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" The institution has, indeed, continued to our own time ; the garret is still the usual receptacle of the philosopher and poet ; but this, like many ancient customs, is perpetuated only by an accidental imitation, without knowledge of the original reason... "
T. Lucretius Carus, Of the Nature of Things - Page 98
by Titus Lucretius Carus, Thomas Creech - 1714 - 398 pages
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The Art of English Poetry Containing: Rules for making verses. A collection ...

Edward Bysshe - 1710 - 554 pages
...moving Legions mingled in the War : But much more fweet thy lab'ring Steps to guide % To Virtue's Heights, with Wifdom well fupply'd, > And all the...human Kind, Bewilder'd in the Maze of Life, and blind. O wretched Man ! in what a Alift of Life, Inclos'd with Dangers, and with noify Strife, Ho He fpends...
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Of the Nature of Things: In Six Books, Volume 1

Titus Lucretius Carus - 1714
...Tis pleafant alfo to behold from far . , The moving Legions, mingled in the War : But much more fwcet thy lab'ring Steps to guide To Virtues Heights, with...and unjuft : The Poet afferts only the Sentiment of all Mankind ; For who beholds another in any great Affliction, or groaning under the Violence of Torments.and...
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The Complete Art of Poetry ...

Charles Gildon - 1718
...in the War : But mach more fweet thy lab'ring Steps to guide, To Virtue's Heights, with Wifdomwell fupply'd, And all the Magazines of Learning fortify'd....human Kind Bewilder'd in the Maze of Life, and blind. O wretched Man ! in what a Mift of Life, Inclos'd with Dangers, and with noify Strife, He fpends his...
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Lives of the Roman Poets: Containing a Critical and Historical ..., Volume 1

Lewis Crusius - 1733
...war: But much more fweet rhy lab'ring fleps to guide To Virtues heights, with Wiidom well fupp'y'dj And all the magazines of learning fortify'd : From thence to look below on human kind, Bewilder'din the maze of life, and blind. DR y DEW. How juft is the following centrait, between the...
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Original Poems and Translations, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1743
...Virtue's heights, with Wifdom well fupply'd, And all the Magazines of Learning fortify 'd: From thince to look below on human kind, Bewilder'd in the Maze of Life, and blind : To fee vain Fools ambitioufly contend For Wit and Pow'r ; their laft endeavours bend T' outfhine...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 2

John Dryden - 1760
...To virtue's heights, with wifdom well fupply'd, I And all the magazines of learning fortify 'd : J From thence to look below on human kind, Bewilder'd in the maze of life, and blind : To fee vain fools ambitioufly contend For wit and pow'r ; their laft endeavours bend T' outfhineeach...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq;: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1760
...To virtue's heights, with wifdom well fupply'd, I And all the magazines of learning fortify 'd : J From thence to look below on human kind, Bewilder'd in the maze of life, and blind : To fee vain fools ambitioufly contend For wit and pow'r ; their laft endeavours bend T' outfhineeach...
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The works of m. de Voltaire, tr. with notes by T. Smollett and others, Volume 6

François Marie Arouet de Voltaire - 1763
...The moving legions mingled in the war ; But much more fweet thy lab'ring fteps to guide To virtue's heights, with wifdom well fupply'd, And all the magazines...fortify'd ; From thence to look below on human kind Bewilder' d in the maze of life, and blind. 1 I will add nothing to this long epiftle concerning the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...The moving legions mingled in the war. But much more fweet thy lab'ring fteps to guide To virtue's heights, with wifdom well fupply'd, And all the magazines...human kind, Bewilder'd in the maze of life, and blind: To fee vain fools ambitioufly contend For wit and pow'r; their laft endeavours bend T' outmine each...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...The moving legions mingled in the war. But much more fweet thy lab'ring fteps to guide 1 To virtue's .heights, with wifdom well fupply'd, { And all...human kind, Bewilder'd in. the maze of life, and blind : To fee vain fools ambitioufly contend For wit and pow'r; their laft endeavours bend T'outfhine each...
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