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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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King's College Lectures on Elocution: Or, The Physiology and Culture of ...

Charles John Plumptre - Elocution - 1881 - 487 pages
...other pauses than those marked by the printer. 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The Works of Alexander Pope: Including Several Hundred Unpublished Letters ...

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871
...that point where sense and dulness 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 pow'r of understanding fails ;' Where...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1893 - 505 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...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 Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1903 - 672 pages
...Sense and Dulness meet. too? Nature to all things fix'd the limits ft, And wisely curb'd proud mini'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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Introduction to English Literature, with Suggestions for Further Reading and ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1905 - 700 pages
...that point where sense and dulness 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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The Rape of the Lock: And Other Poems

Alexander Pope - Catholics - 1906 - 157 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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Introduction to English Literature: With Suggestions for Further Reading and ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - English literature - 1906 - 700 pages
...that point where sense and dulness 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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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...that pointlwhere sense and dulness 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; 55 Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid pow'r of understanding fails; Where...
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A Collection of Eighteenth Century Verse

Margaret Lynn - English poetry - 1907 - 484 pages
...that point where sense and dulness 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; 55 Thus in the soul while memory prevails, The solid pow'r of understanding fails; Where...
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Century Readings for a Course in English Literature

John William Cunliffe, James Francis Augustin Pyre, Karl Young - English literature - 1911 - 1143 pages
...that point where sense and dulness 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, 56 The solid power of understanding fails; Where...
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