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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 Westminster Review, Volume 8

English literature - 1827
...study of Political Economy, important as we have shown it to be to the well-being of mankind, is " Not harsh and crabbed as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute." As an instance of the interest which may be communicated to topics of this kind, by a dexterous method...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 1

Books - 1820
...infirmite's ne'cessaires et qu'ils n'ont pu s'empe'cher de contracter." " How charming is divine Philosophy ! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose ; But musical as is Apollo's lute." That this author is a friend to the best interests of humanity, we have no hesitation in saying ; and...
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The Athenaeum, Volume 2

1828
...improving, if it be possible, the wonderful talent*. POPULAR SCIENCE. ' How charming is divine philosophy, Not harsh and crabbed as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Appollo's lute.' .Vi7/o/i'j Paradise Regained. I.— ANIMATED NATURE. 1. ANIMAL MECHANICS. Singular...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...pleasures, idle dreams, and occasional amusements. — Steele. MLXXI. 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. MLXXII. What can an...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...pleasures, idle dreams, and occasional amusements.—Steele. MLXXI. 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. Mitton. MLXXII. What can an...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 15

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...with nectared ; and, as a substantive, a fruit of the plum kind. 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 ncctartd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reigns. Hilton. To their supper-fruits...
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The baptist Magazine

1830
...and scarcely any thing else, and lives to adorn its doctrines. How charming is divine philosophy ! Not harsh and crabbed as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lute, Perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no crude surfeit reign». " It is a faithful saying and worthy...
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On genius, in which it is attempted to be proved that there is no mental ...

William Grisenthwaite - Genius - 1830 - 86 pages
...Philosophy in general, as the Poet with perfect truth, exclaimed " 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." Having shown that the direct...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1830
...sacredness and sublimity of its character, we are ready to exclaim — " How charming is Divine philosophy ! Not harsh and crabbed, as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Apollo's lyre." But I observe, thirdly, as exhibiting the obligations of genius more generally considered, that...
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The Salisbury Guide: Comprising the History and Antiquities of Old Sarum ...

James Easton - 1830 - 94 pages
...the utility of the refined 'indies to which his life had been dedicated.. Philosophy is shown to be Not harsh and crabbed as dull fools suppose, But musical as is Appollo's lute, And a perpetual feast of nectar'd sweets, Where no rude surfeits reign. The last work...
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