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" Base envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. "
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1855
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections, Additions and ...

James Thomson - 1757
...deform'd, Convulftve anger ftorms at large ; or pale,. And filent, fettles into fell revenge. Bafe envy withers at another's joy,. And hates that excellence it cannot reach. 285 Defponding fear, of feeble fancies full, Weak and unmanly, loofens every power. Even Love-kfelf...
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and Improvements. ...

James Thomson - 1766
...deform'd, 280 Conyulfive anger ftorms at large; or pale, And filent, fettles into fell revenge. Bafe envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. Defponding fear, of feeble fancies full, 285 Weak and unmanly, loofens every power. Even love itfelf...
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The Seasons

James Thomson - 1769 - 180 pages
...deform'd , Convulfive anger ftorms at large ; or pale , And filent, fettles into fell revenge. Bafe envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. a8f Defponding fear , of feeble fancies full , Weak and unmanly, loofens every power. Even love itfelf...
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The Works of James Thomson

James Thomson - 1774
...deform"J, 280 Couvulfive anger ftorms at large ; or pale And filent, fettles into fell revenge. Bafe envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. Defponding fear, of feeble fancies full, zJf/ Weak and unmanly, loofeas every pow'r. Even love itfelf...
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The Works of the English Poets: Thomson

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...deform'd, sSo Convulfive anger ftorms at large ; or pate, And filent, fettles into fell revenge. Rafe envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. Dcfponding fear, of feeble fancies full, zfcj Weajc and unmanly, loofens every power. Ev'u love itfelf...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 91-92

John Bell - English poetry - 1787
...deform'd, 283 Convulfive Anger ftorms at large ; or, pale And filent, fettles into fell revenge. Bafe Envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. Dcfponding Fear, of feeble lancies full, 28^ Weak and enmanly, loofens every power. Even Love itfelf...
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The Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and Improvements ...

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1788
...and deform'd, Convulfive anger ftorms at large ; or pale, And filent, fettles into fell revenge. Bafe envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. Defponding fear, of feeble fancies full, Weak and unmanly, loofens every power. Even love itfelf is...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...280 Corrvulfive anger ftorms at large ; or pale, j And filent, fettles into fell revenge. . . Bafe envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. Pefponding fear, of feeble fancies full, ?85 Weak and unmanly, loofens every ppwef , Ev'n love itfelf...
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Memoirs of the First Forty-five Years of James Lackington: The Present ...

James Lackington - Booksellers and bookselling - 1792 - 486 pages
...too probable) the docket was not already ftruck, the gazette would foon fettle that point." " Bafe Envy withers at another's joy, " And hates that excellence it cannot reach." THOMPSON. But I have been lately informed that thefe good natured and compaffionate people have for...
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 225 pages
...and deform'd, 280 Convulsive anger storms at large ; or pale, And silent, settles into fell revenge. Base envy withers at another's joy, And hates that excellence it cannot reach. Desponding fear, of feeble fancies full, 285 Weak and unmanly, loosens every power. EV'N love itself...
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