my face, * the hair of my fltm flood up. It ftood ftill, " but I could not difcern the...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

1773 - 466 pages
...mift that melts on the funny hill." To appearances of this kind, we can find no parallel among the Greek or Roman poets. They bring to mind that noble...defcription in the book of Job : "In thoughts from the vilions of " the night, when deep flcep falleth on men, " fear came upon me, and trembling, which *'...
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The Poems of Ossian, Volume 2

1785 - 456 pages
...kind, we can find no parallel among the Greek or Roman poets. They bring to mind that noble defcripdon in the book of Job : " In thoughts from the vifions of " the night, when deep fleep falleth on men, c e fear came upon me, and trembling, which ' made all my bones to fhake. Then a fpirit " paOe4 *...
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The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, Volume 1

Royal Irish Academy - Ireland - 1787 - 432 pages
...innumerable inftances in the fublime writings of the prophets, and one very grand and ftriking example in the book of Job ; — " In thoughts from the vifions of the night, " when deep fleep falleth upon men, fear came upon me and " trembling, which made all my bones to fhake. Then a fpirit " pafled...
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Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Volume 1

Hugh Blair - English language - 1787 - 482 pages
...joined with an awful obfcurity. We may fee this fully exemplified in the following noble paflage of the book of Job. " In thoughts from the " vifions of the night, when deep fleep falleth upon men, fear came upon me, and trembling, which made all my bones to " fhake. Then a fpirit pafled...
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