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" 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 blest, Refuse his age... "
The Literature of Society - Página 32
por Mrs. A. T. Thomson - 1862
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volumen4

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...waves went 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,...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...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volumen4

Francis Wrangham - 1816
...waves went 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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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volumen11

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
...extremity ; Pleas'd 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. Great...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...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volumen11

Ezekiel Sanford - 1819
...extremity i Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went He sought the stormsi but, for a ealm uuIit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great...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, Volumen10

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 Literary Journal, Volumen40

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
...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. Great...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
...Pleased with the danger, when the waves went •VOL. v. B He sought the storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great...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...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 páginas
...extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger when the waves went high, He sought the storms; but, for a calm un6t, b )>x 8ow~ vݑg | 5 ally'd, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why should he, with wealth and honour blest,...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 páginas
...extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger when the waves went high, He sought the storms ; but, for a ealm unfit, She, wretehed matron, fore'd, in age, for bread, To strip the brook with mantling er ally'd, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why should he, with wealth and honour blest,...
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