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" How charming is divine Philosophy! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns. "
Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their ... - Page 162
by Samuel Johnson - 1854
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808
...you have not : so here I left it." CHAP. in. 1 OF LOGIC. % •* How charming is divine philosophy 1 " Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, " But musical as is AťOLLO'S lute." MILTOIJ. \_ HERE is not any part of learning so little understood, and of course so...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1809
...faculty he possessed. He justified the description of the poet, " How charming is divine philosophy ! " Not harsh and crabbed as dull fools suppose, " But musical as is Apollo's lute !" Those who object to thig union of grace and beauty with reason, ire in fact weak-sighted people,...
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A Satirical View of London

John Corry - London (England) - 1809 - 216 pages
...pitfalls of error and despair. 144 FEMALE PHILOSOPHERS. Han charming is divine philosophy ! Not sour and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute. -, MIMO-S, *' There is nothing new under the sun," was the observation of a Jewish sage; but bad he...
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Cowley, Denham, Milton

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...carnal sensuality To a degenerate and degraded state. Sec. Br. How charming is divine philosophy ! Not harsh, and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, \Vhere no crude surfeit reigns. Ei. Br. List, list; I hear...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Thomas Browne (LL.D.) - Oratory - 1810
...ifcvxfu have not : so here I rest it." CHAPTER HI. OF LOGIC. " How charming is divine philosophy ! " Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, " But musical as is APOLLO'S lute." MILTOJT. A HERE is not any part of learning so little understood, and of course so much neglected,...
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Paradise regained. An account of Cowper's writings, relating to Milton. A ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...sensuality To a degenerate and degraded state. Second Brother. How charming is divine Phi* losophy! Not harsh, and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns. Elder Brother. List, list;...
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Cowper's Milton [the poetical works, with life, notes and tr. by W. Cowper ...

John Milton - 1810
...sensuality To a degenerate and degraded state. Second Brother. How charming is divine Philosophy ! Not harsh, and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns. Elder Brother. List, list...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - Theology, Doctrinal - 1811
...make the other speaker in the scene cry out, as in a fit of extasy, How charming is divine philosophy! Not harsh, and crabbed, as dull fools suppose^ But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns — The very ideas which Lord...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Volume 3

Joseph Addison - 1811
...conversation ; but to raise our ideas of that charming philosophy, which is the subject of it— • " Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute " MILTON. had ever heard. They put me in mind of those heavenly airs that are played to the departed...
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The Spectator

Joseph Addison, Richard Hurd - 1811
...conversation ; but to raise our ideas of that charming philosophy, which is the subject of it — " Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute " MILToN. had ever heard. They put me in mind of those heavenly airs that are played to the departed...
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