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" Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide... "
Laconics: or, The best words of the best authors - Seite 102
von John Timbs - 1856
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Peerage of England: Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical ..., Band 3

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - 1812
...contempt by Dryden, in the passage following that already cited : " Great wits to madness surely are allied ; And thin partitions do their bounds divide; Else why should he, with wealth and honours blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest •' Punish a body, which he could not please,...
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Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and Historical, Band 3

Arthur Collins - 1812
...contempt by Dryden, in the passage following that already cited : " Great wits to madness surely are allied ; And thin partitions do their bounds divide; Else why should he, with wealth and honours blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest ? Punish a body, which he could not please,...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1816
...high, He sought the storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to show his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin...divide: Else why should he, with wealth and honour blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest; Punish a body which he could not please, Bankrupt...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Band 4

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...high, He sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to show his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide : * For the superintendence of his grandson's early education the old gentleman fixed upon a learned...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Bände 1-34

Thomas Jones Howell, William Cobbett, David Jardine - 1816
...sure to madness near ally'd, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why should he, witb wealth and honour bless'd, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest-? Punish a body which he could not please ; Bankrupt of lile, yet prodigal of ease? And all to leave...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Band 11

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
...high He sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin...divide ; Else why should he, with wealth and honour blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest ? Punish a body which he could not please ; Bankrupt...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Band 11

1819
...went He sought the stormsi but, for a ealm uuIit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide i Rise why should he, with wealth and honour bits' Refuse his age the needful hours of rest' Punish...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Band 10

1821
...impatient of disgrace ; A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bonds divide ; Else why should he, with wealth and ho* nour bless'd, Refuse his age the needful hours...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1834
...hang on the simple thread of a phrenological subdivision ? May Dryden's couplet — " Great wit is sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide" — • be specially applied to Irishmen ? and must we be content to prove a pendant to the truism...
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The British poets: including translations ...

1822
...high He sought the storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin...bless'd, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest? Punish a body which he could not please; Bankrupt of life, yet prodigal of ease ? And all to leave...
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