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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 Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 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 while here the ocean gains, Jn other parts it leaves wide sandy plainsj Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid pow'r...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807
...that point where sense and dulnt-ss meet. Nature to all things hVd-the limits fit, And wisely curh'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves wide sandy plains: 5J 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: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...mark that point where sense and duluess meet. Nature to all things fis'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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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...that point where sense and dnlness meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wisely cnrb'd 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 Memoirs of the Life, and Writings of Percival Stockdale ..., Volume 2

Percival Stockdale - Authors - 1809
...of the elegant, and judicious critick. 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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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...dulness meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wisely curb'd prond man's pretending wit. Aa 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 pow'r of understanding fails ; Where...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810 - 597 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; 55 thus in the soul while memory prevails, the solid pow'r of understanding fails; where...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

Abraham Cowley - 1810 - 220 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 pow'r of understanding fails; where...
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Elements of Elocution: In which the Principles of Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1810 - 379 pages
...almost all the harmony will be lost. EXAMPLE. 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 ;...
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Smart, Wilkie, P. Whitehead, Fawkes, Lovibond, Harte, Langhorne, Goldsmith ...

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...that point where sense and dulness meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits til, And wisely cuvb'd proud man's pretending wit. As on the land while here the ocean gains, In other parts it leaves \vidu sandy plains. Thus in thesuul, while memory prevails, The solid pow'r of understanding fails...
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