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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 389
by NBC University of the Air - 1852
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...wealth was his peculiar art; Nothing went unrewarded but desert : Beggar'd by fools, whom still lie found too late, He had his jest, and they had his...laugh'd himself from court, then sought relief By formins parties, but could ne'er be chief ; For, spite of him , the weight of business fell On Absalom...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...was his peculiar art; Nothing went unrewarded but desert: Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found loo late, He had his jest, and they had his estate; He laugh'd himself from court, then sought relief By formin:: parties, but could ne'er be chief ; For, spite of him, the weight of business fell On Ahsalom...
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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...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, hut could ne'er be chief ; For,...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - English literature - 1866
...or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art; Nothing went unrewarded but desert : Begjjar'd by fools, whom still he found too late( He had his jest, and they had his estate; He laugh'rl himself from court, then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For,...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866
...and buffoon: 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. J. DRVDEN 849 TO THE BUTTERFLY of the sun! pursue thy rapturous flight, V — mingle with her thou...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - English poetry - 1868 - 524 pages
...were his usual themes ; And both, to show his judgment, in extremes : So over-violent, or over-civil, That every man with him was God or DeviL In squandering...too late ; He had his jest, and they had his estate. Ho laugh'd himself from court, then sought relief 3y forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For,...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1868 - 524 pages
...or Devil In squandering wealth was his peculiar art ; Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Baggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late ; He had his...He laugh'd himself from court, then sought relief 3y forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For, spite of him, the weight of business fell On Absalom,...
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The Rehearsal

George Villiers Duke of Buckingham - 1868 - 136 pages
...or Devil. In squandring Wealth was his peculiar Art : Nothing went unrewarded, but Desert. Begger'd by Fools, whom still he found too late : He had his Jest, and they had his Estate. He laught himself from Court, then sought Relief By forming Parties, but coud ne're be Chief: For, spight...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - English literature - 1868 - 529 pages
...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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... Areopagitica: 24 November 1644. Preceded by Illustrative Documents ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1869 - 80 pages
...or Devi!. In squandring Wealth was his peculiar Art : Nothing went unrewarded, but Desert. Megger d by Fools, whom still he found too late : He had his Jest, and they had his Estate. He laught himself from Court, then sought Relief By forming Parties, but coud ne're be Chief: For, spight...
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