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8 Spirits Quotes

Why, a spirit is such a little, little thing, that I have heard man, who was a great scholar, say that he'll dance ye a hornpipe upon the point of a needle.

Joseph Addison Quotes , Source: The Drummer (act I, sc. 1)

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Some who are far from atheists, may make themselves merry with that conceit of thousands of spirits dancing at once upon a needle's point.

Ralph Cudworth Quotes , Source: True Intellectual System of the Universe (vol. III, p. 497), (ed, 1829)

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A Corpse or a Ghost-- . . . I'd sooner be one or t'other, square and fair, than a Ghost in a Corpse, which is my feelins at present.

William de Morgan Quotes , Source: Joseph Vance (ch. XXXIX)

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I am the spirit of the morning sea, I am the awakening and the glad surprise.

Richard Watson Gilder Quotes , Source: Ode

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I am the Spirit that denies. [Ger., Ich bin der Geist stets verneint.]

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: Faust (I, 3, 163)

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Aerial spirits, by great Jove design'd To be on earth the guardians of mankind: Invisible to mortal eyes they go, And mark our actions, good or bad, below: The immortal spies with watchful care preside, And thrice ten thousand round their charges glide: They can reward with glory or with gold, A power they by Divine permission hold.

Hesiod Quotes , Source: Works and Days (l. 164)

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Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. IV, l. 678)

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Know then, unnumber'd Spirits round thee fly, The light Militia of the lower sky.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Rape of the Lock (I, 41)

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