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" If, in our moments of utter idleness and insipidity, we turn to the sky as a last resource, which of its phenomena do we speak of? One says it has been wet, and another it has been windy, and another it has been warm. Who, among the whole chattering crowd,... "
Friends Intelligencer - Page 404
1870
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The Methodist Quarterly Review

1860
...never make it a subject of thought, but as it has to do with our animal sensations. If in our momenta of utter idleness and insipidity we turn to the sky...we speak of? One says it has been wet, and another that it has been windy, and another it has been warm. Who among the whole chattering crowd can tell...
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The North British Review, Volume 6

1847
...accident, too common and too vain to be worthy of a moment of watchfulness, or a glance of admiration. If in our moments of utter idleness and insipidity,...whole chattering crowd, can tell me of the forms and the precipices of the chain of tall white mountains that girded the horizon at noon yesterday ? Who...
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Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal, Volume 1

Enoch Lewis, Samuel Rhoads - 1848
...accident, too common and too vain to be worthy of a moment of watchfulness, or a glance of admiration. If, in our moments of utter idleness and insipidity,...whole chattering crowd, can tell me of the forms and the precipices of the chain of tall white mountains that girded the horizon at noon yesterday ? Who...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1851 - 558 pages
...accident, too common and too painful to be worthy of a moment of watchfulness, or a glance of admiration. If, in our moments of utter idleness and insipidity,...whole chattering crowd, can tell me of the forms and the precipices of the chain of tall white mountains lhat gilded the horizon at noon yesterday ? Who...
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Allerton and Dreux; or, The war of opinion, by the author of 'A rhyming ...

Jean Ingelow - 1851
...too common and too vain to be worthy of a moment of thought or a glance of admiration. If in a moment of utter idleness and insipidity we turn to the sky...it has been windy, and another, it has been warm.' " Sweeping censure this, Miss Paton. Do you plead guilty ? " " No," said Dora ; " but I do think the...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 35

1852
...accident, too common and too vain to be worthy of a moment of watchfulness or a glance of admiration. If in our moments of utter idleness and insipidity...and another it has been warm. Who among the whole clattering crowd can tell me of the forms and the precipices of the chain oftall white mountains that...
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Kidd's Own Journal, Volume 3

1853
...accident ; too common and too vain to be worthy of a moment of watchfulness or a glance of admiration. — If in our moments of utter idleness and insipidity...phenomena do we speak of? One says it has been wet ; another it has been windy ; and another it has been warm. Who among the whole clattering crowd can...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 558 pages
...accident, too common and too painful to be worthy of a moment of watchfulness, or a glance of admiration. If, in our moments of utter idleness and insipidity,...last resource, which of its phenomena do we speak of 3 One says it has been wet, and another it has been windy, and another it has been warm. Who, among...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - 1853
...worthy of a moment of watchfulness, or a glance of admiration. If, in our moments of utter VOL. II. 2 A idleness and insipidity, we turn to the sky as a last...whole chattering crowd, can tell me of the forms and the precipices of the chain of tall white mountains that gilded the horizon at noon yesterday ? Who...
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The Wheat-sheaf, a Suggestive Reader: Containing Germs of Pure and Noble ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - 1853 - 396 pages
...accident, too common and too vain, to be worthy of a moment of watchfulness, or a glance of admiration. If, in our moments of utter idleness and insipidity,...windy, and another it has been warm. Who among the chattering crowd can tell me of the forms and the precipices of the chain of tall white mountains that...
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