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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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Notes and Queries

1850
...Conquest of Grenada. " And whistled as he went for wnnt of thought." Pi: v 1.1 N Cymon and Iphigenia. * Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide." DRYDEN'S Absalom and Achitojihct, st. i, 1. 163. '• The tenth transmitter of a foolish face." —...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Band 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...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 1 Punish a body which he could not please ; Bankrupt...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Band 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...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 7 Punish a body which he could not please ; Bankrupt...
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Selections from the poetry of Dryden: including his plays and translations

John Dryden - 1852 - 350 Seiten
...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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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1852
...of his career. Quote Pope's lines on his death. Why was Dryden especially bitter against him ? 1 2. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin...bounds divide; Else why should he, with wealth and honor blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest ? Punish a body which he could not please, Bankrupt...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Band 1

Robert Carruthers - 1853
...sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boost his wit. Great wit» are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions...divide ;* Else why should he, with wealth and honour bleat. Refuse his age the needful hours of rest ? Punish a body which he could not plejise ; Bankrupt...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Band 3

Alexander Pope - 1853
...That system only, but the whole must fall, 250 11 [Taken from Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel: — " Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide."] In first edition : — " Ethereal essence, spirit, substance, man." Let earth, unbalanced, from her...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by R. Carruthers

Alexander Pope - 1853
...only, but the whole must fall. 250 W [Taken from Dryden's Absalom and Achitophel :— " Great vita are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide."] In first edition : — "Ethereal essence, spirit, substance, man." Let earth, unbalanced, from her...
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The poetical works of John Dryden

John Dryden - 1854 - 324 Seiten
...she offered her every thing at the table, renders this suspicion of mine indisputable.' Lord SouthAnd 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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A complete dictionary of poetical quotations: comprising the most excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1855 - 570 Seiten
...is not wit that brings a man to hanging, That goes not further than a harmless banging. Buekingham. 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 whieh he eould not please ! Bankrupt...
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