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" I'd like to have left out his poetry, Forgot by all almost as well as me. Sometimes he has some humour, never wit. And if it rarely, very rarely hit, 'Tis under... "
Sortes Horatianae: A Poetical Review of Poetical Talent, with Notes - Page 45
1814 - 126 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 43-44

John Bell - English poetry - 1778
...he has fome humour, never wit, And if it rarely, very rarely, hit, 'Tis under fo much nafty rubhifh laid, To find it out 's the cinder-woman's trade, Who for the wretched remnants of a fire 260 Muft toil all day in afhes and in mire. So lewdly dull his idle works appear, T{ie wretched texts...
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Dryden. Rochester ...

1793
...he has fome humour, never wn, And if it rarely, very rarely, hit, *Tis under fo much nafty rubbilh laid, To find it out 's the cinderwoman's trade; Who for the- wretched remnants of a fire, Mull toil all day in afhes and in mire. So lewdly dull his idle works appear, The wretched texts dcferve...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...wit, 41 And if it rarely, very rarely hit, *' Tis under such a nasty rubbish laid, " To find it out's the cinder-woman's trade; " Who for the wretched remnants...lewdly dull his idle works appear, " The wretched text deserve no comments here; " Where one poor thought somctime's left all alone, " For a whole page...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...wit, " And if it rarely, very rarely hit, " 'Tis under such a nasty rubbish laid, " To find it out's the cinder-woman's trade ; " Who for the wretched...lewdly dull his idle works appear, " The wretched text deserve no comments here ; " Where one poor thought somctime's left all alone, " For a whole page...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Part 1

John Dryden - 1800 - 442 pages
...very rarely hit, " 'Tis under such a nasty rubbish laid, ,. " To find it out's the cinder- woman's trade ; " Who for the wretched remnants of a fire,...lewdly dull his idle works appear, " The wretched text deserve no comments here ; " Where one poor thought sometime's left all alone, " For a whole page...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...cold sneers on his expedition to Tangiers, which occur in the poem called " Rochester's Farewell." Who, for the wretched remnants of a fire, Must toil...So lewdly dull his idle works appear, The wretched text deserves no comments here ; Where one poor thought sometimes, left all alone. For a whole page...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...never wit. And if it rarely, very rarely hit, 'Tis under such a nasty rubbish laid, To find it out's the cinder-woman's trade; Who for the wretched remnants...of a fire, Must toil all day in ashes and in mire. and though the imputation was to cost Dryden dear, I cannot think that any part of the " Essay on Satire"...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 8

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1819
...rarely, very rarely, hit, Tis under so much nasty rubbish laid, Ta find it out 's the cindenvoman's trade: Who for the wretched remnants of a fire, Must toil all day in ashes and in mire. fe lewdly dull his idle works appear, Itic wretched texts deserve no comments here ; kVhere one poor...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 15

John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1821
...cold sneers on his expedition to Tangiers, which occur in the poem called " Rochester's Farewell." Who, for the wretched remnants of a fire, Must toil...So lewdly dull his idle works appear, The wretched text deserves no comments here ; Where one poor thought sometimes, left all alone, For a whole page...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes, Volume 1

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1821
...never wit, And if it rarely, very rarely hit, "f is under such a nasty rubbish laid, To find it out's the cinder-woman's trade ; Who for the wretched remnants...of a fire, Must toil all day in ashes and in mire. and though the imputation was to cost Dryden dear, I cannot think that any part of the " Essay on Satire"...
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