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" Proud poverty, that tinsel bravery wears ! And, like a rainbow, painted tears ! Be prudent, and the shore in prospect keep ; In a weak boat trust not the deep ; Plac'd beneath envy, above envying rise | Pity great men, great things despise. "
Chambers's pocket miscellany - Page 50
by Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1852
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...Fortune, which doft fair appear, Only to Men that (land not near ! Proud Poverty ! that tinfel Briv'ry wears, And like a Rainbow, painted Tears. Be prudent, and the Shore in Profpeft keep ; In a weak Boat truft not the Deep : Plac'd beneath Envy, above envying rife, Pity great...
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The beauties of history; or, Pictures of virtue and vice, drawn from real life

L M. Stretch - Literary Criticism - 1801
...returns no more. Ambition is the dropsy of the soul , "Whose thirst we must not yield to but controul. Be prudent, and the shore in prospect keep , In a weak boat trust not the deep :j Plac'd beneath envy , above envying rise; Pity great men , great things despise. EXAMPLES EXAMPLES....
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...fcene of fortun?, which doft fair appear Only to men that fland not near'. Proud poverty, that ticfel bravery wears ! And, like a rainbow, painted tears ! Be prudent, and the fhore in profpeft keeps In a weak boat truft not the deep ; Plac'd beneath envy, above envying rife...
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Cowley. Denham. Milton. Butler. Rochester. Roscommon. Otway. Waller. Pomfret ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...fcene of fortune, which dofl fair appear Only to men that (land not near ! Proud poverty, that tinfel bravery wears ! And, like a rainbow, painted tears! Be prudent, and the more in profpeft keep} In a weak boat truft not the deep : Plac'd beneath envy, above envying rife...
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The Works of Abraham Cowley, Volume 3

Abraham Cowley, Samuel Johnson, John Aikin - English literature - 1806
...speaking loud), Whilst it begins, concludes its violent race, And where it gilds, it wounds the place. Oh scene of fortune, which dost fair appear Only to men...prospect keep ; In a weak boat trust not the deep ; Plac'd beneath envy, above envying rise | Pity great men, great things despise. The wise example...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volume 3

Abraham Cowley, Richard Hurd, Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1809
...speaking loud), Whilst it begins, concludes its violent race, And where it gilds, it wounds the place. Oh scene of fortune, which dost fair appear Only to men...prospect keep ; In a weak boat trust not the deep ; Plac'd beneath envy, above envying rise ; Pity great men, great things despise. The wise example...
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The works of Mr. A. Cowley: in prose and verse, Volume 3

Abraham Cowley, S. Johnson - English poetry - 1809
...speaking loud), Whilst it begins, concludes its violent race, And where it gilds, it wounds the place. Oh scene of fortune, which dost fair appear Only to men...shore in prospect keep ; In a weak boat trust not the ckep ; Plac'd beneath envy, above envying rise 5 Pity great men, great things despise. The wise example...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 7

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...speaking loud) Whilst it begins, concludes its violent race, And where it gilds, it wounds the place. Oh scene of fortune, which dost fair appear Only to men...prospect keep ; In a weak boat trust not the deep ; Plac'd beneath envy, above envying rise ; Pity great men, great things despise. The wise example...
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The British Prose Writers: Cowley's essays. Shenstone's essays

British prose literature - 1821
...sneaking loud) Whilst it begins, concludes its violent race, And where it gilds, it wounds the place. Oh scene of fortune, which dost fair appear Only to men...bravery wears ! And, like a rainbow, painted tears ! * Thou deal'st in other men's affairs.] Properly so, and "till more inexcusably than the meddling...
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The inheritance, Volume 2

Susan Ferrier - Fiction - 1824
...never could have held it up again if he had been detected with a volume in his hand. CHAPTER XI. Oh ! scene of fortune which dost fair appear Only to men that stand not near ! COWLET. AND now visions of earthly bliss of pomp of power of pleasure, began to float...
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