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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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A general critical grammar of the Inglish language, on a system novel and ...

Samuel Oliver (jun.) - 1825
...comprises a Pyrrhick, an Iambus, an Anapest, two Iambuses : How charm'|ing is | divine' | philos'|ophy ! Not harsh', | and crab'|bed, as | dull' fools' | suppose', But mu'|sical | as is' | Apol'|lo's lute', And a | perpet'|ual feast' | of nec'|tar'd sweets'. Sect. 7. — Mixed Alexandrine Verse. The Mixed...
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An extensive inquiry into the ... questions, what it is to preach Christ ...

Richard Lloyd - 1825
...harmony in the life, which constitutes the moral beauty of virtue. ' 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.' MILTON. * The substance...
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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder ([pseud.]) - 1825 - 228 pages
...corrected by our great, and learned, and philo. sophical Poet— . 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 sweet, Where no crude surfeit reigns. Miltnn's Comut. Men of Phlegm....
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The Art of Preserving the Hair: On Philosophical Principles

Art, Author of Art of improving the voice - Hair - 1825 - 260 pages
...smooth and level as we can, and cause you to exclaim with Milton — How charming is divine philosophy ! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose ; But musical as is Apollo's lute. COMUS. I.— ANATOMY AND DESCRIPTION OF THE HAIR. As it is impossible to understand the nature and...
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Precept and example, in the instructive letters of eminent men to their ...

Precept - Great Britain - 1825 - 272 pages
...truly delightful, that we might exclaim, in his own words — How charming is divine Philosophy ! Nor harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets. — There is in it nothing more remarkable than the fact...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Rationalism - 1826
...would rather " hear a cat mew or an axle-tree grate," than hear a man talk philosophy by the hour — 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. He was emphatically called...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...carnal 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 Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 1

William Hazlitt - 1826
...would rather " hear a cat mew or an axle-tree grate," than hear a man talk philosophy by the hour — 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. He was emphatically called...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Aesthetics - 1826 - 472 pages
...would rather " hear a cat mew or an axle-tree grate," than hear a man talk philosophy by the hour — 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. He was emphatically called...
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An Annual Discourse Before the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts ...

Henry Dilworth Gilpin - Art - 1827 - 58 pages
...and deserts us not in death, ever at hand to protect and to bless. So 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. Such was the philosophy of...
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