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" That every man, with him, was god or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art: Nothing went unrewarded, but desert. Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late: He had his jest, and they had his estate. "
Bell's Edition - Page 31
by John Bell - 1777
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...GOD or devil. In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art ; Nothing went unrewarded but desert : Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late, He...from court ; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For, spite of him, the weight of business fell On Absalom, and wise Achitophel...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...GOD or devil. In squand'ring wealth was his peculiar art ; Nothing went unrewarded but desert : Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late, He...from court ; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For, spite of him, the weight of business fell On Absalom, and wise Achitophel...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...peculiar art ; Nothing went,unrewarded but desert : Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found top late, He had his jest, and they had his estate. He laugh'd himfcelf from court ; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For, spite of...
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Poetical Works

John Dryden - 1808
...was god or devil. Ill squandering wealth was his peculiar art ; Nothing went unrewarded, but desert: Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late ;...from Court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For, spite nf him, the weight of business fell On Absalom, and wise Achitophel:...
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A catalogue of the royal and noble authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 3

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...squand'ring wealth was his peculiar ait, Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggar1 d by fools, when still he found, too late, He had his jest, and they had his estate." J * In the Epistle to Lord Bathurst. * [In a lampoon ascribed to Dryden, the writer says: " His grace...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Collated with the Best Editions:

John Dryden, Thomas Park - 1808
...was god or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art ; Nothing went uurewarded, hut desert: Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late ; He had his jest, and they had his estate. He langh'd himself from Court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For, spite...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art; Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggared by fools, whom still he found too late ; He had his jest, and they had his estate. He laughed himself from court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For, spite...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 9

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art; Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggared by fools, whom still he found too late; He had his jest, and they had his estate. He laughed himself from court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief; For, spite...
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Memoirs of Count Grammont, Volume 2

Anthony Hamilton (Count) - Great Britain - 1809
...him was god or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art} Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late ;...from court; then sought relief By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For, spite of him, the weight of business fell On Absalom, and wise Achitophel...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 8

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...was god or devil. In squandering wealth was his peculiar art : Nothing went unrewarded but desert. Beggar'd by fools, whom still he found too late ,...estate. He laugh'd himself from court; then sought reliel By forming parties, but could ne'er be chief: For spite of him the weight of business fell On...
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