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" Of these the false Achitophel was first, A name to all succeeding ages curst: For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit; Restless, unfixed in principles and place, In power unpleased, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery... "
The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent Divines ... - Page 151
by Francis Wrangham - 1816
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...throne, Were rais'd in power and public office high ; Strong bands, if bunds ungrateful men could tie. For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, imfiv'd hi principles and place, In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery soul, which, working...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...extraordinary personage. Anecd. vol.vp 54. J . 3 [Dryden characterizes him in his well-known satire; " For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit: Restless, unfixt in principles and place ; In pow'r unpleas'd, impatient of disgrace. in him to brag that Cromwell...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...of Shaftesbury in Hudibras, Part iii. Canto 2. Dryden characterizes him in his well-known satire: " For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; AN T OXY AN n L. K v C oor B n. , erf' in him to brag that Cromwell would have made him king: the...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...VII. Were raised in power and public office high ; Strong bands, if bands ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitophel * was first ; A name...counsels fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Kestless, unfixed in principles and place; In power unpleased, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery soul,...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...high ; Strong bands, if bands ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitophel * was first ; "K A name to all succeeding ages curst : For close designs,...Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless, unfixed in principles and place; In power unpleased, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery soul, which, working...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...throne, Were rais'd in power and public office high ; Strong bands, if bands ungrateful men could tie. For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious,...wit; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place, In pow'r uupleas'd, impatient of disgrace ; A fiery sonl, which, working out its way, 1 Fretted the pigmy...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...throne, Were rais'd in |>ow'r and jniUic orlicc high ; Strong bands, if bands ungrateful men could lie. d him twice: To the same life none ever twice awoke....though still more rapid in its flow ; Nor mark the ; Hcsiless, unfix'd in principles and place; In pow'r ilnpleas'd, impatient of disgrace: A fiery attul,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1832
...(with some reservation, however,) as Dryden did of his predecessor — ' Of these the false Achitoplicl was first — A name to all succeeding ages curst;...fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit; Restless, unfixed in principles and place, In power unpleased, impatient of disgrace But praise deserved no enemy...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...pnhlic oflice kigni Strong bands, 'it bands ongrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitnphel was first; A name to all succeeding ages curst: For close designs and crooked couusclt fit; Sagacious, hold, and turbulent of nit ; Restless, unfix' d in principles and place; In...
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Waller, Butler, Rochester, Roscommon, Otway, Pomfret, Dorset, Stepney, J ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...throne, Were rais'il in pmrer and public office high; Strong bands, if band^ ungrateful men could tie. Of these the false Achitophel was first; A name to all succeeding aces curst: For close designs, and crooked counsels fit; Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit ; Restless,...
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