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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 Humorus Poetry of the English Language, from Chaucer to Saxe

James Parton - 1884 - 689 pagina’s
...e'er penn'da 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." ON SCOTLAND. " HAD Cain been Scot, God would have changed his doom; Nor forced him wander, but confined...
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The Library of Wit and Humor, Prose and Poetry: Selected from the ..., Volume 5

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Rufus Edmonds Shapley - 1884 - 472 pagina’s
...e'er penn'da 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." EPIGRAM OF CLEVELAND. On Scotland. "Had Cain been Scot, God would changed his doom ; have EPIGRAMS...
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The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The four Georges and The English ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1885 - 416 pagina’s
...between the busts of Newton and Pope — " This picture, placed these busts between, Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." I should like to have seen the Folly. It was a splendid, embroidered, beruffled, snuff-boxed, red-heeled,...
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The Life of George Brummell, Esq., Commonly Called Beau Brummell, Volume 1

William Jesse - 1886 - 456 pagina’s
...a joke, More cruel on mankind. Beau Nas^ The picture placed the busts between, Gives Satire all her strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. Beau Nash was buried in the Abbey Church at Bath, on the 3rd February, 1761, having lived to the great...
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Complete Works, Volume 4

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1886 - 914 pagina’s
...between the busts of Newton and Pope t "This picture, placed these busts between, Gives satire nil its strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." I should like to have seen the Folly. It was a splendid, embroidered, beruffled, snuff-boxed, red-heeled,...
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Epigram Evening

1888 - 104 pagina’s
...busts of Sir Isaac Newton and Pope " This picture placed the busts between Adds to our thought much strength — Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." " An original something, fair maid, you would win me To write, but how shall I begin ? I fear there...
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The Complete Works of William Makepeace Thackeray: The four Georges ; The ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1889
...between the busts of Newton and Pope : " This picture, placed these busts between, Gives satire all its strength: Wisdom and Wit are little seen. But Folly at full length." I should like to have seen the Folly. It was a splendid, embroidered, beruffled, snuff-boxed, red-heeled,...
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Letters of Philip Dormer, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield, to His Godson and ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1890 - 448 pagina’s
...between the busts of Newton and Pope : — " This picture placed the busts between Gives satire all its strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." Or, once more, to quote a less known instance, some lines which he wrote to a young lady who wore an...
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The Wits and Beaus of Society, Volume 1

Mrs. A. T. Thomson, Philip Wharton - 1890
...Chesterfield some well-known lines : — 'This statue placed the busia be: ween Adds to the satire strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen. But Folly at full length.' * A full-length statue of Nash was placed between busts of Newton and Pope. 144 A Generous Act. Meanwhile...
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Thackeray's Works, Volume 9

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1891
...the busts of Newton and Pope : — " This picture, placed these busts between, Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." I should like to have seen the Folly. It was a splendid, embroidered, beruffled, snuff-boxed, redheeled,...
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