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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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Essays Biographical and Critical: Chiefly on English Poets

David Masson - 1856 - 475 pagina’s
...Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit; Restless, unfix'd in principles and place; In power unpleased, impatient of disgrace; A fiery soul, which, working...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." Or, in the...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856
...disgrace ; A fiery soul, which, working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'er-informed4 the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity...unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wit. Great wits5 are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why...
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ESSAYS, CRITICAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

T. BABINGTON MAOAULAY - 1856
...striking features. Ahiihophel is one of the " great wits tc ma^ :.«ss near allied." And again— 14 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

John Dryden - 1856 - 524 pagina’s
...high; From pardon'd rebels kinsmen to the throne, Strong bands, if bands ungrateful men could tie. Pleased with the danger, when the waves went high...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 LITERATURE AND THE LITERARY MEN OF Great Britain and Ireland

ABRAHAM MILLS, A.M. - 1856
...o'er-informed the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity; Pleas'd with the danger, when the waves went 1 He sought the storms ; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast his wi Great wits are sure to madness near allied, And thin partitions do their bounds divide ; Else why...
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - 1857 - 412 pagina’s
...disgrace ; A fiery soul which working out its way, Fretted the pigmy body to decay, And o'erinformed the tenement of clay. A daring pilot in extremity,..."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. In friendship...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1858 - 744 pagina’s
...most striking features. Ahithophel is one of the " great wit? lo mat? inns near allied." And again — "A daring pilot In extremity. Pleased with the danger...storms ; but for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the saride lo bout big wit."* The dates of the two poems will, we think, expiai» this discrepancy. The...
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Essays, Critical and Miscellaneous

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1859 - 744 pagina’s
...again— " A daring pilot In extremity, Pleased with the danger when the wavei went high, He sought tile storms ; but for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sands to boast bb wit."* The dates of the two poems will, we think, explain this discrepancy. The third part of ЯиА'/я-«»...
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Critical, Historical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1860
...most striking features. Ahithophel 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." ' 1 1t has never, we believe, been remarked, that two of the most striking lines In the description...
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Critical, Historical, and Miscellaneous Essays and Poems, Volumes 3-4

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay, Edwin Percy Whipple - 1860
...most striking features. Ahithophel is one of the " great wits to madness near allied." And again — " A daring pilot in extremity, Pleased with the danger...storms; but, for a calm unfit, Would steer too nigh the sauds to boast his wit." l 1 It has never, we believe, been remarked, thnt two of the most striving...
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