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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. "
Facts and Speculations on the Origin and History of Playing Cards - Page 173
by William Andrew Chatto - 1848 - 343 pages
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The European Magazine: And London Review, Volume 52

1807
...which concludes wilh these lines: — ' The stifhtp plac'ri tlio busts between, * Adds to (lie entire strength ; Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length.' " Xnsh was, however, useful in bis particular department, asa preserver of order and decency Ħu those...
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Anthologia: A Collection of Epigrams, Ludicrous Epitaphs, Sonnets, Tales ...

Epigrams, English - 1807 - 184 pages
...here you'll find ; Nor Pope himself e'er penn'da joke More cruel on mankind. The picture plac'd the busts between Gives satire all its strength : Wisdom...and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length. AN Irish footman, carrying a basket of game from his master to a friend, waited some time for the customary...
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The Balance, and Columbian Repository, Volume 3

Columbia County (N.Y.) - 1804
...here you'll find, Nor Pope hirmelf e'er penn'da joke More cruel on mankind : The picture plac'd the busts between, Gives satire all its strength— WISDOM and WIT are little seen, But FOLLY— at full Ic-'gtb. EFFECTS OF .SLAVERY. COMMUNICATION. LEKGTH PORTRAIT. A GENTLEMAN who h^ j.ifl been reading...
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The panorama of wit. Exhibiting the choicest epigrams in the English language

Panorama - 1809
...here you'll find ; ^*or Pope himself e'er penn'da joke More cruel on mankind. The picture plac'd the busts between, Gives satire all its strength ; Wisdom and wit are little seen, But folly at fulllength. ON SEEING MISS VASSAL (NOW LADY HOLLAND) At a Masquerade, February 37, 1786. IMPERIAL nymph...
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Poems

Elijah Barwell Impey - English poetry - 1811 - 275 pages
...gave rise to the following Epigram:— The Statue plac'd these Rusts between, Gives Satire all it's strength : Wisdom and Wit are little seen ; But Folly at full length. Ibid. (5) The Lower Assembly-Rooms which were hired by the Gentlemen of the Bath Club for the sumptuous...
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A Selection of English Epigrams: Extracted Principally from the British and ...

Epigrams, English - 1812 - 146 pages
...here you'll find ; Nor Pope himself e'er penn'da joke More cruel on mankind. The picture plac'd the busts between, Gives satire all its strength ; Wisdom...and wit are little seen, But folly at full length. XXI. In all thy humours, whether grave or mellow, Thou'rt such a touchy, testy, pleasant fellow, Hast...
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The Stranger: A Literary Paper, Volume 1

1813 - 424 pages
...Nor Pope himself e'er penn'da joke More cruel to mankind. The Picture plac'd the busts between (Jives satire all its strength, Wisdom and Wit are little seen But Folly at full-length. METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL, ending 12th January, 181 Printed for JOBS COOK, !w E. 2^ E. Honour.,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 91, Part 2

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1821
...between two busts of Locke and Pope : "Thii picture plac'd these busts between, Give Satire itf whole strength, Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." Urbanity is an indigenous plant of England. An able translator will do his best tu be as just to his...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 10

1821
...between two busts of Locke and Pope : " This picture plac'd these buiti between, Give Satire its whole strength, Wisdom and Wit are little seen, But Folly at full length." Urbanity is an indigenous plant of England. An able translator will do his best to be as just to his...
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The Poetical Note-book and Epigrammatic Museum: Containing More Than One ...

George Wentworth - English poetry - 1824 - 383 pages
...here you'll find ; Nor Pope himself e'er penned a 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. SIMPLICITY EXEMPLIFIED. When Dr. Percy jirst published his collection of Ancient English Ballads, he...
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