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" This picture, placed these busts between, Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. "
The Quarterly Review - Pagina 347
geredigeerd door - 1912
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 52

1807
...which concludes wilh these lines: — ' The stifhtp plac'ri tlio busts between, * Adds to (lie entire strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length.' " Xnsh was, however, useful in bis particular department, asa preserver of order and decency Ħu those...
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Anthologia: A Collection of Epigrams, Ludicrous Epitaphs, Sonnets, Tales ...

1807 - 218 pagina’s
...e'er penn'da joke More cruel on mankind. The picture plac'd the busts between Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. AN Irish footman, carrying a basket of game from his master to a friend, waited some time for the customary...
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Poems

Elijah Barwell Impey - 1811 - 275 pagina’s
...gave rise to the following Epigram:— The Statue plac'd these Rusts between, Gives Satire all it's strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen ; But Folly at full length. Ibid. (5) The Lower Assembly-Rooms which were hired by the Gentlemen of the Bath Club for the sumptuous...
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A Selection of English Epigrams: Extracted Principally from the British and ...

1812 - 156 pagina’s
...e'er penn'da joke More cruel on mankind. The picture plac'd the busts between, Gives satire all its strength ; Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length. XXI. In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow, Hast...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 10

1821 - 488 pagina’s
...between two busts of Locke and Pope : " This picture plac'd these buiti between, Give Satire its whole strength, Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." Urbanity is an indigenous plant of England. An able translator will do his best to be as just to his...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 91,Deel 2

1821 - 728 pagina’s
...between two busts of Locke and Pope : "Thii picture plac'd these busts between, Give Satire itf whole strength, Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." Urbanity is an indigenous plant of England. An able translator will do his best tu be as just to his...
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The Ladies' pocket magazine

1829
...subject, concluding with the following lines: — The Statue plac'd the Busts between Adds to the satire strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. The charity of Nash was extensive, and often well applied : in 1739, when a very hard winter pressed...
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The Poetical Note-book and Epigrammatic Museum: Containing More Than One ...

George Wentworth - 1824 - 376 pagina’s
...e'er penned a joke More cruel on mankind. The picture placed the busts between, Gives satire all its strength ; Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at full length. SIMPLICITY EXEMPLIFIED. When Dr. Percy jirst published his collection of Ancient English Ballads, he...
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The English Spy: An Original Work, Characteristic, Satirical, and ..., Volume 2

Charles Molloy Westmacott - 1826 - 520 pagina’s
...the pen of the witty earl of Chesterfield. ' ' The statue plac'd the busts between Adds satire to the strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." Such is the attachment of man to the recollections of any thing associated with pleasure, that it is...
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The British Magazine, Volume 1

1830 - 826 pagina’s
...occasion this celebrated epigram : — " This statue — placed the busts between— Adds to my satire strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." The impropriety of such an arrangement was so obvious, that subsequently the busts were removed, and...
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