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" Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's pleasure : Rich the treasure, Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. Soothed with the sound the king grew vain; Fought all his battles o'er again, And thrice he routed all his foes,... "
The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ... - Pagina 268
1843
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The Anatomy of a Game: Football, the Rules, and the Men who Made the Game

David M. Nelson - 1994 - 599 pagina’s
...and the character of the game was changing. Fourth Quarter Grass Basketball and a Safer Game Sooth'd with the sound, the king grew vain Fought all his...routed all his foes, And thrice he slew the slain. — John Dryden, Alexander's Feast 17 John Waldorf's Era, 1968-1975 NCAA Football Rules Committee Is...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - 1997 - 584 pagina’s
...years. Here the past dominates, rather than the present of Dryden's earlier verse. CHORUS: Bacchus' blessings are a treasure; Drinking is the soldier's...routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain. All, all of a piece throughout: Thy chase had a beast in view; Thy wars brought nothing about; Thy...
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The Sacred Wood and Major Early Essays

T. S. Eliot - 1997 - 130 pagina’s
...magnificence, as in "Alexander's Feast": — Sooth 'd with the sound the king grew vain; Fought all his hattles o'er again; And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain. The great advantage of Dryden over Milton is that while the former is always in control of his ascent,...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pagina’s
...Protector of England. Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches, Thomas Carlyle (1846). Letter, Sept. 1643. 6 Drinking is the soldier's pleasure; Rich the treasure;...Sweet the pleasure; Sweet is pleasure after pain. JOHN DRYDEN, (1631-1700) British poet, dramatist, critic. "Alexander's Feast," I. 57-60 (1697). 7 Rogues,...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 636 pagina’s
...Alexander's Feast, tells us: Bacchus, ever fair and young, Drinking joys did first ordain; Bacchus' blessings are a treasure, Drinking is the soldier's...Sweet the pleasure. Sweet is pleasure after pain. From Bacchus came bay, another name for laurel, the leaves of which were made into a wreath, or crown...
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The Major Works

John Dryden - 2003 - 967 pagina’s
...breath; he comes, he comes. c Bacchus, ever fair and young, Drinking joys did first ordain; Bacchus' blessings are a treasure. Drinking is the soldier's...Sweet the pleasure, Sweet is pleasure after pain. CHORUS Bacchus' blessings are a treasure. Drinhing is the soldier's pleasure; Rich the treasure. Sweet...
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The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose

T. S. Eliot - 2006 - 270 pagina’s
...Sometimes the wit appears as a delicate flavour to the magnificence, as in "Alexander's Feast": Sooth'd with the sound the king grew vain; Fought all his...thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain.23 elected a perch from which he cannot afford to fall, and from which he is in danger of slipping....
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