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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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Memoirs of John Dryden

Walter Scott - 1826 - 277 pages
...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...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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Memoirs of John Dryden, Volumes 1-2

Walter Scott - 1826
...rarely hit, 'Tis under such a nasty rubbish laid, To find it out's the cinder-woman's trade ; \Vho for the wretched remnants of a fire, Must toil all...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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Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1827
...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 miscellaneous prose works of sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart [prose, collected]) - 1827
...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 Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: In Six ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1829 - 323 pages
...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...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 Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - Authors, English - 1834
...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...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 Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1834
...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...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: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...almost as well as me. Sometimes he has some humour, never wit, And if it rarely, very rarely, hit, *T is under so much 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....
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Literary and Historical Memorials of London, Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1847
...as well as me. Sometimes he has some humour ; never wit And if it rarely, — very rarely, — hit, 'Tis under so much nasty rubbish laid, To find it...of a fire, Must toil all day in ashes and in mire. The " Essay on Satire >! was supposed to be the joint production of Dryden, and of John Sheffield,...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 8

Walter Scott - 1847
...nasly rubbish laid To find it out 't the cinder-woman's trade ; Who for the wretched remnants of afire. Must toil all day in ashes and in mire. So lewdly dull hiflidlc works appear, The wretched text deserves no comments hen i Where one poor ВМШ sometimes...
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