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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 British Poets, Volume 2

1866
...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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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with life of the author and notes by J ...

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 526 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. 210 If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...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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Religious Emblems and Allegories: A Series of Engravings, with Suitable ...

Rev. William Holmes - Allegories - 1868 - 247 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." A man becomes possessed of a little gold, and he all at once becomes blind, or at least he...
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Religious emblems and allegories, a series of engravings

rev. William Holmes - 1868
...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.'* A man becomes possessed of a little gold, and he all at once becomes blind, or at least he...
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The Round Table

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1869 - 222 pages
...common sense, And than turn critics in their own defence."--/. 28, 29. " Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense." — /. 209, 10. " Some by old words to fame have made pretence, Ancients in phrase, mere moderns...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 18

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...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. If once right reason drives that cloud away Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...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 : If once right reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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Essays on Poetry

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1901 - 266 pages
...common-sense, And then turn critics in their own defence. " — //. 28, 29. " Pride, where wit fails, steps in to our defence, And fills up all the mighty void of sense. " — //. 209, 210. " Some by old words to fame have made pretence, Ancients in phrase, mere...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1903 - 672 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: ю If once right Reason drives that cloud away, Truth breaks upon us with resistless day. Trust...
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