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Laconics: or, The best words of the best authors - Seite 102
von John Timbs - 1856
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 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...partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why should he,with wealth and honour bless'd, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest ? Punish a body which he...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection ... from the Most Eminent Prose and ...

Richard Alfred Davenport - 1824
...v. B 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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 Seiten
...un6t, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near ally'd, Z ! + ůMj woe H U $Tl k z blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest ? Punish a body which he could not please ; Bankrupt...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 Seiten
...unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near ally'd, ead, To piek her wint'ry faggot from the thorn, To seek her nightly shed, and weep till blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest ? Punish a body whieh he eotdd not please ; Bankrupt...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - 1829
...Italy. When he returns home, he buys a seat in Parliament, and studies the constitution. — Mackenzie. CCCCXCVL Great wits are sure to madness near allied,...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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Band 1

John Timbs - 1829
...returns home, he buys a seat in Parliament, and studies the constitution. — Mackenzie. CCCCXCVI. 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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The poetical works of John Dryden

John Dryden - 1832 - 324 Seiten
...offered her every thing at the table, renders this suspicion of mine indisputable.' Lord SouthGreat wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions...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 Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Sir Walter Scott - 1834
...indifferently, and might have convinced the authors, that the charm of " Absalom and Achitophel " lay 1 [." 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 Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Band 1

Sir Walter Scott - 1834
...authors, that the charm of " Absalom and Achitophel " lay 1 [ " Great wita are sure to madnessnear allied. And thin partitions do their bounds 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 Quarterly Review, Band 50

1834
...pretend to deny that there may be some foundation for Dryden's celebrated dictum — ' Great wit is sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ;' and we shall by and by have occasion to touch on that interesting subject ; here we are only observing...
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