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" But did not chance at length her error mend? Did no subverted empire mark his end? Did rival monarchs give the fatal wound? Or hostile millions press him to the ground? His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand; He... "
The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby]. - Страница 16
по Samuel Johnson - 1825
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Том 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 страници
...medals, or on stones decay with the conclusion of the story of "Swedish Charles": His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand; He left a name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral or adorn a tale. And these in turn might be compared...
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France, Its King, Court, and Government: And, Three Hours at Saint Cloud

Lewis Cass - 1841 - 203 страници
...ambition. " His death," says Dr. Johnson,, with great force and beauty— " His death was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand ; He left the iianio, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale." From Frederickshall, the...

Divided Fictions: Fanny Burney and Feminine Strategy

Kristina Straub
...who appears to have every accomplishment attainable by mortals dies in a petty and dubious fashion: "His Fall was destin'd to a barren Strand / A petty Fortress, and a dubious Hand" (VHW 219-20). While Voltaire painstakingly seeks to prove that the king died gallantly,23 Johnson concludes...
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The Cambridge Companion to Samuel Johnson

Greg Clingham - 1997 - 266 страници
...show how we cherish our myths. Surely he could not die ignobly: But did not Chance at length her Error mend? Did no subverted Empire mark his End? Did rival...Wound? Or hostile Millions press him to the Ground? (115-18) No. He died in obscurity, at an insignificant battle, and perhaps by his own soldiers' hands....
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The Passion for Happiness: Samuel Johnson and David Hume

Adam Potkay - 2000 - 241 страници
...best example lies in his treatment of Charles XII, king of Sweden and military adventurer (1682-1718): His Fall was destin'd to a barren Strand, A petty Fortress, and a dubious Hand . . . (11. 219-20) In fact, Charles was killed either by enemy cannon or musket during his siege of...
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War in the Age of Enlightenment, 1700-1789

Armstrong Starkey - 2003 - 232 страници
...of Human Wishes, Samuel Johnson provided Charles XII's most memorable epitaph: His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress and a dubious hand; He left a name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.5 But Johnson was not immune...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - 2004 - 302 страници
...Supplicant to wait, While Ladies interpose, and Slaves debate. But did not Chance at length her Error mend ? Did no subverted Empire mark his End? Did rival...hostile Millions press him to the Ground? His Fall was destin 'd to a barren Strand, A petty Fortress, and a dubious Hand; He left the Name at which the World...
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The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

Thomas Stearns Eliot - 2006 - 270 страници
...in some of the best lines of Johnson himself ("The Vanity of Human Wishes"): His fate was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand; He left a name at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale,15 where the effect is due to...
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English Versions of Roman Satire in the Earlier Eighteenth Century

William Kupersmith - 2007 - 271 страници
...ille Cannarum vindex et tanti sanguinis ultor anulus: . . . But did not Chance at length her Error mend? Did no subverted Empire mark his End? Did rival...barren Strand, A petty Fortress, and a dubious Hand. In the last example Juvenal's series "non gladii, non saxa . . . nee tela" inspired Johnson's series...
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