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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 Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1822 - 436 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 ;...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1823 - 373 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 ; Where...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...mark that point where sense and dulnees meet. Nature to all things fix'd the limits fit, And wisely 824 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, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...general meaning, and caution us against going 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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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...general meaning, and caution us against going 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 British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...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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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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