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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 language and poetry of flowers; with a complete vocabulary; together ...

Language - 1877
...man, And builds on blood, and rises by distress. — 5. Daniel. Larkspur Lightness. Levity. Beggared by fools, whom still he found too late, He had his jest, and they had his estate. — Dryden. Larkspur, Pink Fichleness. Thus always teasing others, always teased, His only pleasure...
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Macmillan's Reading Books

Readers - 1878
...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 Uses of Poetry

Denys Thompson, Arthur Denys Halstead Thompson - Literary Criticism - 1978 - 238 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. (I. 544-62) The poem was an immediate success, 'for while Dryden unhappily pandered too slavishly and...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - Drama - 1992 - 479 pages
...Nothing went unrewarded, but Desert. Begger'd by Fools, whom still he found too late: He had hisJust, and they had his Estate. He laugh'd himself from Court; then sought Relief By forming Parties, but could ne'r be Chief: For, spight of him, the Weight of Business fell On Absalom and wise Arhitophei. Thus...
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De Rotterdamse Woelreus: De Rotterdamsche Hermes

Elly Groenenboom-Draai - Dutch periodicals - 1994 - 628 pages
...lals 'Zimri'l op de hak nam.'" Drydens vernietigend oordeel over Villiers luidt daar: "in squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art:/ Nothing went unrewarded...late./ He had his jest. and they had his estate."'" inde RH speelt Dryden verder bij mijn weten geen rol. maar in de Zeldzaame Leevens-bgzonderheden wordt...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - English wit and humor - 1998 - 381 pages
...Achitophel 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. 1 190 Absalom and Achitophel Never was patriot yet, but was a fool. 1 191 Alexander's Feast War, he...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Achitophel In squandering wealth was his peculiar art: Nothing went unrewarded, but desert. Beggared 3028 Absalom and Achitophel Youth, beauty, graceful actlon seldom fail: But common interest always...
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Restoration Literature: An Anthology

Paul Hammond - Literary Collections - 2002 - 437 pages
...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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The Major Works

John Dryden - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 967 pages
...devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art: Nothing went unrewarded but desert. 56o 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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Chairman of the Board: A Practical Guide

Brian Lechem - Business & Economics - 2003 - 216 pages
...Exposure In squandering wealth as his particular art; Nothing went unrewarded, but desert, Beggar 'd by fools, whom still he found too late He had his jest, and they had his estate. — -John Dryden, Absalom and Achitopel. In today's litigious climate, the chairman of the board and...
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