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" What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's beam: Of smell, the headlong lioness between, And hound sagacious on the tainted green : Of hearing, from the life that fills the flood, To that which warbles thro... "
The Poetical Works - Page 18
by Alexander Pope - 1828
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 21

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 424 pages
...fate. Like thee confined to noisome garret. And rudely banished rooms of state. Lil'lelim. The spider'i touch how exquisitely fine ! Feels at each thread, and lives along the line. Ptye. SPIDER, in entomology. See ARANEA and ENTOMOLOGY. SPIDER, SHF.PUF.RD. See PBALANOIUM. SPIDERWOKT,...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 15

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 418 pages
...*"> f What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, and the lynx's team ; Of smell, the headlong lioness between. And hound sagacious on the tainted green. Pope. If faith itself has diffrent dresses worn, What wonder modes in wit should take their turn ?...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 1, Volume 13

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 412 pages
...but a confused idea of a leopard, it not being thereby gurfifientlv distinguished from a lym: Locke. What modes of sight betwixt each wide extreme, The mole's dim curtain, aad the lim 's beam. Pep.. LYON KINO OF ARMS, FOB SCOTLAND, is the second king at arms for Great Britain....
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Quotations, English - 1992 - 1172 pages
...plain reason, Man is not a Fly. (Fr. Epistle I) 70 Die of a rose in aromatic pain? (Fr. Epistle I) 71 e, A mir (Fr. Epistle I) 72 Vast chain of Being, which from God began. Natures aethereal, human, angel, man,...
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American Women Afield: Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists

Marcia Bonta - Nature - 1995 - 276 pages
...monster! This beautiful creature, with her exquisite web, is one of the most charming studies in nature. "The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels at each thread, and lives along the line." She is readily tamed, and her solicitude over her great pear-shaped cocoon of eggs is often quite pathetic....
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Refiguring Modernism, Volume 1: Women of 1928

Bonnie Kime Scott - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 376 pages
...quotation for Woolf's, admiring the rare sensitivity of the spider as it lives off the lines of its web: The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels at each thread, and lives along the line. (Essay on Man 11. 217-218) In noncanonical Native American writing, we encounter webs through "Thought-Woman,...
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Refiguring Modernism, Volume 1: Women of 1928

Bonnie Kime Scott - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 376 pages
...quotation for Woolf 's, admiring the rare sensitivity of the spider as it lives off the lines of its web: The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! Feels at each thread, and lives along the line. (Essay on Man 11. 217-218) In noncanonical Native American writing, we encounter webs through "Thought-Woman,...
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Studies in English Language & Literature: "doubt Wisely" : Papers in Honour ...

Eric Gerald Stanley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 564 pages
...inter animalia anulosi corporis viget in aranea sensus tactus. Cf. Pope, Essay on Man, II, 217-18: 'The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! / Feels at each thread, and lives along the line.' 33 Speculum naturale, XX, 117. 34 De animalibus, VIII, tr. iv, ca. 1. Aristotle says exactly the same...
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The Emigrants

Gilbert Imlay - Fiction - 1998 - 372 pages
...adapted from An Essay on Man by the English poet Alexander Pope (1688-1744), and read more correctly: "The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine! / Feels at each thread, and lives along the line:" (Epistle I, lines 217-18). 8. Arcadian regions: See note 4 to Letter XII. LETTER XXXVI 1. hollos: Shouts...
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker, Parker Blanford - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 282 pages
...was capable of the most painfully particular poetry. Here are Pope and Thomson describing a spider: The spider's touch how exquisitely fine! Feels at each thread, and lives along the line: (An Essay on Man, 1, 217-218) where gloomily retired, The villain spider lives, cunning and fierce,...
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