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" And Dryden, in immortal strain, Had raised the Table Round again,* But that a ribald King and Court Bade him toil on, to make them sport ; Demanded for their niggard pay, Fit for their souls, a looser lay, Licentious satire, song, and play ; The world... "
The Advantages and the Dangers of the American Scholar: A Discourse ... - Page 248
by Gulian Crommelin Verplanck - 1833 - 62 pages
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Complete, Volume 2

1845
...but being encouraged only with lair But (hat a ribald Khig and Court Bade him toil on, to make (hern sport ; Demanded for their niggard pay, Fit for their...the God-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line. Warm'd by such names, well may we then, Though dwindled sons of little men, Essay to break a feeble...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume. With ...

Sir Walter Scott, John Gibson Lockhart, Joseph Mallord William Turner - 1841 - 823 pages
...attentive ear, Perchance to draw the sigh or tear." 8 See Appendix, Note A * Ibid, Note B. Ibid, Note C. Demanded for their niggard pay, Fit for their souls, a looser lay, Licentious satire, song, and play j1 The world defrauded of the high design,2 Profaned the God-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line....
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The Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 1

John Wilson - English essays - 1842
...raised the Table Round again, But that a ribald King and Court Bade him play on to make them sport, The world defrauded of the high design, Profaned the God-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line." But why, we ask, did Dryden suffer a ribald king and court to debase and degrade him, and strangle...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

John Wilson - 1842
...raised the Table Round again, But that a ribald king and court Bade him play on to make them sport, The world defrauded of the high design, Profaned the God-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line." But why, we ask, did Dryden suffer a ribald king and court to debase and degrade his immortal strain...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

John Wilson - 1842
...raised the Table Round again, But that a ribald king and court Bade him play on to make them sport, The world defrauded of the high design, Profaned the God-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line." But why, we ask, did Dryden suffer a ribald king and court to debase and degrade his immortal strain...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Containing Lay of the Last ...

Sir Walter Scott - 1843 - 624 pages
...heavenly theme; And Uryden, in immortal strain, Had raised the Tahle Round again,a But that a rihald king and court Bade him toil on, to make them sport;...for their niggard pay, Fit for their souls, a looser lav, Licentious satire, song, and plav ; The world defrauded of the higt design, [lofty line. Profaned...
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Tegg's magazine of knowledge and amusement

1844
...raised the Table Round again, But that a ribald king and court Bade him play on to make them sport ; The world, defrauded of the high design, Profaned the God-given strength and marred the iofty line." To pursue this sketch farther, however, and notice, even in the most cursory...
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Lectures on the English poets

English poets - 1847
...worthy of his genius and his name than many of those he has left behind him ; but alas! " A ribald king and court Bade him toil on to make them sport;...the god-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line." Minor Although Dryden held the supreme sway over our poetry from the death of Milton, in 1 674, to...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One ..., Volume 1

Walter Scott - English poetry - 1848 - 823 pages
...for others to amend my errors in a like design; but being encouraged only with fair But that a ribald King and Court Bade him toil on, to make them sport;...the God-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line. Warm'd by such names, well may we then, Though dwindled sons of little men, Essay to break a feeble...
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The clans of the Highlands of Scotland: an account of their annals, with ...

Thomas Smibert - 1850
...have turned him into a soldier wholly, whieh event, to use his own words on Dryden, might haply have " The world defrauded of the high design, Profaned the God-given strength, and marr'd the mighty line/' The same spirit led him to pieture all his personages in humble life, as ehiefly estimable...
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