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" Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wisely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains... "
Poems on Several Occasions - Page 34
by Christopher Smart - 1752 - 230 pages
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Spencer to Crabbe

Oxford library of English poetry - English poetry - 1990
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Critical Theory Since Plato

Hazard Adams - Aesthetics. - 1992 - 1271 pages
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The Top 500 Poems

William Harmon - American poetry - 1992 - 1132 pages
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Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - Medical - 1993 - 737 pages
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Horace for Students of Literature: The "Ars Poetica" and Its Tradition

Professor O B Hardison - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 395 pages
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The Commerce of Everyday Life: Selections from "The Tatler" and "The Spectator"

Joseph Addison, Richard Steele - History - 1998 - 617 pages
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...that point where sense and dullness meet. Nature to all things fixed the limits fit, And wisely curbed proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails; Where...
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Singing Masters: Poets in English, 1500 to the Present

Russell A. Fraser - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 261 pages
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The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron

Fredric V. Bogel - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 262 pages
...different light on the notion of human limitation: Nature to all things fix'd the Limits fit, And wisely curb'd proud Man's pretending Wit: As on the Land...here the Ocean gains, In other Parts it leaves wide sandy Plains; Thus in the Soul while Memory prevails, The solid Pow'r of Understanding fails; Where...
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Classic Writings on Poetry

William Harmon - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 538 pages
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