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" A daring pilot in extremity; Pleased with the danger, when the waves went high He sought the storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. "
The Life of John Locke - Pagina 137
door Henry Richard Fox Bourne - 1876
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London and its celebrities, a second series of literary and historical ...

John Heneage Jesse - 1850
...disgrace . A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy-body to decay, And o'er-informed the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity,...unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. After Lord Shaftesbury's final dismissal from office, it was at his house iu Aldersgate Street that...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1850
...most striking features. Ahithophel is one of the "great wits to madness near allied." And again — x "A daring pilot in extremity. Pleased with the danger...Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit." * ' The dates of the two poems will, we think, explain this discrepancy. The third part of Hudibras...
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Critical and Historical Essays: Lord Bacon. Sir William Temple. Gladstone on ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1850
...most striking features. Ahithopel is one of the " great wits to madness near allied." And again — "A daring pilot in extremity, Pleased with the danger...Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit."* The dates of the two poems will, we think, explain this discrepancy. The third part of Hudibras appeared...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1850
...several respects, in A daring pilot, in extremity; Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went highx He sought the storms ; but for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. I iut a new light in the world. They will show that he had no hand in the Duchess of Orleans's treaty,...
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The works of William Cowper, with a life of the author, by the editor R. Southey

William Cowper - 1850
...daring pilot in extremity ; Pleased with the danger when the waves went high He sought the storm ; but for a calm unfit Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide. Give the exact...
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Life of Algernon Sidney: With Sketches of Some of His Contemporaries and ...

George Van Santvoord - 1851 - 334 pagina’s
...disgrace; A fiery soul, which working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er informed the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity...unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. * * * * * In friendship false, implacable in hate, Resolved to ruin or to rule the state, To compass...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1851
...pigmy body to decay, And o'er-informed the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity ; Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went high, He sought...unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why should...
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THE LIVES OF THE LORD CHANCELLORSAND KEEPERS OF THE GREAT SEAL OF ENGLAND

JOHN LORD CAMPBELL, LL.D. F.R.S.E. - 1851
...unpleaVd impatient of disgrace : A daring pilot in extremity, Pleased with the danger when the waves ran high, He sought the storms; but for a calm unfit. Would steer too near the sands to boast his wit. In friendship false, implacable in hate, Rcsolv'd to ruin or to rule...
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The Lives of the Lords Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England ...

John Campbell Baron Campbell - 1851
...impatient of disgrace : A daring pilot in extremity, Pleased with the danger when the waves ran bigh. He sought the storms; but for a calm unfit. Would steer too ne.ir the samls to boast his wit. In friendship false, implacable in hatu, Kcsolv'd to ruin or to rule...
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The Modern British Essayists: Macaulay, T.B. Essays

1852
...most striking features. Ahithophel is one of the " great wits tc madness near allied." And again — 'A daring pilot In extremity. Pleased with the danger...for a calm unfit. Would steer too nigh the sands to boait bis wit."* The dates of the two poems will, we think. explain this discrepancy. The third part...
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