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Voyager

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Vo'yager. n.s. [voyageur, Fr. from voyage.] One who travels by sea.

Disdain not in thy constant travelling
To do as other voyagers, and make
Some turns into less creeks, and wisely take
Fresh water at the Heliconian spring.
Donne.

How comfortable this is, voyagers can best tell. Cheyne.

Deny your vessels, ye deny in vain;
A private voyager I pass the main.
Pope's Odyssey.

Sources: Cheyne, George (26) · Donne, John (44) · Pope, Alexander (393)

Attributes: French (385) · Noun Substantive (1269)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Voyager." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 27, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=19842.


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