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" A daring pilot in extremity, Pleased with the danger, when the waves went high, He sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. "
The English Poets: Ben Jonson to Dryden - Página 453
editado por - 1880
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volumen1,Parte1

John Dryden - 1800 - 442 páginas
...funeral, he at the same 9 CHARACTERISTICS, vol. ip 156. vol. hi. p. 189, n. Edinb. 1amo. 1758. 1 " Great wits are sure to madness near allied, " And...Else, why should he, with wealth and honour blest, " Deprive his age the needful hours of rest ; " Punish a body which he could not please, " Bankrupt...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...same * CHA.RACTERISTICKS, vol. ip 156. vol. iii. p. 189, n. Edinb. 12 mo. 1758. 1 " Great wits arc sure to madness near allied, " And thin partitions...Else, why should he, with wealth and honour blest, " Deprive his age the needful hours of rest ; " Punish a body which he could not please, " Bankrupt...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1801
...daring pilot in extremity; r& Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went high Hejsought the storm ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands...boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near ally'd, And thin partitions do their bounds divide; Else why should he, with wealth and honour bless'd,...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volumen3

Horace Walpole - 1806
...pigmy-body to decay ; And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went high; He sought...Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit." Absalom and Achitophel.] 4 [Bishop Burnet represents him as addicted to judicial astrology: but Mr....
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...pigmy body to decay, And o'er-infornTd tbe tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity; Pleas'd witli the danger, when the waves went high He sought the...calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast bis wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their hounds divide ; Else...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...pigmy body to decay, > And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. J A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went high He sought...divide ; Else why should he, with wealth and honour hless'il, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest? Punish a body which he could not please ; Bankrupt,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volúmenes1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with thedaiigeVu hen the waveswenthigh, lie ionght the sire ? Why drew Marseilles' good bishop purer honor blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest ? Punish a body which he could not please -,...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volumen6

1809
...high, He sought the storms ; hut, for a Calm noil, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast Iii- tit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin...wealth and honour blest, Refuse his age the needful hoars of rest? Punish a body which he conld not please; Bankrupt of life, yet prodigal of esst ' And...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...wit. Great wits are sure to madness near ally'd, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Rise " was so confounded with fear, that he confessed...beard, said, thought, or seen ; all that he knew of h pleasej Bankrupt of life, yet prodigal of ease? And all to leave what with his toil he won, To that...
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Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and ..., Volumen3

Arthur Collins - 1812
...which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay ; And o'er-inform'd the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleased with the danger,...high, He sought the storms, but for a calm unfit, teer too nigh the sands to boast his wit." leighton, ancestor to the present Duke of Marlborongh, but...
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