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" She gives in large recruits of needful pride ; For, as in bodies, thus in souls we find, What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. "
Poems on Several Occasions - Page 46
by Christopher Smart - 1752 - 230 pages
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THE CHRISTIAN'S PENNY MAGAZINE

the christians - 1836
...nature has in worth denied, She gives in large recruits of needful pride ; Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. Lnndon : Printed by JAMES 8. HODSON, »t liii re»idenft, N.15, Cro«« Street, nation Uarikn....
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Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e ..., Volumes 5-6

Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind: Pride, where Wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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My school-boy days

My school-boy days - 1844
...so in souls we find, What wants in blood and spirits swells in wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense: In pride, in reasoning pride, our error lies, All quit their sphere or rush into the skies :...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...in souls we find What wants in blood and spirits, filled with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...sense, And then turns critics in their own defence."—I. 28, 29. '' Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense."—I. 209, 10. " Some by old words to fame have made pretence, Ancients in phrase, mere moderns...
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Lectures on the English Comic Writers

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1845 - 222 pages
...sense, And then turns critics in their own defence." — I. 28, 29. " Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense." — I, 209, 10. " Some by old words to fame have made pretence, Ancients in phrase, mere moderns...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847
...in the Essay on Man : " And each vacuity of sense by Pride." Ver. 209. Pride, where Wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense.] A very sensible French writer makes the following remark on this species of Pride : " Un homme...
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A Grammar of the English Language: For the Use of Common Schools, Academies ...

Edward J. Hallock - English language - 1849 - 250 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind, Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense;. 2. If once "right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day....
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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