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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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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1855 - 658 pages
...almost as well as me. Sometimes he has some humour, never wit, And if it rarely, very rarely, bit, 'Tis under so much nasty rubbish laid, To find it...cinderwoman's trade ; Who for the wretched remnants of a fire, 2eo Must toil all day in ashes and in mire. So lewdly dull his idle works appear, The wretched texts...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1867 - 445 pages
...never wit,, And if it rarely, very rarely, hit, 'Tia under so much nasty rubbish laid, To find it out's not strives, Dies by degrees, and by degrees revives....7 Of various parts a perfect whole is wrought : T mira So lewdly dull his idle works appear, The wretched texts deserve no comments here : Where one...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Walter Scott - Demonology - 1869
...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 Book of Authors: A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Mts, Personal ...

William Clark Russell - Authors, English - 1871 - 516 pages
...want of wit. — Dryden. Sometimes he has some humour, never wit, And if it rarely, very rarely, hit ; 'Tis under so much nasty rubbish laid To find it out 's the cinder-woman's trade.1 — Ibid. His poetical genius is justly celebrated by Voltaire. — Dr. Maelaine. Rochester...
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The poetical works of John Dryden, ed. by C.C. Clarke

John Dryden - 1874
...almost 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...cinderwoman's trade ; Who for the wretched remnants of a fire, 260 Must toil all day in ashes and in mire. So lewdly dull his idle works appear, The wretched texts...
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The Book of Authors: A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Mts, Personal ...

William Clark Russell - Authors, English - 1876 - 516 pages
...wit. — Dryden. Sometimes he has some humour, never wit, And if it rarely, very rarely, hit ; "Pis under so much nasty rubbish laid To find it out 's the cinder-woman's trade.1 — Ibid. His poetical genius is justly celebrated by Voltaire. — Dr. Maelaine. Rochester...
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The Works of John Dryden: Poetical works

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1892
...rubbish laid, To find it out's the cinderwoman's trade, Who, for the wretched remnants of a fire, 260 Must toil all day in ashes and in mire. 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: Illustrated, with Notes, Historical ..., Volume 15

John Dryden - 1892
...rubbish laid, To find it out's the cinderwoman's trade, Who, for the wretched remnants of a fire, 260 Must toil all day in ashes and in mire. 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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Poems on Affairs of State: Augustan Satirical Verse, 1660-1714

George deF. Lord - Poetry - 1963 - 536 pages
...wit, And if it ever (very rarely) hit, 'Tis under so much nasty rubbish laid, 260 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 comment here, 265 Where one poor thought's sometimes left all alone For a whole page...
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