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" Blasphem'd his gods, the dice, and damn'd his fate ; Then gnaw'd his pen, then dash'd it on the ground, Sinking from thought to thought, a vast profound ! Plung'd for his sense, but found no bottom there, Yet wrote and flounder'd on in mere despair. "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Juvenile poems - Page 80
1751
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The Dunciad: An Heroic Poem. In Three Books

Alexander Pope - 1728 - 47 pages
...fupperlefshe fate, 100 And pin'd, unconfcious of his riling fate; Studious he fate, with all his books around, Sinking from thought to thought, a vaft profound ' Plung'd for his fenfe, but found no bottom there: Then writ, and flounder'd on, in mere defpair. roll'dhis eyes that witnefs'd huge difmay, Where, yet...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

Edmund Curll - Poets, English - 1745
...the Heroe fate, Blafphem'd his Gods, the Dice, and damn'd his Fate ; Then gnaw'd his Pen, then dalh'd it on the Ground, Sinking from Thought to Thought, a vaft Profound'! Plung'd for his Senfe, but -found no Bottom -there ; Yet wrote and flounder'd on in meer Defpair. Round him much Embryo,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: The Dunciad

Alexander Pope - 1751
...dull, and " dull itill, and again, and for ever ?" He liicu folemnl/ Then gnaw'd his pen, then dafh'd it on the ground, Sinking from thought to thought, a vaft profound ! NOTES. appealed to his own confcience, that " he could not " think himfelf fo, nor believe that our...
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The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland: To the Time ..., Volume 5

Theophilus Cibber, Thomas Coxeter - Poets, English - 1753
...fupperlefs he fate, And pin'd unconfcious of his rifing fate ; Studious he fate, with all his books around, Sinking from thought to thought, a vaft pro[found ! Plung'd for his fenfe, but found no bottom there ; Then writ, and flounder'd on, in meer defpair. He roll'd his eyes, that witnefs'd huge difmay, Where...
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The works of Alexander Pope: esq., with his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1757
...as a writer, it is given us as follows : " Mr. Dennis is excellent Then gnaw'd his Pen, then dafh'd it on the ground, Sinking from thought to thought, a vaft profound ! REMARKS. " at Pindaric writings, ptrfeflly regular in all his perform" ances, and a perfou of found...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760
...to reprefent a Critic encompafled with books but without a fupper, is a pifture which lively Flung'd for his fenfe, but found no bottom there, Yet wrote and flounder'd on, in mere defpair. 1 20 Round him much Embryo, much Abortion lay, Much future Ode, and abdicated Play ; Nonfenfe precipitate,...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...fate, *' Blafphem'd his Gods, the Dice, and damn'd *' his Fate. ''Then gnaw'd his Pen, then dafh'd it on the " ground, *' Sinking from thought to thought,...fenfe, but found no bottom " there, " Yet wrote and flounder 'd on, in mere de" fpair," Full of apprehenfions, left the empire of dulnefs was drawing to...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead, William Warburton - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...Dice, and! damn'd * his Fate. ** Then, gnaw'd his Pen, then dafh'd it on the ** ground, *•' Slaking from thought to, thought, a vaft " profound ! *' Plung'd; for his fenfe^ but found no bottom "• there, K Yet wrote and flounder 'd on, in mere deFull of apprehenfions, left the empire of dulnefs. was drawing...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...Then gnaw'd his pen, then dalh'd it on the ground, Sinking from thought to thought, a vaft profund ! Plung'd for his fenfe, but found no bottom there, Yet wrote and flounder'd on in meer defpair. Round him much Embryo, much Abortion lay, Much future Ode, and abdicated Play : VARIATIONS....
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The works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In four volumes complete. With his last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...his fate. Then gnaw'd his pen, then dafh'd it on the ground, ' Sinking from thought to thought, a vau profound ! Plung'd for his fenfe, but found no bottom...there, Yet wrote and flounder'd on, in mere defpair. 120 Round him much embryo, much abortion lay, Much future ode, and abdicated play.; / Quoth Gibber...
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