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" Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late; He had his jest, and they had his estate. He laughed himself from court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief : For, spite of him, the weight of business fell On Absalom and wise... "
Lands of the Free: Historical Broadcast Series of the NBC Inter-American ... - Page 391
by NBC University of the Air - 1852
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 41-42

John Bell - English poetry - 1777
...god or devil. In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art : Nothing went unrewarded hut desert. 5(5o Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late ;...from Court ; then sought relief By forming parties, hut could ne'er he chief : For, spite of him, the weight of hus'rtess fell 565 On Absalom, and wise...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...peculiar art ; Nothing went,unrewarded — but desert : Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found top late, He had his jest, and they had his estate. He laugh'd himfcelf from court ; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For, spite of...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...squand'ring wealth was his peculiar ait, Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggar1 d by fools, when still he found, too late, He had his jest, and they had his estate." J * In the Epistle to Lord Bathurst. * [In a lampoon ascribed to Dryden, the writer says: " His grace...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...with him, was god or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art ; Nothing went uurewarded, hut desert: Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too...late ; He had his jest, and they had his estate. He langh'd himself from Court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For, spite...
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The Works of John Dryden Now First Collected ...

John Dryden - 1808
...or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art; Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggared by fools, whom still he found too late ; He had his jest, and they had his estate. He laughed himself from court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For, spite...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art; Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggared by fools, whom still he found too late; He had his jest, and they had his estate. He laughed himself from court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For, spite...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...and buffoon : Then all for women, painting, rhyming, drinking, Besides ten thousand freaks that dy'd ls more by thec. Levi, thou art a load, I "II lay thee down, reliel By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For spite of him the weight of business fell On...
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An historical and topographical description of Chelsea, and its environs

Thomas Faulkner - 1810 - 459 pages
...squandering wealth, was his peculiar art, Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggar'd by fools, when still he found, too late He had his jest, and they had his estate." Pope, in " The Epistle to Lord Bathurst," thus alt ludes to his death : " In the worst inn's worst...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...were his usual themes; And both, to show his judgement, in extremes: So over-violent, or over-civil, That every man with him was God or Devil. In squandering...jest, and they had his estate. He laugh'd himself from couit; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For, spite of him, the weight...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 11

Ezekiel Sanford - English poetry - 1819
...peeuliar arti Nothing went unrewarded, but desert: Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too latei He had his jest, and they had his estate. He laugh'd himself from Courti then sought relief By forming parties, but eould ne'er be ehief: For, spite of him, the weight...
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