A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Pomfret. Dorset. Stepney. Philips. Walsh. Smith. Duke. King. Sprat. Montague. Halifax

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John & Arthur Arch, ... and for Bell & Bradfute & I. Mundell & Company, Edinburgh., 1793
 

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69 ページ - Babel, which if it were possible, as it is not, to reach heaven, would come to nothing by the confusion of the workmen. For every man is building a several...
105 ページ - Not for his fellows' ruin, but their aid Created kind, beneficent, and free, The noble image of the Deity. One portion of informing fire was...
41 ページ - A man so various, that he seem'd to be Not one, but all mankind's epitome ; Stiff in opinions, always in the wrong ; Was every thing by starts, and nothing long; But, in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that died in thinking. Bless'd madman ! who could every hour employ With something new to wish or to enjoy!
98 ページ - Chase from our minds th' infernal foe, And peace, the fruit of love, bestow ; And, lest our feet should step astray, Protect and guide us in the way. Make us eternal truths receive, And practise all that we believe : Give us thyself, that we may see The Father, and the Son by thee.
45 ページ - ... content to look on grace, Her hinder parts, but with a daring eye To tempt the terror of her front, and die. By their own arts 'tis righteously decreed...
177 ページ - And unburied remain Inglorious on the plain : Give the vengeance due To the valiant crew ! Behold how they toss their torches on high, How they point to the Persian abodes And glittering temples of their hostile gods.
379 ページ - ... that verse commonly which they call golden, or two substantives and two adjectives, with a verb betwixt them to keep the peace.
411 ページ - Then old Age, and Experience, hand in hand, Lead him to Death, and make him understand, After a search so painful, and so long, That all his Life he has been in the wrong.
38 ページ - Some had in courts been great, and thrown from thence , Like fiends, were harden'd in impenitence...
50 ページ - Doeg, though without knowing how or why, Made still a blundering kind of melody; Spurred boldly on, and dashed through thick and thin Through sense and nonsense, never out nor in: Free from all meaning, whether good or bad, And, in one word, heroically mad, He was too warm on picking-work to dwell, But faggoted his notions as they fell, And, if they rhymed and rattled, all was well.

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