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" And wisely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains ; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid pow'r of understanding fails ; Where beams of warm imagination play,... "
A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ... - Page 171
by John Walker - 1801 - 392 pages
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Works of Mister Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English letters - 1717 - 408 pages
...meet. U Nature Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely cwrb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the Ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide Tandy plains ; Thus in the foul while memory prevails, The folid jtow'r of underftanding fails ; Wh^re...
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Miscellaneous Poems and Translations: By Several Hands. Particularly, I ...

Alexander Pope - 1720
...dulncfs meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fir,. And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains;. Thus in the foul while memory prevails, The folid pow'r of underftanding fails; Where...
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An essay on criticism. With notes by mr. Warburton

Alexander Pope - 1749
...dulneftmeet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains ; 5$ Thus in the foul while memory prevails, The foljd pow'r of underftanding fails ;...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq. In Nine Volumes Complete

Alexander Pope - 1751
...always write as heavily as a dunce. An obfervation well worm the attention of all profound writers. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains ; 55 Thus in the foul while memory prevail*, The folid pow'r of under/landing fails ;...
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...wjlltilvyays write as heavily as a dunce. An obfervation well worth the attention of all profound writers. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains ; 55 Thus in the foul while memory prevail*, The folid pow'r of underftanding fails ;...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Juvenile poems

Alexander Pope - 1752
...r;ent, the Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains ; 55 Thus in the foul while memory prevails, The folid pow'r of underftanding fails; Where...
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Poems on Several Occasions

Christopher Smart - 1752 - 230 pages
...duluefs meet. Nature to all things nVd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending wit.. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains. 55 Thus in the foul, while memory prevails,. The folid pow'r of underftanding fails ;...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...dulnefs meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains; J5 Thus in the foul while memory prevails, The folid pow'r of underftanding fails; Where...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq., with His Last Corrections, Additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1757
...CRITICISM. 97 Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains; 55 Thus in the foul while memory prevails, The folid pow'r of underftanding fails ; Where...
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A Parallel; in the Manner of Plutarch: Between a Most Celebrated Man of ...

Joseph Spence - Book collectors - 1758 - 104 pages
...genius and poet frequently complain, who fays fo happily, as he did every thing, in one of his poems ; " As on the land, while here the ocean gains, ^ " In other parts it leaves wide fandy, plains ; " Thus in the foul while memory prevails, " The folid power of underftanding fails....
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