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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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skirmishes and sketches

gail hamilton - 1865
...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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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott - Bookbinding - 1866 - 559 pages
...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...and play ; The world defrauded of the high design, 1'rofaned the Goci-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line. Warm'd by such names, well may we then,...
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Skirmishes and Sketches

Gail Hamilton - 1866 - 447 pages
...But it must be a profound and lasting regret " that a ribald king and court Bade him toil on to makc them sport ; Demanded for their niggard pay, Fit for...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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Poetical works. With a biogr. and critical memoir by F.T. Palgrave

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1866
...Table Round again, But that a ribald King and Court Bide him toil on, to make them sport ; ílem.inded for their niggard pay, Fit for their souls, a looser...world defrauded of the high design, * Profaned the Go 1-given strength, and marr'd the lofty line. Wartn'd by such names, well may we then, I Though dwindled...
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The wild garland; or, Curiosities of poetry, selected by I.J. Reeve, Volume 2

Isaac Jack Reeve - 1866
...in shade. ON DRYDEN. DEYDEN, 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 Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott: Bart

Walter Scott - 1866 - 740 pages
...heavenly theme; And Pryden,* in immortal strain, Had raised the Table Uound again, But that a ribald king and court Bade him toil on, to make them sport ; Demanded for their niggard pay, Hut fur their souls, a looser Iny, Licentious satire, song, and play ; The world defrauded of the high...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - English literature - 1866 - 411 pages
...indignant lines : " Dry den, in immortal strain, Had raised the table-round again, Bat that a ribald king and court, Bade him toil on, to make them sport; Demanded far their niggard pay, Fit for their souls, a looser lay, Licentious satires, song and play ; The world...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott. Illustr. by F. Gilbert

1868
...disgraceful disasters. And Dri/den. in immortal strain. Had raised the Table Hound again. Rut that a ribald king and court Bade him toil on to make them sport...for their niggard pay, fit for their souls, a looser la ч. Licentious satire, song, and play. —p. 41. Dryden's melancholy account of his projected Epic...
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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

English poetry - 1869 - 291 pages
...strain, Had ni-nl tho table- round again. Bat that a ribald king and court Bade him toll on, to mako them sport ; Demanded for their niggard pay, Fit for their souls, a looser lay ; The world, defrauded of the high design, Profaned the God-given strength, and marred the lofty line."...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

1870 - 597 pages
...the only drama he wrote for himself ; the others are sacrifices to the tastes of the times. A ribald king and court Bade him toil on to make them sport,...Fit for their souls a looser lay, Licentious satire, sons and play, The world, defrauded of the hich design, Profaned the God-given strength, and marr'd...
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