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" Fortune, that with malicious joy Does Man, her slave, oppress, Proud of her office to destroy, Is seldom pleased to bless; Still various and unconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in strife And makes a lottery... "
Works: in English verse - Page 169
by Horace - 1767
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - English language - 1710 - 554 pages
...Proud of her Office to deftroy, Is feldom pleas'd to bidsStill various, and inconftant Hill, But witTi an Inclination to be ill ; Promotes, degrades, delights...And makes a Lottery of Life. I can enjoy her while flic's kind ; But when fhe dances in the Wind, And fhakes her Wings, and will not flay, I puff the...
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The miscellaneous works: containing all his original poems, tales ..., Volume 2

John Dryden, Samuel Derrick - English poetry - 1760
...opprefs, Proud of her office to deflroy, Is feldom pleas'd to blefs : Still various and unconflant ftill, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in flrife, And makes a lottery of life. I can enjoy her while flic's kind ; But when me dances in the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq;: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1760
...opprefs, Proud of her office to deftroy, Is feldom pleas'd to blefs : Still various and unconflant ftill, • But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in flrife, And makes a lottery of life. I can enjoy her while fhe's kind; But when me dances in the wind,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - English poetry - 1767
...opprefs, Proud of her office to deftroy, Is feldom pleas'd to blefs : Still various and unconftant ftill, But with an inclination to be illę Promotes, degrades, delights in flrife, And makes a lottery of life. I can enjoy her while fhc's kind ; Bat when (he dances in the...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 43-44

John Bell - English poetry - 1778
...Proud of her office to destroy, 75 Is seldom pleas'd to bless; Still various, and inconstant still. But with an inclination to be ill. Promotes, degrades, delights in strife, And makes a lottery of life. 80 I can enjoy her while she's kind ; But when she dances in the wind, And shakes the wings, and will...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 16

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...opprefs, Proud of her office to deftroy, Is feldom pleas'd to blefs : ; Still various and unconftant ftill, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in ftrife, And makes a lottery of life. I can en}oy her while (he 's kind ; Hut when (he dances in the...
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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...opprefs, Proud of lier office to deftroy) Is feldom pleat'd to blefs : Still various and unconftant ftill, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades, delights in firife, And makes a lottery of life. I i.iti enjoy her while (he's kind ; Bur when (he dances in the...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...oppress, Proud of her office to destroy, Is seldom pleas'd to bless ; Still various, and unconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades,...And makes a lottery of life. I can enjoy her while she's kind ; But when she dances in the wind, And shakes the wings and will not stay, I puff the prostitute...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 12

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...oppress, Proud of her office to destroy, Is seldom pleased to bless : Still various, and unconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades,...And makes a lottery of life. I can enjoy her while she's kind ; But when she dances in the wind, And shakes the wings, and will not stay, I puff the prostitute...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...oppress, Proud of her office to destroy, Is seldom pleased to bless : Still various, and unconstant still, But with an inclination to be ill, Promotes, degrades,...And makes a lottery of life. I can enjoy her while she's kind ; But when she dances in the wind, And shakes the wings, and will not stay, I puff the prostitute...
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