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" We nowhere art do so triumphant see, As when it grafts or buds the tree : In other things we count it to excel, If it a docile scholar can appear To nature, and but imitate her well ; It over-rules and is her master here. It imitates her Maker's power... "
Cato:, Or, An Essay on Old-age - Page 84
by Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1773 - 319 pages
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 3

Abraham Cowley - 1809 - 286 pages
...see, As when it grafts or buds the tree : In other things we count it to excel, Jf it a docile scholar can appear To Nature, and but imitate her well ; It over-rules, and is her master, here. It imitates her Maker's power divine, [fine : And changes her sometimes, and sometimes...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Alexander Chalmers - 1810 - 560 pages
...see, AsVhen it grafts or buds the tree : In other things we count it to excel, If it a docile scholar can appear To Nature, and but imitate her well ; It over-rules, and is her master, here. It imit!\tes her Maker's power divine, And changes her sometimes, and sometimes docs...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

1821 - 778 pages
...discipline to be the servant of man. " In other things we count Art to excel» If it a docile scholar can appear To Nature, and but imitate her well : It over-rules, and is her master here. Who would not joy to see his conquering hand O'er all the vegetable world command ; And...
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The British Prose Writers...: Cowley's essays. Shenstone's essays

1821 - 424 pages
...see, As when it grafts orbudsthe tree : In other things we count it to excel, (f it a docile scholar can appear To nature, and but imitate her well: It over-rules, and is her master here. • — flowers of heaven — stars of earth.] A poetical conversion, much to the taste...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 10

1821 - 800 pages
...discipline to be the servant of man. " In other things we count Art to excel, If it a docile scholar can appear To Nature, and but imitate her well : It over-rules, and is her master here. Who would not joy to see his conquering hand O'er all the vegetable world command; And...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 268 pages
...dominion leaves for art. We no where Art do so triumphant see, As when it grafts or buds the tree : In other things we count it to excel, If it a docile scholar. can appear To Nature, and but imitate her well ; It overrules, and is her master, here. It...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 246 pages
...dominion leaves for art. We no where Art do so triumphant see, As when it grafts or buds the tree: In other things we count it to excel, If it a docile scholar can appear To Nature, and but imitate her well; It overrules, and is her master, here. It imitates...
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Prose works

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 298 pages
...dominion leaves for art. 1O. We no where art do so triumphant see, As when it grafts or buds the tree : In other things we count it to excel, If it a docile scholar can appear To Nature, and but imitate her well ; It over-rules, and is her master here. It...
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Prose Works of Abraham Cowley ; Including His Essays in Prose and Verse

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 296 pages
...dominion leaves for art. 1O. We no where art do so triumphant see, As when it grafts or buds the tree : In other things we count it to excel, If it a docile scholar can appear To Nature, and but imitate her•well ; It over-rules, and is her master here. It...
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Prose Works of Abraham Cowley ; Including His Essays in Prose and Verse

Abraham Cowley - 1826 - 298 pages
...dominion leaves for art. 1". We no where art do so triumphant see, As when it grafts or buds the tree : In other things we count it to excel, If it a docile scholar can appear To Nature, and but imitate her well ; It over-rules, and is her master here. It...
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