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" His fall was destined to a barren strand, A petty fortress, and a dubious hand; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 602
by John Nichols - 1748
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A collection of poems, by several hands [ed. by R. Dodsley].

Collection - 1755
...prefs him to the ground ? His fall was deftin'd to a barren ftrand, A petty fortrefs, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All J times their fcenes of pompous woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. In gay...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1765
...prefs him to the ground ? His fall was deftin'd to a barren flrand, A petty fortrefs, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All ' times their fcenes of pompous woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. 1 Ver....
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1770
...prefs him to the ground ? His fall was deftin'd to a barren ftrand, A petty fortrefs, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All ' times their feenes of pompous woes afferdj From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. In gay...
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Miscellaneous and fugitive pieces [chiefly of Johnson, ed. by T. Davies].

Samuel Johnson - 1774
...prefs him to the Ground? His Fall was deftin'd to a barren Strand, f A petty Fortrefs, and a dubious Hand ; He left the Name, at which the World grew pale, To point a Moral, or adorn a Tale. All (I) Times their Scenes of pompous Woes afford, From Perfia's Tyrant, to Bjvaiia's Lord. In...
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Miscellaneous and Fugitive Pieces, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Thomas Davies - 1774
...prefs him to the Ground? His Fall was deftin'd to a barren Strand, A petty Fortrefs, and a dubious Hand ; He left the Name, at which the World grew pale, To point a Moral, or adorn a Tale. All (I) Times their Scenes of pompous Woes afford, From Per/ia's Tyrant, to Bavaria's Lord. In...
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Cursory remarks made in a tour through some of the northern parts of Europe ...

Sir Nathaniel William Wraxall - Europe - 1775 - 412 pages
...defcribe his death. V " His fall was deftin'd to a barren ftrand* *' A petty fortrefs, and a dubious hand ; " He left the name at which the world grew pale, *' To point a moral, or adorn a tale." 1 I mall not take up your time by a defeription of palaces, which are ever a repetition...
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Lady's Poetical Magazine, Or Beauties of British Poetry, Volume 2

English poetry - 1781
...prefs him to the ground ? Mis His fall was deftin'd to a barren ftrand, A petty fortrefs, and a dubious hand ; He left the name, at which the world grew pale> To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All times their fcenes of pompous woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. In gay...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes. By Several Hands: With Notes

Poetry - 1782
...prefs him to the ground ? His fall was deftin'd to a barren flrand, 5 A petty fortrefs, and a dubious hand; He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All h times their fcenes of pompous woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. In gay...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope, Volume 2

Joseph Warton - Pope, Alexander - 1782 - 423 pages
...ground ? His fall was deftin'd to a barren ftrand, A petty fortrefs and a dubious hand ; He left a name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale *. 51. Self-love but ferves the virtuous mind to wake, As the fmall pebble ftirs the peaceful...
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes, Volume 4

Robert Dodsley - English poetry - 1782
...His fall was deftin'd to a barren flrand, s A petty fortrel's, and a dubious hand ; He left the nanK, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale. All h times their fcenes of pompous woes afford, From Perfia's tyrant to Bavaria's lord. In gay...
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