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" And o'er-informed the tenement of clay. 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. Great wits are sure to madness near allied... "
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800 - 601 pages
...he at the same 9 CHARACTERISTICKS, vol. ip 156. vol. iii. p. 189,; n. Edinb. 121110. 1758. "» 1 " Great wits are sure to madness near allied, " And...bounds divide : " 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,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Part 1

John Dryden - 1800 - 606 pages
...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...bounds divide : " 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,...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800 - 622 pages
...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...divide : • " 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,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

1801 - 416 pages
...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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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808 - 382 pages
...allied, And thin partitions do their hounds divide ; Else why should he, with wealth and honour hlcss'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 what with his toil he won, To that unfeather'd, two legg'd...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - 1808 - 482 pages
...clay ; } 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...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 ;...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808 - 476 pages
...; -) 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...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 ;...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808 - 374 pages
...of clay. J A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went high He sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too...bounds 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...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809 - 402 pages
...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...bounds divide; Else why should he, with wealth and honour blest, Refuse his age the needful hoars of rest? Punish a body which he conld not please; Bankrupt...
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Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for ..., Volume 8

Thomas Bayly Howell, Thomas Jones Howell - 1810 - 722 pages
...ally'd, And thin partitions do their bound;, divide; Else why should he, with wealth and honour 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 what with his toil he won, To that unfeatlier'd, two-legg'd...
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