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" Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy Tragic Muse gives smiles ; thy Comic, sleep. With whate'er gall thou sett'st thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite. In thy felonious heart though venom lies, It does but touch thy Irish pen,... "
The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ... - Page 440
by John Dryden, Walter Scott - 1808
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Poetical Works: With a Memoir, Volume 2

John Dryden - 1866
...sleep. With wliate'er gall thou sfttiti'str thyself ^ write, 'fhy inoffinsivp, In thy felonious art though venom lies, It does but touch thy Irish pen, and dies. Thy genius calls thee not to purchase fame In keen Iambics, but mild Anagram. Leave writing plays, and choose...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - 1866
...différente de celle qui jusqu'alors les a formées. Sous Spencer et Shakspeare, les mots vivants 1 . a Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic muse gives smiles; thy coniic, sleep. With whate'er gall thou sett'st thyseif to Write, Thy inoffensive satires never brte....
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1867 - 445 pages
...tympany of sense. A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, lsi But sure thou 'rt but a kilderkin of wit. *" Ju thy felonious art though venom lies, It does but touch thy Irish pen, and dies. Thy genius calls...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - 1868 - 524 pages
...tympany of sense. A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, But sure thon'rt but a kilderkin of wit. Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic muse gives smiles, thy comic sleep. "1 thou sett'st thyself to writx With whate'er gall thou sett'st thyself to write, Thy inoffensive...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - 1871
...thy own : Nay, let thy men of wit too be the same, All full of thee and differing but in name. . . . Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic...gives smiles, thy comic sleep. With whate'er gall thou setst thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; In thy felonious heart though venom lies,...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - 1871
...thy own : Nay, let thy men of wit too be the same, All full of thee and differing but in name. . . . Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic...gives smiles, thy comic sleep. With whate'er gall thoii setst thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; In thy felonious heart though venom...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 2

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...thy own : Nay, let thy men of wit too be the same, All full of thee and differing but in name. . . . Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; Thy tragic Muse gives smiles, thy comic sleep. AVith whate'er gall thou setst thyself to write, Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; In thy felonious...
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The Poetical Works of John Dryden

John Dryden - 1897 - 662 pages
..." Hut sure thou art but a kilderkin of wit. " Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creeri ; _ " Thy tragic Muse gives smiles, thy comic sleep.% " With whate'er gall thou setst thyself to write, I - " Thy inoffensive satires never bite ; ' 2OO " In thy felonious heart...
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Longer English poems, with notes, ed. by J.W. Hales

John Wesley Hales - 1872
...of sense. " A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ, " But sure thou'rt but a kilderkin of wit. 185 " Like mine, thy gentle numbers feebly creep ; " Thy...thy comic sleep. " With whate'er gall thou sett'st thy self to write, " Thy inoffensive satyrs never bite ; " In thy fellonious heart though venom lies,...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - 1873
...gives smiles; thy comic, sleep. With whate'er gall thon sett'st thyself to -write, Tby iuoffensive satires never bite. In thy felonious heart though...does but touch thy Irish pen, and dies. - Thy genius calls thee iiot to purchase famé In keen lambics, but mild Anagram. Leave writing plays , and choose...
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