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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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The Art of Reading, Or, Rules for the Attainment of a Just and Correct ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1826 - 68 pages
...all the harmony will be lost. EXAMPLE. Nature to all things fix'd 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 ; Tims in the soul, while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails; Where...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 133 pages
...that point where sense and duliiess meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wisely curb M the present of the promised vase; The coursers, for the champaign sport n other parts it leaves wide sandy plainę; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...mark that point where sense and dulness meet. 51 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 ; 55 Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails ;...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...mark that point where sense and dulness meet. Nature to all tiiings 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 power of understanding fails ; Where...
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The American Orator's Own Book: Or, The Art of Extemporaneous Public ...

Oratory - 1836 - 328 pages
...almost all the harmony will be lost. Thus : 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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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...mark that point where sense and dulneiw meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wisely ise ; And huild on wants, and on defects of mind, The joy, the peace, the glor Tliat most men are bom In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains; Thus in the soul while memory prevails,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wisely curb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on tile ne that temperance advance, Cramm'd to the throat with ortolan sandy plains ; Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid power of understanding fails ; Where...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847
...mark that point where sense and dulness meet. 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 ; 55 Thus in the Soul while memory prevails, The solid pow'r of understanding fails ;...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 pages
...mark that point where sense and dulness meet. 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 power of understanding fails ; Where...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...mark that point where sense and dulness meet. 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 power of understanding fails ; Where...
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