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" YE who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope ; who expect that age will perform the promises of youth, and that the deficiencies of the present day will be supplied by the morrow ; attend to the... "
The English instructor; or, Useful and entertaining passages in prose ... - Seite 92
von English instructor - 1801 - 258 Seiten
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The literary reader: prose authors, with biogr. notices &c. by H.G. Robinson

Hugh George Robinson - 1867
...poems, only because it is not the first.15 BASSELAS. CHAP. I.— DESCRIPTION OF A PALACE IN A VALLEY. Ye who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy,...day will be supplied by the morrow ; attend to the history of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia. Rasselas was the fourth son of the mighty emperor in whose...
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Tinsley's Magazine, Band 21

1877
...opening sentences of Johnson's Rasselas may be arranged in verses exactly like those given above : ' Ye who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy,...day will be supplied by the morrow, Attend to the history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. ' Macaulay makes constant use of antitheses in a similar...
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Tinsley's Magazine, Band 21

1877
...opening sentences of Johnson's Rassclas may be arranged in verses exactly like those given above : ' Ye who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy,...day will be supplied by the morrow. Attend to the history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia.' Macaulay makes constant use of antitheses in a similar way...
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Speeches, Correspondence, Etc., of the Late Daniel S. Dickinson of ..., Band 1

Daniel Stevens Dickinson - 1867
...appointed goal, but who shall secure the greatest aggregate of happiness in the transit ; each expecting " that age will perform the promises of youth, and that...of the present day will be supplied by the morrow." One •chains himself to the car of Avarice, and toils with skinny hand beneath its crushing wheels,...
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Improvement Era, Band 10,Ausgabe 1

1907
...RASSELAS. PRINCE OF ABYSSINIA. BY SAMUEL JOHNSON, LL. D. CHAPTER I. DESCRIPTION OF A PALACE IN A VALLEY. Ye who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy,...day will be supplied by the morrow; attend to the history of Rasselas, prince of Abyssinia. Rasselas was the fourth son of the mighty emperor, in whose...
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The Rhetoric of Fiction

Wayne C. Booth, Wayne Clayson Booth - 1983 - 552 Seiten
...is no real hope of reaching it. "Ye who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy, and persue with eagerness the phantoms of hope; who expect that...day will be supplied by the morrow; attend to the history of Rasselas prince of Abbissinia." Attend to it, yes, but do not expect to participate in it...
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Annual Proceedings

Iowa State Bar Association - 1896
...credulity to the whisperings of fancy, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope; who believe that age will perform the promises of youth, and that the deficiencies of the present day^ will be helped by the morrow, attend to the history of Rasselas, the Prince of Abyssinia." Yes, I think that...
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Illusion and the Drama: Critical Theory of the Enlightenment and Romantic Era

Frederick Burwick - 2010
...blighted by disappointments that reveal "the fallacies of imagination." The opening lines ofRasselas—"Ye who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy, and pursue with eagerness the phantoms of hope"—make clear that this, too, is a cautionary tale concerned with the dangers of the imagination....
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His and Hers: Essays in Restoration and Eighteenth-century Literature

Ann Messenger - 1986 - 271 Seiten
...with eagerness the phantoms of hope; who expect that age will perform the promises of youth, and that deficiencies of the present day will be supplied by the morrow; attend to the history of Rasselas prince of Abissinia"(l). One might say that the conclusion is implicit in the syntax...
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Reading Becomes a Necessity of Life: Material and Cultural Life in Rural New ...

William J. Gilmore - 1992 - 538 Seiten
...Participation in Lending Libraries by Size of Library [ 471 ] Preface DESCRIPTION OF A PALACE IN A VALLEY Ye who listen with credulity to the whispers of fancy,...day will be supplied by the morrow; attend to the history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. — Samuel Johnson The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia...
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