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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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The edeographic inductive reader, or The art of reporting in a month ..., Book 2

Francis Redfern - 1875
...in the course of one revolving moon, Was chemist, fiddler, statesman, and buffoon ; ******* Beggared by fools. whom still he found too late, He had his jest, and they had his estate." " After crosses and losses, men grow humbler and wiser." " Licientious writers may be very chaste persons;...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877 - 934 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,...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876
...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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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and ..., Volume 4

Cassell, ltd - 1876
...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 : Fur...
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A Manual of English Literature historical and critical

Thomas Arnold - 1876
...to enjoy! 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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POPE, SELECTED POEMS; THE ESSAY ON CRITICISM; THE MORAL ESSAYS; THE DUNCIAD

THOMAS ARNOLD - 1876
...in 1667. L. 306. Merry Kingr: Charles II. L. 308. 'Xo fool to lang-h at: Compare Dryden's lines— Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late ; He had his jest, and they had his estate. L. 310. There are many faults of expression in this celebrated episode on the death of the Duke of...
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A Manual of English Literature, Historical and Critical: With an Appendix on ...

Thomas Arnold - English literature - 1876 - 549 pages
...to enjoy ! 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,...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1876
...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 hail his estate. He laugh'd himself from Court ; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er...
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Chambers's national reading-books, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1877
...deviL In squandering wealth was his peculiar art: Nothing went unrewarded but desert. 560 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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Favorite Odes and Poems: By Collins, Dryden and Marvell

William Collins - 1877
...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, tlieu sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For,...
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