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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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...thus in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swell'd with wind Pride, when Wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. If once right reason drives that clond away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits, swelled with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. 10 If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless sway. Trust...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...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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Sabbath Laws and Sabbath Duties: Considered in Relation to Their Natural and ...

Robert Cox - Freedom of religion - 1853 - 598 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirit, swelled with wind : Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense." As it is with individuals, so with communities : " the most ignorant nation*," says Goldsmith,...
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Religious Emblems and Allegories: A Series of Engravings, Designed to ...

William Holmes - Allegories - 1854 - 395 pages
...of needful pride ; For as in bodies, thus in fouls, we find What wants in blood and fpirits, fwelled with wind ; Pride, where wit fails, fteps in to our...defence, And fills up all the mighty void of fenfe." A man becomes pofleffed of a little gold, and he all at once becomes blind, or at leaft he fees things...
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Religious Emblems and Allegories: A Series of Engravings, Designed to ...

William Holmes - Allegories - 1854 - 395 pages
...of needful pride ; For as in bodies, thus in fouls, we find What wants in blood and fpirits, fwelled with wind ; Pride, where wit fails, fteps in to our...defence, And fills up all the mighty void of fenfe." A man becomes poflefled of a little gold, and he all at once becomes blind, or at leaft he fees things...
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A Grammar of the English Language: For the Use of Common Schools, Academies ...

Eduard J. Hallock - English language - 1854 - 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. Trust...
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The Miscellaneous Works, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1854
...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 scnse."-4. 209, 10. " Some by old words to fame have made pretence, Ancients in phrase, mere moderns...
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Principal Points of Difference, Between the Old and New Christian Churches

Louisa W. Ogden Turner - New Jerusalem Church - 1856 - 186 pages
...in souls, we find What wants in blood and spirits swell'd with wind j 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...souls, we find Wlmt wants in Wood and spirits, swell'd with wind. Pride, •where Wil 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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