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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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Recreations of Christopher North

John Wilson - 1857
...raised the Table Bound 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." VOL. IX. P But why, we ask, did Dryden suffer a ribald king and court to debase and degrade him, and...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed, William Bradford Reed - English literature - 1858 - 411 pages
...indignant lines : " 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...pay, Fit for their souls, a looser lay, Licentious satires, song and play ; The world defrauded of the high design, Profaned the God-given strength, and...
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The Recreations of Christopher North [pseud.].

John Wilson - 1859 - 307 pages
...raised the Table Round again, Bui that a ribald Kitig and Court Bade him play on to make them snort. The world defrauded of the high design. Profaned the God-given strength, and inarr'd the lofty But why, we ask, did Dryden suffer a ribald king and court to debase and degrade...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OS=F SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART

1860
...heavenly theme; And Dryden, in immortal strain, Had raised the Table Bound again, But that a ribald king and court Bade him toil on, to make them sport; Demanded for their niggard pay, But for their souls, a looser lay, Licentious satire, song, and play; The world defrauded of the high...
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LECTURES ON ENGLISH LITERATURE

HENRY REED - 1860
...them sport; Demanded for their niggard pay, Fit for their souls, a looser lay, Licentious satires, song and play ; The world defrauded of the high design, Profaned the God-given strength, and marred the lofty line."f When we look at Dryden' s vigorous command of language, in prose and verse,...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

1862
...heavenly theme; 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;...high design, Profaned the God-given strength, and marred the lofty line. Warmed by such names, well may we then, Though dwindled sons of little men,...
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History, a lecture

William Fitzgerald (bp. of Killaloe.) - 1862
...nobly planned and nobly executed, as an imperishable monument of his genius, — . " But that a ribald king and court Bade him toil on to make them sport : Demanded, for their niggard pay, The service of some looser lay, Licentious satire, song and play ; TUP worid defrauded of each high...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. With memoir of the author

1864
...heavenly theme; 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;...high design, Profaned the God-given strength, and marred the lofty line. Warmed by such names, well may we then, Though dwindled sons of little men,...
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The Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2

1864 - 307 pages
...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.1* But why, we ask, did Dryden suffer a ribald king and court to debase and degrade him, and strangle...
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Skirmishes and Sketches

Gail Hamilton - American essays - 1865 - 447 pages
...brain was his only resource for bread. But it must be a profound and lasting regret " that a ribald king and court Bade him toil on to make them sport...the high design, Profaned the God-given strength and marred the lofty line." Among the lesser lights of this period is Samuel Butler, author of " Hudibras,"...
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