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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1796
...depth, but be difcreet, 50 And mark that point where fenle and dulnefs meet. Nature to al! tilings fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending...plains ; 55 Thus in the foul while memory prevails, The folk! pow'r of under/landing (ails; Where beams of warm imagination play, The memory's foft figures...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1796 - 1008 pages
...depth, but be dilcrect, And marls that point where lenlcnncl dulncfsmcct. Natureto all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending wit: As on the land while here the eccsn g-.iins, In other parts it leaves wide lamty plains ; Thus in the foul while memory prevails,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...depth, but be difcreet, 50 And mark that point where fenfe and dullnefs meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending...parts it leaves wide fandy plains ; 55 Thus in the Soul while memory prevails, The folid pow'r of underflanding fails ; Where NOTES. heightens the fatire,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes, Complete. With ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1797
...depth, but be difcreet, 50 And mark that point where fenfe and dullnefs meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending...parts it leaves wide fandy plains ; 55 Thus in the Soul while memory prevails, The folid pow'r of understanding fails ; Where NOTES. heightens the fatire,...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1799 - 398 pages
...much of the diftin&nefs, and almoft all the harmony, will be loft. EXAMPLE. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending...gains, • In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains ; Thus in the foul, while memory prevails, The folid pow'r of underftanding fails ; Where beams of...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 392 pages
...lost. EXAMPLE. Nature to all things fix'cl the limits fit, And wisely curb'd proud man's pretending wk; 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 pow'r of understanding fails } Where...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 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 ; 5$ Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid pow'r of understanding fails ;...
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The Whole Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: Including His Translations ...

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 479 pages
...liullnefs meet. 51 Nature to all thing? fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretcrdirg wit : As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide faudy pUins ; 55 Thus in the foul while memory prevails, The fob'd power of undcrftanding fails ; Where...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1806
...depth, but be difcreet, 50 And mark that point where fenfe and dulnefs meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely curb'd proud man's pretending...gains, In other parts it leaves wide fandy plains j 55 Thus in the Soul while memory prevails, The folid pow'r of underftanding fails j Where NOTES....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Memoirs of the life and writings of Pope ...

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...that point where fenfe and dulnefs meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wifely eurb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here...parts it leaves wide fandy plains ; 55 Thus in the Soul while memory prevails, The folid pow'r of underftanding fails $ Where NOTES. of the Nile. Pope...
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